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To create an account, simply visit the WeChat Public Platform website and then click on the link that can be found in the top right hand corner. New users need to fill in their email address, create a password and the copy the CAPTCHA at the bottom of the screen. A conformation email will be sent to complete the process.
Messaging between users as well as making video and voice calls is available completely free of charge and without limit. Users can also take advantage of a number of other free services such as sharing photos and playing games, while the special Moments feature allows users to share aspects of their daily.
The app provides users with a large library of hundreds of different stickers that they can use for free as often as they wish. The collection includes a number of stickers that have been created by third parties and some may require payment to use them, although payment only needs to be made once and is optional.
Videos can be uploaded and shared on Moments so that they can be viewed by all users. Simply click on the + sign at the bottom of any chat room and then tap on Video. Select Take Video or Choose Video and once the video has been uploaded press the video in the chat room for a few seconds and select Favorite. It can b=then be selected and sent to Moments.
When certain words are typed when chatting with friends and families confetti falls from the top of the chat screen. A large number of special words can trigger this feature to mark special occasions and some of the special words include Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Easter, Birthday, Miss You and Flower.
The most common way to add a new contact to your contact list is by asking the person for their ID and entering the ID in the Add Contacts section. However, it is also possible to find someone if they are already in your mobile contacts list or if you know their QR Code, while the Add by People Nearby feature allows you to add people in your area.
It is possible to choose the start and end time for receiving notifications. Simply go to the main page of the app and tap on Settings, Notifications and then Notification Timing. Tap on Start and set the time when you want notifications to start occurring and the tap on End to choose the time when notifications will cease.
People who no longer want to be part of a group chat can leave any time they choose. Simply enter the group that you no longer want to be part of and tap on the icon that is shaped like two figureheads. Select Delete and Leave and then tap Quit Group to complete the process.
It is possible to reset your password via email or SMS. Simply log into your account and enter your mobile number or email address and you will receive a verification code that you can use to verify your identity and create a new password, which must be entered twice to complete the process.
Virtually any app that has been created for the Android can now be installed on a PC thanks to Bluestacks. Simply download this special Android emulator software onto your computer, select the app that you wish to use and it will be ready to use on your PC or laptop.