How to open WhatsApp secret menu on iPhone
If you are a user of Whatsapp, you absolutely cannot miss this gem. On iPhone. is there a way to access a “secret” menu of the messaging app with some really cool features. Some of these can even save you time in everyday use. Curious to know what it is? Well, let’s find out together.
Even those who have owned iPhones for a long time may not be aware of the trick. There is a feature on the iPhone called “Quick actions“. Thanks to this, it is possible to reveal the “secret” menus of various applications, not just WhatsApp! The aim is to make the user experience faster and more intuitive. If you’ve never heard of it, we strongly encourage you to read below, it could really make your life easier!
WhatsApp: how to reveal the secret menu
Accessing the secret WhatsApp menu on iPhone is very easy. All that needs to be done is:
- Unlock your iPhone and access the Home screen;
- Locate the WhatsApp app;
- Make a long tap on the app until the menu appears;
Many are used to using long taps for rearrange the Home screen or to delete apps. However, very often, it is not noticed that many of these (the supported ones) have a menu that allows you to perform quick actions. In particular, the WhatsApp menu, in addition to the classic items “share App”, “Remove App” and “Change the Home screen”, presents:
1) My QR code
Option that allows, with a simple touch, to make your own appear WhatsApp QR code. If you know someone new and want to give them your contact, you can select this option instead of wasting time dictating the phone number. To do this, those who add you simply need to scan the QR code with their smartphone camera and that’s it!
Option that allows you to access the camera directly on WhatsApp. This way, you can take a snapshot or record a video and send it directly within the app.
3) New chat
If you intend to send a quick message in a new chat, this option will direct you directly to list of your contacts. Just choose the one of interest and the new chat will be created.
Useful option for quickly searching for messages and contents of all kinds within WhatsApp.