If you’re the kind of a social person, you must have used Facebook! So, you must have also come across the ‘Chat-Head’ feature, in the latest Facebook updates! For those of you who don’t know, Chat-Heads are basically a quick-notification type supplement for Facebook, when you’re in a game, or in an app, and someone messages you on Facebook, you will be notified quickly, without the need to opening the application itself. Not only that, but the chat-head is essentially a messenger which takes up a part of your screen, and can be used to send texts, view them, send pictures, and do essentially everything you can do in the application itself. So, this Chat-Head feature was a huge hit, and people loved it for its quick reply system, and how the user doesn’t have to open up the full application itself to reply to the person.
But, Facebook isn’t used by all the people across the world. I say all because Facebook already has about a billion users, but what about the left of the world’s population who use social media? Well, I’m sure you use WhatsApp, I use it, in fact, everyone with a smartphone uses it nowadays! But, the whole point of this post is that the awesome App
Developers have found a way to port the Chat-Head feature like that of in the Facebook Messenger, to the world-wide used messenger – WhatsApp. Wouldn’t that be great if you had a Chat-Head sitting on your device’s screen, and when you open it, you get a text from someone on WhatsApp?! Well, I don’t know about you guys, but I’m sure I’d love that! The point of Chat-Heads is to minimize the time taken by the user in viewing the message by opening the actual application. Say, you take about 20 seconds to open up WhatsApp and read the text, but with chat heads, it’s just 5 seconds away! So you save 15 seconds of your precious life!Let’s get to the point again, this article is for the people who want to have the Chat-Head feature for their WhatsApp too, and you’re lucky, because we don’t have just one app, but two! We’re going to explain in detail about the features of both the application in detail, but there’s gotta be one winner, so we’re going to bring out the verdict at the end of the post.
Dashdow is another application available on the Google Play Store, by which people can enjoy the chat heads feature from the Facebook messenger on WhatsApp. Dashdow lets the user to view the message sent by someone in a glance, without the need to open the WhatsApp conversation. You can even access the notification on your lockscreen, if you’re too lazy! Anyway, when clicking on the chat head, it opens up a dialog box, from which you can send texts, or read messages, and after clicking on a message, it will redirect you to the WhatsApp conversation. Take a look at the screen shots below to get an idea of how the application looks like:
- You can Hide Last Seen, Online Status and Blue Tricks.
- No need to open WhatsApp for reading your messages.
- You can see messages directly on LockScreen.
- This app works on both Rooted and Non-rooted Android mobile.
How To Get FaceBook-like ChatHeads for WhatsApp On Android
Step -1 Get your android phone with WhatsApp installed in it.
Step-2 Download And Install Dashdow What App application from play store.
Step-3 Now, open the application you will get screen showing general settings where the “Notificationacess” menu will be currently in OFF status.
Step -4 Click on it you will be taken to notification access setting where the Dashdow What App be currently unchecked, now toggle it.
Step -5 Now,Click on allow to allow access for notification access
Step -6 After that , you will get a popup message showing Access success
Done, Now enjoy.
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Just like the Facebook Chat Heads, you can add any chat head you want for a specific person or a group. Something remarkable about this application is that when you view the chat head on your lockscreen.