It is indisputable that WhatsApp Web is, today, the platform for instant messaging Most commonly used on desktop computers. If you use a PC o laptop for many hours every day, it is very likely that you communicate with your friends through this web application. Did you know that you can make this experience something closer to the old MSN Messenger or Windows Live Messenger? Here we will teach you a trick that will do just that.
Now, although there are already many ways to evoke the feeling of the ‘old MSN’ through skins, extensions for Chrome or applications made specifically to remember it, the truth is that none of these solutions is very practical, nor is it to replace the already established WhatsApp Web.
Despite this, we believe that if there is a way to recall the experience of Windows Live Messenger or its similar ones without overly complicating the functionalities that we enjoy today with other apps, that is probably the well-known ‘it ends’.
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Do you remember the ‘tukutin’ from MSN Messenger?
If the term ‘tukutin’ automatically transports you to the old chats of MSN Messenger, then there is no doubt that this trick can please you strongly. Place this legendary sound:
In this way, the feeling of receiving a message through a PC application will be very similar to the one you had more than a decade ago with the MicroSoft Network application and the Windows Live suite.
The ‘tukutin’ was the default sound used by the applications of MSN Messenger and then Windows Live Messenger from 2001 to 2011.
How to put the ‘tukutin’ of MSN Messenger as a notification in WhatsApp Web?
For this trick, we will have to use the configuration options of Windows 10 (the steps are different on a Mac), and from the notifications that the system generates for messages. Just follow these steps in order to set it up perfectly.
- Download the original notification sound of MSN Messenger ‘tukutin’ on your computer, you can do it from this is video (using some program to download YouTube videos as MP3)
- In Windows 10, press Ctrl + Q, and then type “Change system sounds” and select the only option that appears in the search
- A system window will appear, make sure you are in the Sounds tab
- Look for the section program events and look for the option notification and click
- With this option marked (highlighted), click on the button To examine… from below (next to Test)
- Locate the MP3 file you downloaded from the ‘tukutin’ and select it.
That’s all as far as Windows 10Now all that remains is to configure WhatsApp Web notifications. To do this, do the following:
- Go to WhatsApp Web in Chrome (or Edge, Brave, etc.) and locate the address bar
- To the left of where the URL is written (“https://web.whatsapp.com/”), you will see a lock icon. press it
- Click on permissions for this site
- In the window that appears, locate the option Notifications (with a bell icon)
- Pull down the menu for this option and choose To allow.
Clever! That is all. Now it only remains to test the functionality. Ask someone to send you a message by WhatsApp or wait for someone to contact you and you will see a small window appear in the bottom right of your PC o laptop. The best? Doing so will reproduce the familiar ‘tukutin’ sound of MSN Messenger, nearly matching the experience of many years ago.
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How did they save you on WhatsApp without installing Getcontact?
Believe it or not, there is a method that allows WhatsApp users, be they Android o iPhone, find out how your friends decided to save them in your phone’s address book. The best thing about this trick is that it does not require installing any app; however, you do need some persuasion.
You will have to convince your WhatsApp contact to send you your number, but not as a text message, but rather through the contact sharing option. To do this, you need to tap on the paperclip icon and select this feature. Only then will you know if they gave you your name or a nickname.