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Wechat and groups how to work

Whatever you want to do — chatting with friends all day, staying in touch with family, or participating in working discussions with colleagues — you can easily and fun do this in groups!

How to use group conversations on Android

Start a group conversation

1. Go to the message screen in the upper left,

2. Click on the icon in the bottom left,

3. Select the participants you want to add to the group, or indicate their phone numbers,

4. Click Finish.

Adding members to a group

  1. Click the gear in the upper right corner of the conversation screen or slide the screen to the left,
  2. Scroll to the end of the settings menu and click Add contacts,
  3. Select the contacts to add and click Finish in the upper right.
Please note that any member of the group can add other members to it. Groups have no administrators. The maximum number of group members is 100 people, including the creator.

Removing members from a group

Members cannot delete other members of the group. Each participant can leave the group at any time.

Change background for group

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner of the conversation screen or slide the screen to the left,
  2. Select Background,
  3. Choose the desired action: take a photo, select an image from the gallery of your phone or choose from the proposed gallery of backgrounds,
  4. If you want to delete an existing background, click on the Menu button in the background gallery. Then click Remove Background.
Please note that the selected background will only be displayed on your device. Other members of the group will not see your background.

Group name change

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner of the conversation screen or slide the screen to the left,
  2. Click on the group name,
  3. Change the name and click Save.

Group notifications

You can set notifications from the group according to how often you want to receive them. To change your notification settings from a group:

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner of the conversation screen or slide the screen to the left,
  2. Select Notifications from the group.
  3. Make your selection and click OK.

Notification settings options:

  • Turn off notifications - this option allows you to turn off notifications for a group conversation. You will not receive push notifications and the notification sound will be muted,
  • Smart notifications - this option allows you to combine notifications about messages in a group. For example, instead of three consecutive notifications of three messages in a group, you will receive one notification about all three messages,
  • Notify me of each message - if this option is enabled, you will receive a notification of each message in the group.

Notification settings from each group are determined manually. Changing the settings for one group will not affect the settings for the other group.

Chat Gallery

A conversation gallery is a media gallery that exists in every conversation (both in group and in private conversation).

The gallery displays all the media files shared by the participants in the conversation, including photos, videos and doodles. To access the conversation gallery:

  • Click the icon in the upper right corner of the conversation screen or slide the screen to the left
  • Select Conversation Gallery

Group Exit

    Click the icon in the upper right corner of the conversation screen

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What are they for?

So, at first it’s worth making out what are the groups in WeChat for. To answer this question is not so difficult, as they are created as an analogue from other social networks.

Therefore, the creation of a large version is accompanied by total communication, exchange of news and other interesting functions that you might have met before. Do not underestimate this functionality, as it is at least useful. Therefore, do not miss this opportunity and try to use it more often.

The essence of these communities

With the main purpose of this function, we figured out, it remains to understand the process of creating and searching for this element. Creation does not carry

any complexity, just open a chat, and invite users to the community. At first, you can do this personally and use a special QR code, then, with the arrival of a large number of people, invitations are sent individually, and the user decides how to respond to such a request.

As for the search for a group, this process has some nuances, since you will need either an individual invitation or a special QR code.

In the first case, requests are sent personally by users, in the second case, you can use advertising and notes that carry all the necessary information. Notes themselves are distributed as announcements or referred to in other groups. Now you will definitely not be confused with this direction and will be able to put new knowledge into practice.

Features of working with groups

To create them, a person will need to carry out the following actions:

    Open chat with the interlocutor.

Open chat

  • Press the button at the top of the screen on the right side.
  • Tap on the plus sign. This will allow you to add people from your contact list. This operation must be performed for at least one other person.

    Tap on the plus sign. Type community name.

    Type community name

    After the above operations, the process will be completed. At the same time, up to 40 people will be added forcibly, i.e., in automatic mode. If their number exceeds the specified number, then they will receive an invitation. In this case, they can accept or reject it.

    Note! If the number of users does not exceed 100 people, then the name of the Wechat group can change any of them.

    The user, who is the administrator, also has the right to change the name. He can also add members. If necessary, the administrator has the right to delete any user.

    Group

    The user is given the opportunity to send a notification to all participants.

    If a person no longer wants to fulfill this role, then he can transfer the right to control another person.

    At the same time, you need to remember that the Wechat messenger is constantly updated. Therefore, new options regularly appear in it. As a result, people have the opportunity to periodically use other program functions.