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How to Hide Whatsapp Online Status, Last Seen and Blue Ticks

WhatsApp is designed to show your online status

WhatsApp is designed to show your online status to your contacts when you are actively using the app or have recently used it.

However, you can try the following options to limit the visibility of your online status:

To hide your WhatsApp online status and last seen on an Android phone

Step 1: Tap the more option and go to Setting.
Step 2: Tap Privacy > last seen. …
Step 3: Tap Nobody to hide your last seen from everyone.
Step 4: Tap “Same as last seen” for “who can see when I’m online”.

Disable read receipts:

This will prevent your contacts from seeing when you have read their messages. To do this, go to Settings > Account > Privacy and toggle off the “Read receipts” option.

Turn off your phone’s internet connection: If you turn off your phone’s internet connection, WhatsApp won’t be able to detect when you are online.

Last seen Status features

Use the “Last Seen” feature: You can control who sees your “Last Seen” status. Go to Settings > Account > Privacy > Last Seen, and then select “Nobody” to prevent anyone from seeing when you were last active. Note that you won’t be able to see other people’s last seen status if you do this.

Please keep in mind that while these options may limit the visibility of your online status, they may also impact your ability to use WhatsApp effectively.

If you want to hide your last seen status on WhatsApp, you can follow these steps:

Open WhatsApp on your phone.

Go to “Settings” by tapping the three dots in the top right corner.

Select “Account.”

Tap “Privacy.”

Scroll down to “Last Seen” and tap on it.

You will see three options: “Everyone,” “My Contacts,” and “Nobody.” Select “Nobody” to hide your last seen status from everyone.

When you hide your last seen

Note that when you hide your last seen status, you won’t be able to see other people’s last seen status either.

If you want to hide someone’s story on WhatsApp, you can follow these steps:

Open WhatsApp and go to the “Status” tab.
Find the person whose story you want to hide.
Press and hold on their status update.
Select “Mute” from the options that appear.
Choose the duration for which you want to mute their updates – 8 hours, 1 week, or “Until I turn it back on”.
Tap “OK” to confirm.
After muting someone’s status updates, their stories will no longer appear in your Status tab, and you won’t receive any notifications when they update their status. However, you will still be able to see their messages and chat with them as usual

Current features of WhatsApp include:


WhatsApp allows users to send and receive text messages, voice messages, photos, videos, documents, and live location to individuals or groups.

Voice and Video Calls:

Users can make free voice and video calls to other WhatsApp users over the internet.

Status: Similar to Instagram Stories, WhatsApp’s Status feature allows users to share photos, videos, and text updates that disappear after 24 hours.

WhatsApp Web:

Users can access their WhatsApp account on their desktop or laptop computer through the WhatsApp Web app.

End-to-End Encryption: WhatsApp uses end-to-end encryption to protect the privacy of its users’ messages and calls, meaning only the sender and receiver can see the content of the messages.

WhatsApp Pay:

Users in certain countries can use WhatsApp Pay to send and receive money securely within the app.

How to send money on WhatsApp payments:

1.Open the chat with whom you would like to send money, then tap Attach and then Payment.
2 Tap Continue to verify your debit card information.
3.Enter the last 6 digits of your debit card number and expiration date.
4.Tap Done and set up UPI PIN.

Group Chats:

Users can create and participate in group chats with up to 256 members.

WhatsApp Business:

WhatsApp also offers a separate app for businesses to communicate with their customers and clients, with additional features like automated messages and catalogues.

It’s important to note that WhatsApp frequently updates its features and adds new ones, so there may be additional features that have been added since my knowledge cutoff date

High quality voice and video calls

Make secure video and voice calls with up to 8 people for free*. Your calls work across mobile devices using your phone’s Internet service, even on slow connections.

Group chats to keep you in contact

Stay in touch with your friends and family. End-to-end encrypted group chats let you share messages, photos, videos and documents across mobile and desktop.

Stay connected in real time

Share your location with only those in your individual or group chat, and stop sharing at any time. Or record a voice message to connect quickly.

Share daily moments through Status

Status allows you to share text, photos, video and GIF updates that disappear after 24 hours. You can choose to share status posts with all your contacts or just selected ones.

What’s New features

• Increased the group participant limit to 1024
• Easily see groups in common – you can now search for a contact and see the groups you have in common with them.
• Group admins can now control who joins their groups. In Groups, Go to Group Settings > enable ‘Approve new participants’ to get started.

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