If you are a frequent user of WhatsApp you’re probably also using it on your PC as well.
Am I right?
Hold on. Did you say that you’re not using WhatsApp on your PC? Whoa. Where have you been? We gotta change that right now!
If you’re one of the few who’s still grabbing your mobile device to answer a WhatsApp message, keep reading because you’re going to love what we have here for you today!
So, let’s see how you can use keyboard shortcuts to do stuff like insert emojis and make certain words bold or italic.
If you want to bold, italicize, underline, or
strikethrough text on WhatsApp
- Bold: Place the text between asterisks: * WhatsApp *
- Italicize: Place the text between underscores: _WhatsApp_
- Strikethrough: Place the text between tilde characters: ~ WhatsApp ~
If you want to search for emojis
You can search for an emojis by typing a colon followed by the search word.
If you want to quickly access the chat search bar
You can instantly access the WhatsApp chat search bar using the keyboard command Ctrl+F. Now just type in the name of the contact you want to search for.
If you want to quickly move between chats
This is super easy to do using the keyboard commands Ctrl + Shift +] (to move forward) and Ctrl + Shift + [ (to go back).
If you want to mute chats
I don’t know about you but I mute group chats all the time. I’d go insane if I didn’t! Fortunately, it’s easy to instantly mute a WhatsApp group chat using the keyboard command Ctrl + Shift + M. At that point you can choose to mute it for 8 hours, a week, or an entire year. (People mute chats for an entire year?)
If you want to mark a WhatsApp message as unread
This is a handy feature when you simply don’t have time to read the chat and want to save it for later as unread. Just use the keyboard command Ctrl + Shift + U and you’re all set!
If you want quick access to the emoji button
For instant access to the WhatsApp emoji button use the keyboard command press Tab+Shift. Wasn’t that easy?
Enjoy using WhatsApp on your PC!
WhatsApp Messenger is a communication app designed for smartphones that allows users to send messages through the wireless network or 3g when connection is available. Chat and send videos, images and audio notes to contacts (including international numbers) at no additional cost; customize the application and get notificed when someone sends you a message.