The new WhatsApp feature makes it easy to find friends’ posts, here’s how

KOMPAS.com – Messaging app WhatsApp officially released a new feature that allows its users to search file specifically.

Features search this is more sophisticated to make it easier for users when they want to browse files in the form of photos, videos, audios, documentGIFs, links, or stickers that have been sent through the messaging app.

“We have made it easier for you to browse the file categories you want to search, such as photos, GIFs, links, videos, documents, and even audio on the WhatsApp application,” WhatsApp wrote on his Twitter account.

The choice of file type will now be provided when the user accesses the search feature on WhatsApp. Apart from selecting the file type, the user can also search more specifically from whom the file was sent by typing the contact name next to the file type.

Also read: How to Enable 2-Step Verification to Prevent WhatsApp Accounts from Being Hijacked

“Now you can search for a specific contact, select the media type, and add keywords to view past chats and messages more effectively,” WhatsApp said.

Monitoring KompasTekno, This feature is already present in WhatsApp Android version 2.20.200.22. So, how to use this advanced search feature? Here’s how.

1. To be able to use this more sophisticated search feature, first update the WhatsApp application from the Play Store.

After that, open the search menu with the magnifying glass icon at the top right of the WhatsApp main screen.

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2. After that, WhatsApp will display what file categories to search for, for example photos, videos, audios, links, GIFs, and documents.

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3. Then, select one of the file types you want to search based on the requested keywords.

As follows, KompasTekno Try to find photo file type with keyword “Digital”.

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4. Here’s the search results for the photo file history with the keyword “Digital”.

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Previously, this feature was already present in the iOS-based WhatsApp application. But now, the file search feature has begun to be distributed to all Android users who use the latest version of WhatsApp.

Also read: WhatsApp prepares photo and video features that can be deleted automatically

Good luck!

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