WhatsApp is probably the most popular social messaging app with more than 2 billion users around the world. The Facebook-owned messaging application finally released the much-anticipated dark mode feature to its Android and iPhone users, which helped to its popular usage.
Whatsapp bought another updated feature to its users, that make your search filter much more advanced, and your life easier!
Along with Whatsapp dark mode feature that eventually rolled out to all users, it also upgraded its search feature on the chat app, adding a bunch of advanced search features.
Whatsapp basic search filter that enabled you to search for messages or chats using a keyword either over the entire app or inside individual chats. But now, WhatsApp added an Advanced Search feature, which lets you filter your search not just for texts but also for photos, links, audio, documents, GIFs, or videos. All these search options can show to be incredibly useful, especially a specific search for web links.
Now, user is typing any particular word that you want to search in your chat history, along with your chat history showing the texts with keyword that you searched with, the app will also give you options to search the same for photos, links, and videos. For example, if you are looking for a particular chat with the word “hello”, the app would filter options for the chats that contain the particular word and also suggest options of photos, videos, and links you might have shared on the app with the word “hello”.
This Whatsapp new feature brings a specific search for weblinks, which helps incredibly if you can’t remember who sent a link or just want to see a list of everything sent.
The latest search feature allows you to press the predefined options and then type in keywords. So, pressing GIF and typing cat will show you sensible results that feature a cat – though the image needs to be named the right thing probably.
Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp application plans to add the audio feature search shortly, according to WABetaInfo.
If you are unable to get these advanced search options on your phone. Then simply go to your Google Play Store of your Android smartphone or the App Store if you use an iPhone and update the app manually to the Whatsapp latest version.