One of the platforms instant messaging which is used by millions of people every day, is WhatsApp. Whether to communicate through messages, photos, videos, video calls, voice notes, etc.
This tool has many advantages, from being able to communicate immediately and easily with people anywhere in the world, to being able to update automatically every certain time, adding new functions.
How to activate WhatsApp reactions
This time we will talk about a new function that WhatsApp has just added to its list of tools, it is about reactions, similar to those of Facebook, which allow users to react to the messages they receive.
In total there are six reactions: I like, I love, happiness, surprise, sad and thank you, according to information from WABetaInfo, you can also add or change another reaction with the plus button.
It is important to mention that for now these reactions are only available in the beta version of the application, which Android users can easily access by following these steps:
- Go to Google Play Store and search for WhatsApp in the top bar, click on the official app.
- On the app page, look for the option that says “Become a beta tester.”
- Accept the conditions, wait a moment and the application will be installed automatically.
- In case you already have the beta installed, just update it.
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You should keep in mind that the beta program could be full, if you couldn’t download this version, you only have to wait a few days or weeks for more to open and, thus, be able to test the reactions in the app.
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In case you have been able to access the beta version, to use the reactions you just have to enter any chat and leave any message pressed so that the reaction bar appears.
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