WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging platforms across the globe, whether for exchanging personal messages or professional ones. There are times when you intentionally don’t want to reply to a message and still want to see what that person sent.
However, you still have the option of checking messages in the notification panel, but it does not display long messages. To view long texts without opening messages, you can create a widget on your homescreen.
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how you can read long WhatsApp messages without opening the chat.
how to read messages without opening chat
- Long press on your home screen, you will see several options on the display
- Now tap on the “Widgets” option from the bottom
- Scroll down and look for “Whatsapp” option
- You will be asked to choose a size, so tap on the “4 x 1 WhatsApp” widget.
- Once done, you can drag and drop it anywhere on the home screen
Now whenever you receive a message, you will be able to read it in full without opening the chat and leaving the text visible with the blue tick.
For the unversed, WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new feature that will allow users to save messages from disappearing on iOS and Android beta. The feature has been rolled out for some beta testers after installing the latest beta version of the application from Play Store and TestFlight app, reports WABetaInfo,
Apart from this, WhatsApp is also planning to introduce a new way to edit messages that have already been sent like iMessage and Telegram. Reportedly, the ‘Edit Message’ feature will allow the sender to edit their text within a specific amount of time. There probably won’t be an edit history to check previous versions of edited messages, but since that feature is still under development.
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