This WhatsApp trick will hide your status online; know how to use

How to hide your WhatsApp status online: This WhatsApp trick will allow you to send messages even as you remain hidden

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 22:17 IST
Know here how to hide your WhatsApp status online. Not only that, you can still send your WhatsApp messages (HT_PRINT)
Know here how to hide your WhatsApp status online. Not only that, you can still send your WhatsApp messages (HT_PRINT)

For all those WhatsApp users who want to stay hidden online, here is a solution. Yes, this WhatsApp trick will actually hide your status online. Your WhatsApp status online will remain hidden even as you check your messages and reply to them too - all without appearing online! So, you can send WhatsApp messages in offline mode - without appearing online. Sounds good? Well, if it does, then you should know how to use it to your advantage. 

This WhatsApp trick to hide your online status is not recommended to be adopted on a permanent basis, but only for the time that you want to remain hidden from all your WhatsApp contacts for whatever reason. You could turn to various third-party apps to do this, but why bother as your WhatsApp account will lose its most potent weapon against hackers - end-to-end encryption. Your WhatsApp account can even be banned.

The good part about this WhatsApp trick is its effectiveness, but it does have the big negative of making you go out of your normal WhatsApp activity process. This WhatsApp trick will make you click on other parts of the app and phone that you usually switch on once and forget about it, virtually forever.

Having said that, every individual on WhatsApp has some reason or the other to hide their WhatsApp status online. For them, here is how to hide your status online on WhatsApp.

Do note here that taking this step will make your phone unreachable for everyone. Remember to undo all these steps as soon as possible or else you may actually miss out on some important messages during the time you are offline.

How to hide your status online on WhatsApp

WhatsApp (Bloomberg)
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WhatsApp (Bloomberg)

First of all, it will require you to disable your mobile data or, in case you are using it, your Wi-Fi connection. In short, you must make sure you are not at all connected to the world. You can make and receive your phone calls, of course.

Once you have disconnected your mobile data, open WhatsApp and pick the message you want to reply to and send. Exit WhatsApp. Now, go and switch on your mobile data or Wi-Fi, as the case may be, and your message will be forwarded to the recipient immediately.

During this whole time, your WhatsApp online status was not known to anybody. In short, you were hidden from all prying eyes even though you successfully managed to send your message to the concerned person.

Playing truant certainly has its thrilling moments!

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First Published Date: 01 Dec, 17:52 IST
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