How to use the WhatsApp widget to read messages without your contacts knowing.

We are going to explain to you how to use the WhatsApp widget to read messages without your contacts knowing, which means that you can read everything they tell you without the double blue check appearing when you read it. It is just one of the several tricks to read messages without your contacts knowing it, but possibly one of the most unknown and comfortable at the same time.

Widgets are a feature for Android mobile desktops, which means that You will only be able to do this on Android devices, and that iPhones cannot benefit from it. The widget will only show the messages that you have unread, although complete so that you can read it. If you click on them, you will enter WhatsApp, other people will see the double blue check, and they will disappear from the widget when they have been marked as read.

How to use the WhatsApp widget

How to use the WhatsApp widget to read messages without your contacts knowing

Before starting, remember that you will need to have an Android mobile with WhatsApp installed, and that you must have already logged into the messaging application. Once this is done, hold your finger on the Android desktop background, somewhere where you have a free space and without application icons.

When you keep your finger pressed, a menu will appear showing you some options related to the desktop. The shape and design of the menu may change depending on the customization layer of the manufacturer of your mobile. In this menu, you must click on the Widgets option that will appear to you in one way or another depending also on the customization layer.

How to use the WhatsApp widget to read messages without your contacts knowing

Once inside the widgets screen, you will see a list with all the applications that one of them offers, and each one of them shows all that it has. Go down to WhatsApp, and hold your finger on the WhatsApp 4×2 widget and start moving it sideways. It is not useful to simply give it a touch, you have to drag it while keeping your finger pressed on it.

When you move the widget to the side, you will go directly to the Android desktop. Here, you will have to place it on the desk you want moving it as if it were an application. You will have a preview box in the background that tells you what it will occupy initially.

How to use the WhatsApp widget to read messages without your contacts knowing

When you place the WhatsApp widget, dots will appear at the top, bottom, left and right. Moving these points you can change the size of the widget to design it to your measure or that of the desk where you have put it.

Now in this widget All the messages that you receive and that you do not open in the app will appear. A fragment of the message will not appear as in the notifications, but the entire message, and you can slide up and down to read all the messages. You will only see the messages that you have not read in the app, and when you click on one of them you will go to the app to read it there, that it appears as read, the double blue check appears and it disappears from the widget.

How to use the WhatsApp widget to read messages without your contacts knowing

The only bad news is that this widget will not show the stickers or the GIFs, and also no other types of videos or images. In order to view this content, you will have to open the application. However, the trick is still useful to read any text message without other people knowing.