How to Search Through Your Conversations in WhatsApp

December 2016

The search bar (small magnifying glass) of WhatsApp Messenger is a powerful but underused feature, not only it allows you to search for your contacts when you are in the Calls or Contact screens, but it can also help you to locate specific information shared in your conversations.

You can use the search bar to search through your conversations only from the Chats screen:


If you need to locate an address, phone number or any other piece of information shared in your text messages then simply type the keyword(s) of your selection in the Search field and WhatsApp shall display all the conversations containing the word(s) or phrase you have entered.

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