How to react to WhatsApp messages using an emoji

How to react to WhatsApp messages using an emoji
  • WhatsApp Reactions is finally available to iOS and Android users.
  • This feature allows users to send an emoji reaction instead of typing messages.
  • Currently, 6 emoji reactions are available to use.
WhatsApp reactions feature is finally here on Android version and iOS version 22.9.76. This feature allows users to quickly react with an emoji to a message similar to Instagram, Facebook Messenger and iMessage.


Meta owned messaging platform launched this message reaction on 5th May and since then the feature has been rolling out to WhatsApp users around the world. In an official blog post, WhatsApp said, “we’re excited to share those emoji reactions are now available on the latest version of the app. Reactions are fun and engaging, and they reduce overload in groups too. We’ll continue improving them by adding an even broader range of expressions in the future.”

The emoji reaction is available across all Android, iOS and desktop users.

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How to react to WhatsApp messages using an emoji
Business Insider India

  1. Open the chat and hover the mouse over messages sent by users
  2. An emoji icon will appear, click on the icon and choose from the available options.
  3. Once selected message reaction will be sent.