If you’re not one of them, you might be curious as to what the app offers that its rivals don’t. Below, we highlight five of WeChat’s more unusual features that keep the app’s user base strong. Rather than adding you manually, other WeChat users can simply scan the code with the app’s built-in code reader to add you as a friend.
To find your code, go to the “Me” tab at the bottom of the app, click on your profile at the top of the screen and then select “My QR Code.” To scan a QR code, go to the “Discover” tab and then tap on “Scan QR Code.”
To try out the “Shake” functionality, you need to enable location services. Then head to the “Discover” tab, click the “Shake” option and if we said, “Like a Polaroid picture,” we think you can work out what to do from there.
To activate Friend Radar, go to the “Contacts” tab and then tap the add contacts icon at the top-right of the screen. Choosing the “Friend Radar” option will start your location-based search. 5 weird WeChat features that trump other messaging apps