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WhatsApp renews its settings menu: these are your keys

27 mayo, 2021

The popular messaging client WhatsApp It gives a facelift to settings of its application, with a new interface that from today you can test through the latest beta version.

The new WhatsApp settings now present a much cleaner design, eliminating the separating lines between sections and adding new icons to make it more visual. To make it more intuitive it also shows below the section text a small summary with the most important options.

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WhatsApp settings

The organization of the settings has hardly changed, with only a few minor order changes in some options, but most of the options remain the same.

The main screen of WhatsApp settings looks like this:

  • Profile: to change the name, status and photo.
  • Account: to change privacy, security, number.
  • Chats: backup, history, wallpaper.
  • Notifications: sounds for messages, groups and calls.
  • Data and storage: data usage, automatic download.
  • Help: FAQ, contact and privacy policy.
  • Invite a friend.

Account

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In the section Account we find the following sections:

  • Privacy: customize the privacy of our photo, information, status, read receipts, blocked contacts and last connection time.
  • Safety: enable security notifications.
  • Two-step verification: protect our account with a PIN.
  • Change number: migrate our WhatsApp account to a new mobile line.
  • Request info. from my account: see a report with all the data that WhatsApp has about you.
  • Delete my account: unsubscribe from the WhatsApp account.

Chats

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In the section Chats we can customize make the following options:

  • Activate Enter to send a message.
  • Disable visibility of multimedia files in the gallery.
  • Customize the background of conversations.
  • Custom the backup.
  • Manage our chat history.

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Notifications

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In section notifications we can customize the sounds, vibration and notification LEDs for private messages, groups and calls.

Data and storage

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In the section Data and storage we can check the statistics of data usage, manage storage usage, and configure automatic download of photos, audio, videos and documents.

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Help

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Finally, in the help section we can see the frequent questions, contact your technical service, or consult the conditions and privacy of the service.

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