You would be imagining that how you can send a message without opening WhatsApp. Yes, you can do this with the help of Google Voice. WhatsApp as a messaging app has the largest user base, so Google also came with a feature to ease the messaging on WhatsApp. Google Voice is a feature provided by Google Android which will take your voice as input and send the message whatever you speak out without opening WhatsApp Messenger. In this article, I will take you through how easily and quickly you will be able to message any contact without opening WhatsApp in Android. For iOS, here is how you can send message without opening WhatsApp.
Send message without opening WhatsApp without changing last seen
Here is how you can directly send a message through Google Voice to your WhatsApp contacts. Follow the below steps:
- Open Google Voice on your device, by pressing home key for a couple of seconds.
- Now speak out “Ok Google” or tap on voice icon.
- Next, speak out “Send WhatsApp message to”. After this it will ask you “Who do you want to chat with”, speak out the name of the person whom you want to send the WhatsApp message.
- Next, it will ask “What’s the message?”. Tell the message. If Google voice got your message correctly then it’s fine but if not, you can edit it.
- At last, it will ask you “Do you want to send this?”, reply with yes or no or you can also say send it.
That’s it, your message is sent without opening WhatsApp.
Send message without opening WhatsApp
Unlike the Method 1, with this method, you can quickly reply to the person without opening WhatsApp but your last seen will be updated using this method. Below are the steps:
1. As soon as you have received the message from one of your WhatsApp contacts, it will appear on your notification bar.
2. Pull down the notification bar and you will see the option of reply to that particular contact message. Tap on the reply option and type your message.
3. Next, tap on send icon & your message is sent without opening WhatsApp.
Note: In this method, if you have messages from multiple WhatsApp contacts then you will not get the option of reply.
In Method 1, as you have not opened WhatsApp and used Google voice to message your friend, your last seen will not get updated on WhatsApp. You can prank your friends with this trick, like without going online on WhatsApp you are messaging your friend.