We are going to explain how to know who writes you on WhatsApp without having to look at your mobile , something that you can easily achieve with a little trick. Well, more like a process that may take a while, but it is going to be worth it. You will be the one who has to choose if you want to do it only in important contacts to identify them or in all the ones you want.
What you have to do is change the notifications for different contacts , whether you are on Android or iOS. With this, you will give each contact a different ringtone in the messages , so that just by listening to the notification of the message you will already know who has written to you. Obviously, this does not work if you have the mobile in silence or in the method to have WhatsApp on the iPad and this method also works for
Customize notifications for a contact on Android
To identify who is texting you on Android, you have to change their notification tone. To do this, in WhatsApp go to the chat with the person whose tone you want to change, and click on the icon ⋮ of the three points that you have in the upper right. A small menu of options will open, where you must click on the option See contact that you have first.
This will take you to the profile of the person you have chosen, which is where you will be able to make the changes. To do this, click on the Custom notifications option . It is the second option after silencing notifications , and it will take you to the menu where you can customize the notifications to make this user more recognizable.
When you get to the Notifications menu that you have accessed, you will see that by default all the options are deactivated. This is because WhatsApp prefers that all notifications sound the same. Here, activate the Notif option . Custom you appears first, so you can start customizing this contact notifications to sound different.
Once you have activated the options, you can now configure the notifications to your liking . Here, to make the notifications of this user recognizable, it is best to click on the Notification tone option and change how you want their messages to sound. You can also change how calls sound below. In addition, you can also change the vibration and the LED light that the mobile will emit with the messages of this person.
And from here, what you have to do is give each user a recognizable tone , so that when that tone sounds, you already know that it is because a certain person is writing to you. Doing it for all contacts can take forever, but it is a practical solution for the most important ones.
Customize notifications for a contact on iOS
To identify who is writing to you on iOS, the process to change the tone of notifications for each user is simpler. Go to the conversation of the user for whom you want to customize the notifications. Once there, click on its name at the top of the window.
You will enter a screen with a specific menu for this person. On this screen, click on the Custom tone option to be able to select the tone you want this person to have. By default it will use the same as the rest of WhatsApp notifications, but you can put a different one that makes the contact's messages stand out.
And from here, what you have to do is give each user a recognizable tone , so that when that tone sounds, you already know that it is because a certain person is writing to you. Doing it for all contacts can take forever, but it is a practical solution for the most important ones. Check our more