WhatsApp search gets filters; see how to use the novelty | Social networks

The dark mode was not the only novelty released by WhatsApp in the latest version of the iPhone application (iOS), number 2.20.30, released last Tuesday (3). The most popular messenger in Brazil has also gained advanced filters that facilitate the search for photos, GIFs, videos, documents, links and audio files. The novelty, for now, is only available to users of the Apple phone. On Android, WhatsApp is already in update 2.20.64, with support for the dark theme, but without the improved search tool.

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Next, see how to access and use the new WhatsApp search filters on iPhone. The procedure was performed on an iPhone XR with iOS 13, but the tips also apply to other models of the Apple phone. Remember that it is necessary to have the latest version of the application installed. Know how to update your apps.

Learn how to use advanced WhatsApp search on iPhone (iOS) Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetcLearn how to use advanced WhatsApp search on iPhone (iOS) Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc

Learn how to use advanced WhatsApp search on iPhone (iOS) Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc

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How to search images on WhatsApp

Tap on the search bar to display the search options. Then, select "Photos" to see all images shared by you or received in conversations and groups. If you want, you can enter the contact name or term to search the image caption. At the bottom of the screen it is possible to see the results as a list (default) or in a grid.

Searching images on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraSearching images on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Searching images on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to search GIFs on WhatsApp

Tap on the search bar to display the search options. Then select "GIFs" to see all images shared by you or received in conversations and groups. If you want, you can enter the contact name or term to search the image caption. At the bottom of the screen, you can view the results in a grid (default) or display the captions.

Searching GIFs on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraSearching GIFs on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Searching GIFs on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to search links on WhatsApp

Tap on the search bar to display the search options. Then, select "Links" to see all the URLs shared by you or received in conversations and groups. If you want, you can type the name of the contact, website or term to search the content of the link.

Searching for links on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraSearching for links on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Searching for links on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to search videos on WhatsApp

Tap on the search bar to display the search options. Then select "Videos" to view all images shared by you or received in conversations and groups. If you want, you can enter the contact name or term to search the video caption. At the bottom of the screen, you can view the results in a grid (default) or display the captions.

Searching for videos on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraSearching for videos on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Searching for videos on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to search documents on WhatsApp

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Tap on the search bar to display the search options. Then select "Documents" to see all files shared by you or received in conversations and groups. If you want, you can enter the contact name or term to search the document name.

Searching documents on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraSearching documents on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Searching documents on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to search udios on WhatsApp

Tap on the search bar to display the search options. Then select "audio" to see all files in audio format and voice messages sent by you or received in conversations and groups. If you want, you can enter the name of the contact to filter the results.

Searching udios on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraSearching udios on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Searching udios on WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of the tips to use the advanced WhatsApp search and quickly find what you are looking for.

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