29 Secret whatsapp tricks you never knew

Whatsapp is the most famous mobile messaging platform till date. But do you know some of the secrets tricks of whatsapp which can take you to the next level. Here in this article, i am highlighting most famous whatsapp tricks So far.

Use whatsapp without any phone Number

Do you know you can use whatsapp without any phone number. Yes you heard it right. Follow the steps:

  1. Uninstall whatsapp from your mobile.
  2. Download whatsapp from play store.
  3. Turn the flight mode on.
  4. Download and install spoof messages app from play store
  5. Start the installation process.
  6. Now , It will not be able to verify you via internet and it will prompt you to choose alternate SMS Method.
  7. Now choose check through sms and enter your email.
  8. Instantly without waiting for any more time click on cancel and authorization process will stop.
  9. Now open the spoof messaging app and enter below details.
To: +447900347295
From: +(Country code)(mobile number)
Message: Your email address
It will now verify whatsapp for you and you will start using whatsapp.

Send all your conversation to your email

Most people wanted to view media and chats on their computer, but they are unaware of a shortcut that can send all the chat history and images, video to your inbox with one single click.

  1. Just go to whatsapp and press any contact for more than few seconds.
  2. A pop up menu will appear
  3.  Click on email conversation. Send your conversation via gmail or any other email.





Spy on someone else whatsapp

  1. Borrow your friends’ android phone which you want to spy for just one minute.
  2. Go to settings —> About phone —> Status—> Wi-Fi MAC address
  3. Note down the mac address. Keep the phone for few more minutes. we need it man.
  4. Now go to your phone and uninstall whatsapp.
  5. Change your Mac id to your friend’s one by spoofing mac.
  6. Now Download and install whatsapp on your phone. Whatsapp will send the verification code to your friend’s phone.
  7. verify your downloaded whatsapp by the verification code sent to your friend’s phone.
  8. You have installed exact replica of your friend’s whatsapp. Now whatever he or she will do, you can track it with your phone. Useful for parents and lovers. Do not use it for illegal purpose.

Read Also : 101 Coolest Whatsapp Status Compiled

How to know When he or she read your message

Just go to the conversation chat window of whatsapp and keep the message pressed for few seconds.

when message was read time


On the top there is an  i symbol. Click on that. You will see when he or see read you.





Stop someone from Knowing you read his message or not

You can also stop whatsapp from showing someone else read notification. That is , no one can find out you read their message or not. The only disadvantage is that once you check this option, You also can not determine when your message was read by other.


  1. Open your WhatsApp and tap three vertical dots icon on the top right of your screen.
  2. Now move to Settings > Account > Privacy.
  3. Uncheck Read receipts.


Use Whatsapp Quote feature to quote any message

  • For this you need to long press on the selected message. Now if you look at the top section, you will be able to view a new icon. This icon is the Reply icon. Press on it.



  • Now you will be allowed to type-in your reply or your comments regarding the selected message. Type in your comment as shown in the screenshot given below.


Mark any message on whatsapp as starred and find it later

  1. Just Long press any message and mark it as starred.
  2. Now, you can find it anytime easily from main whatsapp windows. Just Click on Three vertical dots on main window, and click on starred messages.


Want to save Your Mobile Data Usage ? Stop Media Auto download

Are you getting more Mobile data Bills. Well may be whatsapp be the culprit. Millions of images sent by friends and groups are getting auto downloaded to your phone without your wish. You can easily stop this by changing settings here. After this you will only download images you wish to.

Lock Your whatsapp with a PIN

Some of your whatswpp messages may not be suitable for everyone else in the family, like children, parents etc. In this case you can lock your whatsapp with Lock for whatsapp app.

whatsapp lock



Recover your deleted messages on Whatsapp

  1. Connect your mobile with your pc via USB cable.
  2. Go to folder named whatsapp/Databases
  3. Two files are there named msgstore-yyyy..dd..db.crypt and msgstore.db.crypt
  4. msgstore-yyyy..dd..db.crypt file contains all the messages sent or recieved in last 7 days.
  5. Open it with notepad or wordpad to view and read messages.

Use Multiple Whatsapp account on same Phone

It may be that you have various mobiles with you and in that case a person tends to have more than one whatsapp account. But once you lose or break the old phone, you always wish to use it in your favorite phone. But is it possible. Yes its possible with help of an app.

  1. Download and install Parellal spaces app from google play on your phone
  2. Add accounts over it and run more than one Whatsapp account via it.

Create shortcuts for Frequently contacted friends

Do you know you can easily create a person’s shortcut on your phone home screen.

  1. Just keep the contact pressed for few seconds and a pop up menu will appear.
  2. In it choose Add Conversation Shortcut.
  3. Your shortcut will get created.




Change Phone Number Keeping the same account

If you have just changed your sim, You need not worry thinking , what will happeen to your account. Whatsapp have a setting in which it allow anyone to change the phone number.



Whatsapp Profile Picture Prank !


  1. Connect your Phone to PC via USB cable
  2. Go to WhatsApp -> Profile Pictures folder
  3. Copy your friend’s profile pic name and delete the profile pic.
  4. Now make an image of size 561 x 561 Pixel dimension.
  5. Make it horrible or funny so that your friend gets really scared.
  6. Show him his profile pic on the phone , he will be shocked.

Extend  Whatsapp Validity

  1. Go to settings>Account>Change number.
  2. In this whatsapp you have to change your mobile number twice and revert to the same earlier and nothing else.
  3. Amazingly it tricks whatsapp for extended validity on android.
  4. Lets say your Phone no. is 8866****** having service expiration Feb 18 ,2016.
  5. You just have to enter your old number as 8866****** And new no as your second sim no. 9067******.
  6. Repeat the same process again keeping old number as new and vice versa and bring back your old number which you want to keep.
  7. Cheers, you have extended your validity for one year from today’s date. ( The date on which you are performing this trick)



Don’t worry it will not delete your history or remove you from any group.

Red Hear Icon expands and animate


The red heart emoji on whatsapp expands and animate like a beating one. Try it.


Change Whatsapp Chat Background


Go to any chat window. Hit chat wallpaper. It will come by pressing same key on your phone which brings you the menu to status. Once you enter a friends chat, press the key there. A pop up menu will appear. In it hit on wallpaper and change wallpaper.

Send a message to all your friends at once.

If you want to send a message to more than one person, you can use whatsapp broadcast feature.

  1. For that you have to first create a broadcast list from your contacts.
  2. Once its ready, go to new broadcast and send message.
  3. It will be sent to all your friends.
  4. The only condition is that the person in your broadcast should also have your phone number saved on their phone.




Share your location with your whatsapp friend

You can use this feature in case you lost while going to meet some friend. You can share your current location , so that he can trace you out in few taps.

  1. Just tap on the attachment icon. The same one with which you use to attach pictures. From there you can share your location also.
  2. Note that you must have your GPS enabled for doing this.




Send large files of formats like ZIP, RAR, APK , EXE , PDF, DOC , PPT , XLS

Now everyone knows that we can send images , video and audio via whatspp. But what if we wanted to share other file formats via whatsapp. Yes, you can send large files of different file formats via whatsapp. Follow these simple steps provided below.


1. Download and  Install Dropbox app and CloudSend App from Google play store on your phone.
2. Open CloudSend . You will be asked to link  CloudSend with Dropbox , allow it .
 3.  Share the file on Cloudsend  . The file will get automatically uploaded to your Dropbox account and you will get a link to that file.
 4. You can Share this ” link ” to his friends on WhatsApp . On clicking of the link your friend will be able to download the file.

Hide last Seen on Whatsapp

With this trick you can hide when you are last checked your whatsapp. This becomes handy if you want to remain anonymous about your whatsapp behavior. For steps see the screen shots below. Click on 3 vertical dots on home screen, then click on settings.





Hide your Profile pic from Others

Most of people don’t know and don’t care for this useful settings. Impersonators or spammers can download our pics and use it for illegal purpose. We should use this whatsapp feature to hide profile pic from public view. Follow the screenshots below.

First click on 3 vertical dots on home screen of whatsapp. Then Go to settings > Account > Privacy > Profile photo and Choose my contacts. This is really important for security purpose.


Backup Whatsapp Chats, images and videos on Your Google Drive account


Prank your friends by bombarding thousands of messages at once in whatsapp

Just open web.whatsapp.com in chrome browser. Now, press CTRL + Shift + J at once to open console. Now, copy and paste the code given below in the console and hit enter.

// control + shift + j to open console and paste
var count = 4000; //number of times to send
var message = "Your whatsapp has been hacked "; //spam message 
var i = 0;var timer = setInterval(function() {
 var evt = document.createEvent("TextEvent");
 evt.initTextEvent("textInput", true, true, window, message + i, 0, "en-US");
 document.querySelector(".input-container .input").focus();
 document.querySelector(".input-container .input").dispatchEvent(evt);
 i++;if (i == count)clearInterval(timer);console.log(i + " messages sent");var event = new MouseEvent('click', {'view': window,'bubbles': true,'cancelable': true});document.querySelector(".icon.btn-icon.icon-send").dispatchEvent(event);
}, 10);


Copy someone else whatsapp status easily on whatsapp web and edit your status there itself

If you like someone status on whatsapp and do not want to hurt your fingers while writing it in your edit status field on your phone, Just log in to https://web.whatsapp.com and then just copy the status.


copy-status-whatsapp-web-min -1


Now click on your profile pic. Your profile and status will open. Just click the edit icon and paste the status then and there.


Send file from PC to Phone and Vice versa via whatsapp

Use WhatsApp to transfer file from pc to phone or phone to pc
or to Compress pics without any software

first  save your own phone number (from which you use WhatsApp )  on your phone with your name.


after saving you will see an option Message +91 *********** with whatsapp icon.

tap on that and now you can chat with yourself just like you were having with your friends
you can also save notes to yourself  just by messaging yourself

Now how to transfer images from pc to mobile/mobile to pc

– open http://web.whatsapp.com on your pc and scan the code.

It will look this
Select attach files, upload and send any image to yourself .
Now as you can see I uploaded a 5 MB image and it got compressed to 593KB.

Same can be done to transfer mobile media to pc . Select and upload any file from your mobile and send it to yourself

Select a custom Notification for a particular group

  • Keep a group icon pressed for few seconds for the menu to appear.
  • Now, click on group info


  • Now, choose custom notifications


  • Now, check option saying use custom notifications
  • Now, click on notification tone and select your fav notification tone for your fav group.


Also read: Send Blank Messages on Whatsapp 

Change Chat Background wallpaper

Click on three vertical dots on top right of whatsapp main window. Now Click Chats and then Click on wallpaper. Now, change wallpaper by browsing into your phone gallery.


Now Send Bold, Italics or Strikethrough Text in Whatsapp

  1. For Sending a Bold Text just add an asterisk (*) before and sfter the text. For example *Hi*
  2. For sending an italics Text just add an Underscore (_) before and after the text . For example _Hi_
  3. For sending a strikethorugh text Just add tilde (~) before and after the text. For example ~Hi~

Now,  send your message in new font in Whatsapp

Just enclose your message as in given pic below and send your message in a completely new font.



Fake Thumbnail different from real photo

Just download z photo fake app for android and create an image from it which have different thumbnail and different picture to trick your friends. Just download z photo fake app for android and create an image from it which have different thumbnail and different picture to trick your friends.

whatsapp trick thumnail change

Hack your friend’s Whatsapp conversation

Just trick your friend to connect his phone to your PC via USB cable and then steal a file. Takes only 2 minutes.

  1. Borrow your friend’s phone for few minutes.
  2. Connect it to your computer via USB.
  3. Go to folder named whatsapp/Databases
  4. Two files are there named
    msgstore-yyyy..dd..db.crypt and
  5.  Copy them to your computer . Rename that file from “msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt” to “msgstore.db.crypt” If the file is called “msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt5”, rename it to “msgstore.db.crypt5”
  6. Now Uninstall whatsapp.
  7. Move those copied files msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt and  -msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt5  to your whatsapp/Databases folder on your phone.
  8. Whatsapp will ask for restore. Choose restore from backup. Cheers , you have all your friend’s whatsapp conversation on your phone.


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