Android users can do this by hitting the Menu button in a group chat and selecting Mute, while i Phone users can find the same option in the Group Info section of a conversation.
Whats App can be a data-sapping terror if you’re not on a generous plan, with photos, videos and voice messages capable of gobbling through the lion’s share of your allowance in no time.
Sticking with the email theme, you can also use Whats App to send the same message to lots of your contacts without lumping them all into one group, much like the BCC option on email. All you need to do is hit the New Broadcast option on the app’s main menu.
Smartphones contain such deeply personal information that handing them over to a friend or family member can prove an ordeal.
No replies after an hour when everyone was online and irritatingly chatty just a minute before you messaged? This will show you exactly who has read it and when.
On Android, hit More in your conversation’s menu, followed by Email Chat.
On i OS, tap the top bar above your conversation and select Email Chat.
Beyond showing off, there’s no need to italicise your Whats App messages, or make them bold – all phone users know that’s what Caps Lock is for.
However, if you have the finger speed and are willing to commit the commands to memory, you can do exactly that.