Saturday, June 3, 2023

Whatsapp: how to activate the ‘selected mode’ in the application?

Whatsapp, the most used instant messaging application in the world and developed by Meta, is working day by day to develop new updates that allow users to have a better experience and enjoy greater security.

In this sense, the platform has released new tools to its users. For example, you can now hide “Online”, which has the objective function that the added numbers do not know you are connected; as well as the arrival of 21 emojis and an audio layer as a status.

But this is not the only thing, because similar to the images and forms that can be seen once in the conversation, the application has developed a function to play the audio once. To access the new WhatsApp tool, users must do so through the beta version.

Whatsapp keeps rolling new updates in the forums. – Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images

But in the last few hours the trend has become the so-called “Chosen Mode”. a tool that was already there, but that was tested by a few users.

It is important to mention that it will not be necessary to install the premium version of WhatsApp for this function to do its job. These APKs, like WhatsApp Plus, can cause the account to be suspended indefinitely.

How to change the ‘selected mode’ in WhatsApp?


  • Check that WhatsApp is updated.
  • Open the app.
  • Enter “Options” and select the Notifications section.
  • Immediately afterwards, click on the option “All except…”.
  • Select the contacts from whom you want to receive notifications.
  • From this time messages will be received by a certain person in the application, this is the mode selected “reduced”.

    Whatsapp messages

    Users will be able to select a contact from whom they want to receive notifications. – Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images

    Whatsapp trick to find out if there are spies in the chats

    Whatsapp means the main means of communication for millions of people in the world, because of this WhatsApp service instant messaging has become a platform that keeps many of its users’ intimate secrets.

    For this reason, it is common for some to invest their time they find tools that allow them to explore the conversations in their group; co-workers or other person.

    Despite the fact that WhatsApp secures security measures to protect the privacy of its users, with actions such as end-to-end encryption and two-step verification, some people can use certain tricks that can identify the content of a person’s conversations.

    The reason is that users are not using the WhatsApp Web service correctly, a service that allows you to connect to a computer or other devices. A recent update on the instant messaging platform allows you to keep an open profile on the board without the need to turn on the phone or be connected to the device.

    In addition, Whatsapp Web now allows connection to multiple devices at the same timea condition that can be used by others to explore the user’s conversations.

    Whatsapp only has a verification system that requires the introduction of a pin code.

    With a series of steps, users will be able to see who is spying on their chats. – Photo: dpa/image society via Getty I

    How to find out if your WhatsApp conversations are being watched?

    Although the platform now allows users to have an account on many computers without much problem, the new multi-machine mode has also become a situation that causes great concern to people. Well Carelessness on the part of the user can leave the door open for a malicious third party to invade their privacy.

    However, WhatsApp has support that also helps to expose the presence of possible interceptors who review the user’s conversations. This can be done through a ‘connected devices’ tool.

    This function allows you to see in the package a list with all the devices to which the user’s system is connected. The owner can then carry out a private inspection to detect if the connection is suspicious or if inspections have been made and the session is not closed on a device that is within the boundaries of other people.

    In in the event that the link is suspicious or that represents a risk to the privacy of the user, just press it on the screen and then select the “exit option”. Performing this action will remove access to the WhatsApp account that had that device.

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