There are few inventions that end up assuming a real revolution in our day to day. But one of them is definitely WhatsApp. Thanks to the application of instant messaging par excellence we are connected to our friends and family 24 hours a day from our smartphone and we have already forgotten the obsolete SMS and MMS.
But the functions of this cross-platform application (there are versions for PC, web and even it is possible to synchronize it with tablets and iPads) go much beyond the simple exchange of messages, although that was its initial purpose. By downloading and installing your APK on our Android phone we can access a whole ecosystem of communications ranging from messages to calls, through the sharing of audio files, video and images.
The mirror in which you look Telegram and Google Allo.
And the most important thing is that it is a very easy to use tool in which you only need a phone number to identify yourself, and very safe, since one of the latest updates of the service, now in the hands of Facebook, has entailed the Implementation of end-to-end encryption for all communications. And let’s not forget … it’s free.
What can I do with WhatsApp Messenger for Android?
Set up a profile photo and a status that all our contacts will see, besides being able to gossip yours.
Send text messages to any other user who has the application installed, no matter what is on Android or iPhone.Add to our conversations a lot of emojis that are constantly updated (and there is little left for the smiley of the paella).
- Format our messages: bold, italic and crossed out.
- Share images from our gallery, audio files, videos or even animated GIFs.
- Send documents stored in our phone or locations to tell us where we are.
- Record sounds and take photos (with both the front and back camera) directly from the application and share them instantly.
- Call any other user of the app without any additional cost.
- Chat with up to 256 users at a time.
- Cite previous posts to reply to a specific comment.
- Mute groups so they do not bother us for a certain period of time.
- Mention members of a group using @ [name] to receive notifications even when they have the group silenced.
- Check if our contacts have read the messages through a system of checks (1 check gray: sent, 2 checks gray: received but not read, 2 checks blue: read).
- Log in to the web version by pointing the phone camera to the QR that appears on the screen of your PC.
- Many other applications have tried to unseat him from his privileged position, but all have stayed by the way: WeChat, Viber, LINE, Telegram, etc. Now it is Google itself who will try it with Allo. We’ll see how it goes …#