Once you've joined the room:

  • You NEED to mute the room. Unless you want your phone dinging and annoying you all day (scroll down to see how).
  • You NEED to turn "Media auto download" off unless you want your phone saving every picture someone posts (scroll down to see how).
  • You NEED to put your name in your profile. SETTINGS > PROFILE > (blank space directly under your image). This is so people know who you are.

 

To mute the room

first go to a room and tap on the title of the room


Then tap the mute section and select "1 year" to mute the room for 1 year.



To turn media auto download off
 first go to "settings", then tap "chat settings"

Then tap the "Save incoming media" switch so it's off,

it should look like the following image if you do it right:



If you have an android, you have to do the same steps above but I don't have an example to show you =/


How to add your name or nickname to

whatsapp so new people know who you are.




←IPHONE INSTRUCTIONS
ANDROID INSTRUCTIONS→

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 Tap settings icon in the bottom right
 Tap the 3 dots to the top right







tap on your profile picture at the top
Tap "settings







Enter your name or nickname  in the circled area
Tap the area above "Account" which shows your name and profile picture


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You're done.
Enter your name or nickname  in the circled area

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