WHATSAPP has a fun feature that reveals the true scale of your texting habits.
Hidden in the chat app’s settings is a page that logs how many messages have been sent back and forth in individual and group conversations.
To access WhatsApp messaging counter, go to Settings.
Hit the Account tab and then click Network Usage.
Within the Network Usage tab, a number will appear next to each conversation had on the messaging platform.
This number is the sum of messages sent in a group channel or private chat.
WhatsApp recently introduced the “search messages” feature in a beta test release.
To download WhatsApp beta for your smartphone you need to go to Google Play on your Android and search for WhatsApp.
Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.
Tap the “I’m In” button and then click “Join” to confirm.
Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.
Joining the WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult, and has limited capacity.
Follow Apple’s guide here.
WhatsApp was bought by Mark Zuckerberg’s company Meta in 2014.
The app has been abused by scammers and hackers impersonating family members or companies to get users to overturn information or cash.
WhatsApp CEO Will Cathart told The Verge “We’re always focused on what we can do to protect the privacy of people’s messages,” after a series of attempted hacks.