In this article, we will be showing you how to hide WhatsApp status updates from someone or people. Ever since the status updates found its way to WhatsApp, the app has become more fun and stalky.
People can actually watch your status updates without you actually knowing. This can be really creepy and disturbing, but it shouldn’t stop you from updating beautiful stories of your life.
WhatsApp status update is now like Snapchat stories and it’s getting more addicting with time. You can share photos, videos or text updates with contacts for just 24 hours before they disappear automatically. Of course, only contacts who also have you as a contact can see you your updates. Typically, you should be able to see people who viewed your status updates.
However, people can go into incognito mode and view your status without you knowing, just by turning off their “Read Receipts”. This can be so annoying and you can block them from seeing your status updates altogether. You can also hide your status updates from people for some other reasons as well.
Simply follow the steps below to hide WhatsApp status updates from someone or people.
How to Hide WhatsApp Status Updates
Hiding your WhatsApp status updates is very easy and simple, just follow the steps below to get it done.
- Open WhatsApp
- Once you open the app, go to the “Status” tab
- Make sure you can see the status of your contacts.
- Click on the three dots in the top-right corner.
- Select “Status Privacy”.
- Click on “My contacts except …”
Then you can select all the contacts you want to hide status updates from and click on the check mark to continue. You can now share your status updates and the people you selected won’t be able to see it forever. You can also go through the same process to remove the contacts or select new ones. If you choose “Only Share with…”, only those people will see your status updates as well.
This is how to hide WhatsApp status updates from someone, you can now block people you don’t like viewing your status updates.