Practically from its inception, WhatsApp offers a very little-used feature that has several advantages unknown to most users. We are talking, as you may have seen in the title, about pop-up notifications, that small window that appears when receiving a message, and that allows us to read and respond to them from any screen.
And, although it may seem an intrusive and annoying feature, sometimes it can be very useful. So, today we want to explain the advantages of activating pop-up notifications on WhatsApp.
To be able to answer from anywhere.
Although it is true that Android, starting with Nougat, offers the possibility of replying to messages from the notification itself, this version of the operating system is still very little extended, and not all WhatsApp users can enjoy it.
Fortunately, thanks to the pop-up notifications, it is not only possible to reply to messages from any application and without having to access WhatsApp, but also the pop-up window itself gives us the possibility to add emojis and even to reply directly with an audio note.
Being able to read and answer messages without unlocking the mobile
WhatsApp also allows us to activate pop-up notifications when the screen is off. In this way, whenever we receive a WhatsApp message, even if the terminal is blocked, the notification will turn on our screen with a pop-up window.
This is not only useful to avoid missing any received messages but also allows us to respond to messages without even unlocking the mobile.
Our contacts will not know that we have read their messages
In case of having the confirmation of messages – better known as the damn double blue check – active and receiving a pop-up notification from WhatsApp, the message’s sender will not know that we have read it unless we reply to it.
In this way, in case of receiving a message and not wanting to answer at that moment for any reason, it will be enough to close the pop-up notification, and our contact will not know that we have read it.
How to activate pop-up notifications on WhatsApp
Suppose we have convinced you, and you want to activate this feature included in WhatsApp. In that case, you only need to access the application settings, enter the “Notifications” section, and then click on “Pop-up notification”. Once inside, it will be possible to activate or deactivate this feature or choose to receive pop-up notifications only when the screen is on or when it is off.
And, do you have WhatsApp pop-up notifications activated?
Sharlene Meriel is an avid gamer with a knack for technology. He has been writing about the latest technologies for the past 5 years. His contribution in technology journalism has been noteworthy. He is also a day trader with interest in the Forex market.