WhatsApp Tips

7 Must-Know WhatsApp Tips 

With more than 700 million  users, WhatsApp is the most famous chatting application. The huge user base likewise makes the application helpless against hacking and other security dangers. Recently, analysts found security danger in WhatsApp pictures that can show your profile picture to everybody actually when they have been set to be seen by contacts only.

While WhatsApp does updates security redesigns and fixes time to time, here are some straight forward tips to make it more secure.

Pictures that you get on WhatsApp are naturally put away in your telephone's Photo roll or display, uncovering them to any individual who scans photographs on your telephone. To limit it on an iPhone, you can go into the telephone's Settings menu, then tap 'Protection', 'Photographs', and deselect WhatsApp. For Android clients its a smidgen confounded.

Utilizing a document pilgrim application, for example, ES File Explorer, you can discover WhatsApp's "Pictures" and "Features" organizers and make a record inside each one called '.nomedia'. This will prevent Android Gallery application from examining the organizer.

Limit access to profile picture 

You can limit access to your WhatsApp profile picture to individuals who're in your telephone's location book. Individuals who don't have any acquaintance with you can download your portrait from your WhatsApp profile and, through Google Image hunt, can discover all the more about you in the event that you utilize the same picture on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or your organization's site.

Set profile picture imparting to "contacts just" in the Privacy menu to empower this peculiarity.

Be careful with hacking

WhatsApp will never contact clients through the application and does not send messages about visits, voice messages, installment, changes, photographs, or features, unless you contact their help and backing.

Anybody offering a free membership, guaranteeing to be from WhatsApp or urging you to take after connections keeping in mind the end goal to defend your record is certainly a trick and ought not be trusted. These connections could prompt sites that introduce malware and spyware or track your individual subtle elements.

Deactivate WhatsApp on the off chance that you lose your cell 

On the off chance that you lose your cell phone, its prudent to quickly initiate WhatsApp with the same telephone number on an alternate telephone, with a substitution SIM.

One of the fundamental efforts to establish safety that WhatsApp takes is that the application must be utilized by one number on one gadget at once, so by doing as such you in a flash piece it from being utilized on your old telephone.

On the off chance that that is unrealistic, WhatsApp can likewise deactivate your record.

Keep the WhatsApp application locked 

How frequently have you given your telephone to your companion without agonizing over uncovering your private messages and picture?

While WhatsApp doesn't offer an inherent watchword or pin, you can utilize outsider applications like Messenger and Chat Lock, Lock for WhatsApp and Secure Chat on the off chance that you utilize an Android telephone to avert peeping toms.

Hide the 'last seen' 

The bone of conflict, WhatsApp's abundantly detested 'last seen' gimmick can likewise be debilitated! Albeit even more a security characteristic, it could help keep your stalker recognize what time you were last on the web.

You can incapacitate or confine who sees your 'last seen' time in WhatsApp's 'Profile'; "Security" menu, in Android, iOS, Windows or Blackberry.

Nonetheless, in the event that you turn it off, you won't have the capacity to see other clients' 'most recently seen' times either.

Be cautious of what you discuss 

Like different types of correspondence, you ought not impart private data, locations, telephone numbers, email addresses, bank or Visa subtle elements, or international ID or other distinguishing proof points of interest on WhatsApp.

A man in the center assault could prompt this data being traded off. WhatsApp has presented end-to-end encryption for its Android clients however different stages are still powerless.