WhatsApp is one of the best messaging apps freely available for all platforms. Along with sending messages to friends, it also gives you options for Voice calling, Video Calling, Document Sharing, Live Location Sharing and many other awesome features. Also, you can open & use WhatsApp on your Desktop/Laptop using it’s unique WhatsApp web feature.
Do you know, you can use WhatsApp for transferring documents & files from your Computer system to Mobile Phone? Yes, this can be done using WhatsApp Web feature. In this article, we will tell you one more interesting use of WhatsApp: “Using WhatsApp as a Private Store”. Let’s see how?
Use WhatsApp as a Private Store
You can use WhatsApp for capturing your ideas, making notes, keeping important files for easy access, transferring documents & files b/w computer and mobile phone, with just in a couple of taps. You should also check out How To Send Original High-Quality Photos/Media File On WhatsApp?
This can easily be done if you can send messages on WhatsApp to yourself. Directly this is not allowed. As you can use multiple WhatsApp Accounts on a single device without Root, you can take benefit of this trick. All you have to do is to create a WhatsApp Group with just a single participant – only ‘You’. Just follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Open your WhatsApp and create a New WhatsApp Group. Select any one contact from your address book, it may be your another WhatsApp number, family member number or friend’s number.
Step 2: Give it a name and save it. After that remove another member added, by going through “3 vertical dot menu” icon –> “Group Info” –> tap & hold another member and Remove it. Now you are the only member of the Group!!!
This group will only be visible to you and thus it can be used as a Private Store for your documents, files, Notes etc. You can access it from any platform using WhatsApp web option. That’s It.
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