Did you look at your cell phone if you already have the new design of WhatsApp? Have not you noticed? It’s time for you to do it right now. The rapid messaging application has been updated worldwide and thousands of users already have the new functions of the app.

If you already have the version of WhatsApp for Android, then check your cell phone. This tool already has it Telegram for a long time and it was needed in the app: it is a new search engine to make it easier to find your multimedia files.

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From now on every time you enter the app, at the top you will see the name of the application and next to it a magnifying glass. When you press this icon it will be displayed a bar where you will be informed which file you want to search: Photos, Videos, Links, GIF, Audio, Documents.

That means that when you press, for example, on « Photos » you will check all the images that have been sent to you, sorted according to the date they were received. The same will happen with the rest of the sections.

This is what the new WhatsApp search bar looks like to facilitate and access all your files. (Photo: WhatsApp)

Can’t you see it? Remember that to be able to obtain and test the new modifications and versions of WhatsApp. To do this, you must perform the following steps:

Enter this link to test apps on Android.

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Request access to beta tester

If you’ve already upgraded to the latest version available and don’t see the feature, do a backup your chat history and reinstall WhatsApp if you don’t want to wait any longer. Every time you reinstall the app, the most up-to-date settings are downloaded from the server, enabling the feature for you.

If you’ve reinstalled the app and the feature is still not enabled, unfortunately all you can do is wait.


WhatsApp is one of the few applications that cares about the experience of its users when immersing themselves in its app, that is why they update frequently, making communication between people more practical and simple. However, not everyone knows how to get the most out of the popular application.

1. Hands-free voice notes: By simply pressing and holding the microphone icon and sliding up, you can lock the voice memo function to record, without having to hold the mobile with your hands. An option that surprisingly works!

2. Mark main messages: To obtain this option you must use the « star » message function, where you will mark key messages that you will easily see in a central location. All you have to do is press the message you want to save as a favorite and then touch the « star » icon.

If your device is an iPhone, you will be able to find all the starred messages by going to Settings and Starred messages or by selecting the name of the chat and tapping « Starred Messages ». For Android users, they will have to press « More options » and then  » Featured messages ”.

3. Check messages without touching the cell phone: If what you want is to be able to check WhatsApp without having to use your mobile device, what you have to do is download the WhatsApp web desktop app, which will project your cell phone conversations to a computer. So you can send messages, photos and Gifs without having to have your equipment in your hands.


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