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Whatsapp New Features, announced an interesting privacy update

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Messaging giant WhatsApp has been playing catch-up with rivals like Telegram and Signal when it comes to Whatsapp new features. However, a recent beta update of WhatsApp, v2.23.8.2, suggests that biometric locking for individual chats and group messages may soon be on the horizon. This new security layer would be a welcome addition for those who rely on WhatsApp as their primary means of communication.

At present, users can lock WhatsApp with a PIN, fingerprint, or Face Unlock model, but this only secures access to the entire application. The potential for biometric locking of specific chats adds an extra level of privacy, with users required to scan their fingerprint to view protected conversations. The option to enable the “Lock this chat with fingerprint” toggle from the three-dot menu will send these chats to a “Locked chats” section, ensuring they are hidden from prying eyes. Any attempts to view these chats from the main WhatsApp app view will be unsuccessful until the correct fingerprint has been scanned.

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Although this development is still in its early phases and only available in the Android beta version of WhatsApp, it is an exciting prospect. As with all new features, there is the possibility that it may not make it to the final release. However, the inclusion of biometric locking would undoubtedly be a significant step forward for WhatsApp and its users.

In summary, WhatsApp’s potential addition of biometric locking for individual chats and group messages would be a major boost to the platform’s privacy and security features. As the beta update is still in the early stages, it remains to be seen whether this new functionality will make it to the final release. Nonetheless, this development highlights the platform’s ongoing efforts to stay competitive with other messaging services and keep its users’ data secure.

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Save Time and Stay Organized with WhatsApp Pin Message Feature

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Meta has announced a new pinned message feature for the globally popular messaging platform WhatsApp that will allow users to pin a chat to the home window.

According to a report by a foreign news agency, WhatsApp has introduced several new features over the past few weeks.

Recently, the feature of sending audio messages once became part of the Meta-owned app, now the feature of pinning messages has been introduced in WhatsApp.

According to WhatsApp management, pinned messages allow users to highlight important messages in both group and individual chats, this feature is designed to save users time by making it easy to find important messages quickly. be

Earlier WhatsApp users could pin chats but it was not possible to pin messages within chats but now it will be possible to do so.

WhatsApp ensures that all message types including text, polls, images, emojis and more can be pinned and kept end-to-end encrypted, the tech company said.

According to the company, this feature has been introduced for users using the Android, iOS and desktop versions. This feature works in the same way as pin chats, i.e. a single message can be pinned within a chat, which On opening this chat window will be visible at the top but unlike pin chats the pin messages will be removed after a certain time.

When a user pins a message, they will see 24 hours, 7 days and one month options and by default a pinned message will be automatically deleted after 7 days. This feature will work in individual chats as well as group chats.

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How to Buy a used iPhone | Step by Step Guide

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Hi Friends! If you are going to market for buying a used iphone, or you have a plan to buy an used iPhone of any series, so you are at right place. In today’s blog post we are providing you the key guidelines for buying an used iphone. So let’s start.

Here we are providing you some points which you should have in your mind before buying an used iphone. And by applying these, you would probably buy a best used iphone.

1. Physical Overview + buttons:

This is a very general practice of almost all the persons who buy a used iphone. That they always inspect the iphone by its physical appearance. But during this physical inspection, you should have to do the some core things. In which the number one is buttons. Many times people forgot to inspect the volume and power on/off buttons. The buttons should be clicky and relaxable. They should not be sticky.

2. Beware of Tempered glass scam:

Many iphone owners guard their iphones using a sheet or tempered glass. But when you are buiyn that iphone you should have to check it thoroughly. I mean you should remove that sheet or tempered glass to check the original physical condition of that specific iPhone.

3. Sim tray and IMEI number:

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The other important thing is sim tray. The IMEI number of the iphone is written on the sim tray. So you should have to verify that imei number to check that the iphone is not refurbished or opened. Specifically if you are buying the used iphone in Pakistan, you can verify that IMEI number on PTA DIRBS official website to make sure it is PTA approved and can be used in Pakistan. And this also show that the sim tray is of this phone and not replaced.

4. Cameras:

The number 4th thing to check when buying an used iPhone is the camera’s condition. You should have to make sure that there is no dust in cameras. Many times the dust particles secures a place in front of camera glass. So you should avoid buying such kind of phones as the camera’s result would be of low quality or dusty.

5. Display Panel:

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The most important thing in my opinion is checking the display panel. The method of checking the display panel is by pressing it from all the four corners of the phone. You should have to make sure that display is not forcing outwards after pressing it. If the display is not setelled down in the phone correctly, it means it is opened or refurbished.

6. Issues regarding previous apple ID:

When you have finalized the decision of buying a used iPhone, so you should have to make sure to logout seller from his own apple ID. And you should make your apple ID and log in on that specific iPhone with your own Apple ID. This check can safe you from buying a bypass Apple iphone. When the seller log out from his ID, make sure to factory reset the iPhone first before logging in with your apple ID.

How to check if iPhone is water packed(sealed) or Not?

Many users have confusion regarding checking the iPhone is water packed or not. So there is a simple method. Just pull out the sim tray from iPhone, and apply the air using your mouth. if the pressure is building, it means it is waterpacked. and if the air is leaking, it means that this iPhone is not water packed.

7. Checking the valid purchase date:

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By checking the valid purchase date you should go to settings and the general. The go to about in iPhone general settings and copy the serial number. Then open the web browser and type Apple coverage. Then open the firs site appeared in search results (official Apple Site). Follow the procedure and paste the Copied serial number on this site. It will tell the valid purchase date of iPhone. This test is to make you safe from buying the converted iPhones. In the market, there are many iPhones which are converted from old model to new ones. So do not buy these phones.

8. How to check that iPhone battery health is original or boosted?

So friends, this is the most demanding question that how to check that The battery health of iPhone is original or artificially boosted? So there is not a specific method but we can guide you for some tools that can help to detect the original battery health of an iPhone. First of all presenting you the homemade method. And that is that burst mode. Firstly check the battery health before performing this test. Open the camera, in burst mode, hold the capturing button for about 10-15 seconds. Now again check the battery health. Usually during this test, battery health of a used iPhone falls 1-2%. but if this fall becomes more than this then it means there is a faulty battery or a boosted battery health.

The next method is checking by using 3u Tools. This is a tool which gives you complete information regarding your iPhone. But here we are concerned with the battery health checking. To check the original battery health you should have to compare two stats. One is battery health and other is Charging cycles. If there is a lot of difference between battery health and charging cycles, it means there is some problem. For example if battery health is more than 95 in 70 charging cycles or 100 charging cycles, it is good. But if there are showing more than 1000 charging cycles and battery health is still more than 95% so this is a boosted battery health.

9. Use Phone doctor plus app to safe time:

When you are in the market so you do not have much time to check each and every thing. But it is necessary to check these things. For this, just download the app Phone doctor plus from the app store and it will check the each function of the phone for you.

10. Display change but Genuine apple part:

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Now a days, Genuine apple part display iPhones are in a large variety in the markets. So our opinion is that if there is a certified Genuine apple part written in the Parts and service history, so nothing wrong with it. Because it means that display is changed but the part is imported from official apple Company. But if There is written an unknown part, then miss out that phone because the display is not genuine. To check this, go to general settings in iPhone and the go to About section. Scroll below and click Parts and service history. You can Find this information here.

See more about iPhone 15 back glass failure here

So dear readers that was our 10 points strategy to buy an used iPhone. We hope this will add value to your life and iphone journey. Please follow our website for more these types of guides and walkthroughs and do not forget to share with you friends. Thanks!

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Google is going to end Gmail’s beloved feature

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Technology giant Google is going to end beloved feature of Gmail.

Gmail users who use the website’s HTML Basic View feature will no longer have this feature available from January 2024.

According to a notice in the company’s support patch, Gmail will only be available in Standard View from that date.
HTML BasicView is originally a 2007 design by Gmail that users often use over slow Wi-Fi. Standard view features such as chat box, spell check or contact importing are not loaded on this mode.

However, Pratik Patel, an expert in blind technology, warns that the feature being retired is a major setback for blind and partially sighted people.

He said that many blind people who use this mode of Gmail will not only be confused but also unhappy.

HTMLView makes the screen much easier for blind people to use. The standard interface is now available for use by the blind, but many people are left with the basic HTML version because that’s what they know how to use.

Pratik Patel added that it is not that standard interfaces are not available. But some people will not be ready to use this mode.

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