How to Search WhatsApp Chat Messages

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Attempting to discover a particular message in your large WhatsApp chat log? There are two methods to search, so yow will discover what you’re on the lookout for rapidly.

When you aren’t positive who the dialog was even with, you may search your complete archive from the primary Chats window. Simply pull down, and a search bar will seem alongside the highest. Plug in what you need to seek for and it’ll present up.

 

That is nice in case you don’t know the place the message is, however it doesn’t provide you with a lot context to the outcomes.

There’s a greater search device in-built, if you already know which contact’s messages you need to search. First, open the chat you need to search.

Then, in case you’re on an iPhone, faucet the title on the high of the chat—for me, that’s Justin Pot—after which faucet Chat Search.

 

On Android, faucet the three dots after which choose Search.

 

Now enter no matter phrase or phrase you’re on the lookout for. WhatsApp will let you know what number of occasions it seems. Myself and Justin have collectively talked about “Birthday” thrice. You possibly can faucet the up and down arrows to transfer via every point out of your search time period. This manner you may see the total context for every message.


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