WhatsApp secret menu: how to access it and what it is for

WhatsApp hat a menu little known among users. From there you can access some quick functions and the most used chats. In the following guide we explain how this menu works on Android and what it is used for.

How to find the hidden WhatsApp menu

First, let’s be clear that while we’re talking about a “secret menu,” it really is is a feature available to all users. In general, however, it is not used very often. To open this menu, just find the WhatsApp icon and long press it.

The secret WhatsApp menu will appearThe secret WhatsApp menu will appear

As shown in the image above, the Quick Actions menu will appear on the screen. Once you have them available, you can open recent chats.

Frequent conversationsFrequent conversations

And when you pull out one of them, a shortcut is activated on the home screen, which takes you directly to the chat.

Drag chat to the home screenDrag chat to the home screen

It is also possible to open the widget selector. With these add-ons you can access quick functions directly from the application launcher.

Open WhatsApp widgetsOpen WhatsApp widgets

For example, one of the most interesting WhatsApp widgets is the camera shortcut. You also have a chat box where you can see the latest messages.

Available WhatsApp widgetsAvailable WhatsApp widgets

Finally, the secret menu is the right place if you want to access the application’s information panel, where you can manage advanced WhatsApp settings.

Switch to the app infoSwitch to the app info

Note that the content of this menu is not static. When you use WhatsApp, useful features and relevant shortcuts are displayed in this area. It is therefore interesting to get used to WhatsApp’s “secret menu”. This is a good feature if you want to use the application faster and more fully.

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