So you can activate the “hidden camera” of WhatsApp

WhatsApp has positioned itself as the main instant messaging application for millions of people in the world, due to the fact that the service is continuously incorporating new functions that help establish contact with others in an agile and effective way.

Thanks to this initiative, those who use the Meta messaging service have had the possibility of have several tools to be able to communicate with other people without having to resort exclusively to text messages.

Today the application offers the possibility to hide the ‘Online’, create your own Avatar, make calls or video calls with about 32 members, among many others.

WhatsApp has several features in the application. – Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images

All these updates and the other aspects that the application has have led to the creation of different tricks in order to get more out of the platform. For example, one of them is the simple trick that few users know and is to activate the ‘hidden camera’ within WhatsApp, regardless of whether the user has an iOS or Android operating system.

It is important to mention that it will not be necessary to install third-party applications, which tend to break the privacy of Internet users in their respective conversations.

How to activate the ‘hidden camera’ of WhatsApp?

  • On Android devices, a secret menu will appear when you press the WhatsApp icon.
  • In this function, the name of the last 4 people with whom you have spoken will appear.
  • In the case of iPhones, if the WhatsApp icon is pressed on Apple terminals, another menu will appear.
  • There will appear the option to ‘Edit home screen’, ‘Share app’, ‘Delete app’.
  • However, the ‘hidden camera’ is found.
  • If pressed, you can automatically send a photo that has been taken to contacts or post it in the states.
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So you can recover the ‘stickers’ of WhatsApp Plus in WhatsApp

WhatsApp Plus has become a platform widely used by users. However, it is a service that was not created by Meta. Many people install this platform on their devices because it allows you to incorporate features that WhatsApp does not offer.

In this sense, users have a tool that allows them to manipulate some options more freely (such as connection time or double check blue) and the appearance of the platform, the stickers that are downloaded, as well as the possibility of chatting using two different numbers from the same cell phone.

However, in some cases WhatsApp Plus users may have problems because they have been temporarily blocked by WhatsApp, this for having used that unofficial service.

WhatsApp Plus is the most widely used unofficial version on Android devices
WhatsApp Plus is the most used unofficial version on Android devices. – Photo: Screenshot / Week

This blocking occurs because WhatsApp has very strict rules against the use of apps unofficial in your messaging service. The Meta application has warned on its official blog that the use of these applications produces security gaps that can be exploited by cybercriminals to steal information from the user’s chats.

Now, so that the content is not lost, especially the ‘stickers’, There are a series of steps to recover them in the official application and they are the following:

  • Use the files of the mobile device.
  • Enter the main folder and select the ‘Internal storage’ section.
  • Click on ‘Media’ and enter the ‘Com.WhatsAppPlus’ folder.
  • Press the ‘WhatsApp Plus Stickers’ option.
  • Copy all the ‘stickers’.
  • Go to the Play Store and download the ‘Personal Stickers for WhatsApp’ application.
  • Open the application and go to the ‘+’ symbol.
  • Click on ‘Browse files’.
  • Paste the copied ‘stickers’.
  • Open WhatsApp and add all stickers.
WHATSAPP Stickers (FILE Photo)
WhatsApp stickers. – Photo: WHATSAPP
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What to do if WhatsApp blocked an account for using WhatsApp Plus?

There is a method to overcome the situation and thus recover the account without waiting so long:

  • First of all, you have to uninstall WhatsApp Plus from the phone.
  • Enter the Google Play Store to download and install the official WhatsApp application.
  • Go to the ‘settings’ or ‘configuration’ section of the phone and then access the ‘Applications’ option.
  • Search for WhatsApp in the list and then delete the cache of the app.
  • Sign back into the instant messaging app.

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