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WhatsApp: how to use widget to see Status of friends on iPhone | Social networks

WhatsApp users for iPhone (iOS) have a quick way to view the Status of friends. The messenger widget for Apple phones presents, in addition to recent contacts, all the instant stories available in the app. In this way, it is possible to view the posts without having to open the application using the traditional method.

IOS widgets work with application extensions, and can be enabled or disabled at any time by the user. The WhatsApp extension, like the others, is managed in a simple way, without the need to access the system settings. To learn how to use the feature, follow the step-by-step tutorial we have prepared.

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Tutorial shows how to activate the WhatsApp widget for iPhone to check out friends' stories without opening the app Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

Tutorial shows how to activate the WhatsApp widget for iPhone to check out friends' stories without opening the app Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

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Step 1. On the iPhone's home screen, swipe from left to right of the screen. Then, on the widgets screen, tap the "Edit" button.

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When to access the iOS widget screen on the iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When to access the iOS widget screen on the iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Select "WhatsApp" and then tap "OK".

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By activating the WhatsApp widget on the iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

By activating the WhatsApp widget on the iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

From now on, every time you access the widgets screen, you can check S from WhatsApp contacts. If you want to open one of them, just touch the circle with the preview of the images.

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WhatsApp widget displaying recent status of contacts; interface resembles Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

WhatsApp widget displaying recent status of contacts; interface resembles Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

How to talk to someone on WhatsApp without adding to contacts? Find out in the TechTudo forum.

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