Currently, WhatsApp is the most popular messaging application worldwide. Based on reports Statesmanthe application which was first released in 2009 topped the list of the most used applications globally with users reaching 2 billion by 2022.
This achievement was obtained by WhatsApp due to several factors, such as the availability of many features that make it easier and add to the excitement of users in sending messages. Sharing these features include, sending messages, calling, voice note, video callsend stickers, create groups chatmake story etc.
How to Delete Contacts on WhatsApp
Apart from the above features, this app also offers the option to delete WhatsApp contacts. This feature is used by users for several reasons, such as the contact is no longer active, many spam messages from the contact, or the user does not know the name of the contact.
Citing pages faq.whatsapp.comas for how to delete a contact on WhatsApp is as follows:
- Open WhatsApp, then open the tab chat
- Tap ‘New chat’ or message contact picture at the bottom right.
- Find and select the contact you want to delete.
- Tap the contact’s name at the top.
- Tap ‘More options (three dots)’ > ‘Look in address book’ > ‘More options’ > ‘Delete’.
Please note, deleting a contact from the phone’s address book will not delete the history chat the user with the contact.
In addition to the methods above, deleting contacts can be done via the Contacts application on Facebook smartphonethe method:
- Open the contacts app on smartphone.
- Select the contact you want to delete.
- Select menu ‘Delete Contact’ or the like to delete a contact.
How to Delete Chat on WhatsApp
Not only deleting contacts, the WhatsApp application also provides users with the option to delete them chatgood chat individuals, chat group, or delete all chat at a time.
Citing the same source, here’s how to remove chat on WhatsApp:
1. Delete Chat Individual
To remove chat individu, pada tab ‘Chat’swipe left chat that you want to delete. Then, tap ‘More’ > ‘Delete Chat’ > ‘Happy’.
Alternatively, tap ‘Edit’ in the right corner of the tab ‘Chat’ > Select chat you want to delete > Tap ‘Delete’ > ‘Delete Chat’.
2. Deleting Group Chats
Not infrequently group chat rooms on WhatsApp contains a lot chat from group members. In fact, some of them are, at times, messages that are quite old. If you feel the need to delete chat the group, you can do this by opening the tab ‘Chat’swipe left chat the group you want to delete. Tap ‘More’ > ‘Leave group’ > ‘Leave group’. Swipe left chat the group > tap ‘Delete Group’ .
3. Delete All Chat At a time
To delete all chat at once, go to WhatsApp ‘Settings’ > ‘Chat’ > ‘Delete All Chat’.
Keep in mind, chat individual will be removed from the tab ‘Chat’. But, chat the group will still be visible in the tab ‘Chat’ and you will remain a member of the group unless you leave the group.
Latest WhatsApp Features
In an upload on WhatsApp’s Twitter account on May 6, it was stated that WhatsApp would launch various types of emails new features which makes it easier for users to create and maintain personal connections through their services.
Continuing Katadatahere are some of the new features:
1. Community Features
WhatsApp is known to soon launch a community feature that can combine group conversations according to a common theme. The reason is, WhatsApp finds many schools, groups, and non-profit organizations that use this application as a place to communicate and solve various matters.
With the community feature, it is hoped that users can join relevant groups so they can connect with people who need to be contacted. In the community feature, later the admin will have the flexibility to send announcements to group members and add or remove the community group.
2. Delete Message feature by Admin
Another new WhatsApp feature is the deletion of messages by the admin. This feature allows group admins to delete inappropriate messages or problematic messages sent by members of the group.
3. Sending Files Up to 2 GB
Previously, WhatsApp only allowed sending files with a maximum of 100 MB. However, currently, the file size that can be sent via WhatsApp has become larger, which is 2 GB. Thus, users will be more flexible in sending documents via this instant messaging application.
4. Voice Call with 32 Participants
In fact, WhatsApp has long introduced a group voice calling feature. Initially, the number of participants in the voice call was only eight people. However, currently the voice call participants can be more or even up to 32 people.