WhatsApp is without a doubt one of the most popular messaging applications out there. It is cross-platform. It provides end-to-end encryption, making it a secure option. And with a little trick that Amit Agarwal highlighted, you can use it to send yourself notes, files, and more.
Unlike iMessage and other messaging apps, you can text each other with WhatsApp. - all you need to do is create a group without other contacts.
Here is how to do that. Launch WhatsApp on your phone and in the Chats tab, tap New group Link in the upper right corner. You will first need to add a participant to the group to create it, so select any contact and tap Next .
In the next window, you can give your group a name and then tap on the Create button. Go to the group and touch the name at the top of the screen to open the Group Information. Scroll down to the participant list and remove the person you've added by tapping your contact's name and selecting remove .
Now you have a private WhatsApp group for yourself, where you can send each other files, notes, photos, links and more.
By using WhatsApp in this way, you are killing two birds with one stone. You have a fast note-taking app that is by your side at all times, and you have a seamless way to exchange files between your phone and your computer.
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Now, that's not to say it doesn't have its drawbacks.. This trick is great for random notes, but without being able to search or organize your messages in any way, it's not going to be something you'll want to use beyond quick ideas or swapping files between your phone and computer.
If you need a robust note-taking app with some serious organizational features, but still want to keep it simple, you can try OneNote or Google.
What is your preferred method of sending files between your phone and computer? Let us know in the comments.