WhatsApp is currently among the leading messenger platforms out there. Having to respond to messages only because the platform allows users to see at what point you’ve been active, or that you’ve read their message can sometimes feel tiring.
If you’re a busy person, and wish to keep your privacy regarding the ‘last seen’ feature, or the blue double check mark that you’ve read their message, WhatsApp offers a solution for these sorts of issues.
Yes, you can. The platform offers WhatsApp users an option to hide their online status, as well as the read receipts. This can be easily done in a few short steps.
If you are using Viber for messaging, read how to hide, unhide, and see hidden messages on Viber.
If you’re an Android user, follow these steps to hide your ‘last seen’ status:
After selecting one of the above-mentioned options, your changes will update immediately.
If you’re an iPhone user, follow these steps to change your online status on WhatsApp:
After you’ve selected one of the three given options, the changes for your WhatsApp account will be made immediately.
If you’ve chosen the ‘Nobody’ option on WhatsApp, you will not be able to see when others were last seen as well.
If you’re using WhatsApp from your laptop, you can make these changes directly on your laptop as well. The desktop WhatsApp version, unfortunately, does not have an option to hide your activity status directly in the app, but there is a way around this problem anyhow!
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