WhatsApp Tips and Tricks: How to hide online status and still send a message

  • WhatsApp Tips and Tricks: You can hide your online status and still send a message without others knowing.
By HT TECH
| Updated on Dec 01 2021, 11:41 AM IST
WhatsApp Tips and Tricks: You can hide your online status and still send messages. Even your WhatsApp Last Seen Status will remain hidden.
WhatsApp Tips and Tricks: You can hide your online status and still send messages. Even your WhatsApp Last Seen Status will remain hidden. (AFP)

You may love WhatsApp for the amazing benefits it provides in keeping you connected to your friends, family and colleagues at work without any difficulty. What is more, it is all free and available 24/7. However, there are times when too much of a good thing can become too tiresome and you simply do not want to let anyone know that you are online and actually replying to messages. It is a boon that can be at your fingertips and all it requires is a few steps. You can call them WhatsApp tips and tricks and they enable you to do a lot anonymously. In fact, it will ensure you have some privacy even as you chat to your heart's content online. Something of a having your cake and eating it too.

While there are a number of methods available on the Internet that will help you in keeping your Whatsapp online status hidden, but you don't really need to go to any third-party apps to do this. After all, you have no idea what these apps can do to your security. In fact, these apps can often turn into a danger for your privacy and even cause loss of data. So, it is best you stick to WhatsApp platform and learn about these WhatsApp tips and tricks.

Also, remember that WhatsApp can ban you from its platform if you download these third party apps. And know that WhatsApp end-to-end encryption that provides total security to your account is effective only for the official app and nothing else.

How to appear offline on WhatsApp

You can stop people from knowing whether you are online on WhatsApp easily. All you have to do is go to the Notifications feature that can be found in the settings of your smartphone. You have to click and activate message notifications on your smartphone before you can go and hide your online status from prying eyes on WhatsApp.

After going to settings, go to applications and pick WhatsApp app. Find notifications tab and click it on.

So, next time you get a message, it will show up on your notifications panel. You can reply straight from there without opening WhatsApp app at all. Click on drop down menu and pick 'reply' tab to revert to the message you have selected. It will enable you to write and send the message. 

Since you did not open your app, it will not even reflect on WhatsApp Last Seen Status.

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First Published Date: 01 Dec, 11:41 AM IST
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