WhatsApp tips and tricks: How to VANISH without deleting the app

    How to disappear from WhatsApp without deleting the app
    By: HIMANI JHA
    | Updated on: May 02 2022, 05:25 PM IST
    Know hidden tricks to disappear from WhatsApp without uninstalling it.
    Know hidden tricks to disappear from WhatsApp without uninstalling it. (Unsplash)
    Know hidden tricks to disappear from WhatsApp without uninstalling it.
    Know hidden tricks to disappear from WhatsApp without uninstalling it. (Unsplash)

    Want to take a break from WhatsApp? Do you know you can disappear without deleting the app? Yes! You can do it. There’s a hidden trick that will help you to get out of the app without having to delete it. WhatsApp comes with several useful features that many of us are not aware of. And this article will reveal one such hidden trick that can be of great use for you. To stop receiving messages from WhatsApp without even deleting it. You can force the app to stop receiving messages from the app, Sprout Wired revealed.

    How to disappear from WhatsApp without deleting the app:

    Step 1: Firstly, open WhatsApp on your phone.

    Step 2: Tap on the messenger icon and select “force stop.”

    Step 3: On the same screen, tap the mobile data area and disable “background data.”

    Step 4: But do note that this trick only works when connected to mobile data.

    Step 5: Once done, you won’t receive messages even when 4G is turned on.

    Apart from this, you can also disable the app temporarily in the “help” tab. However, you’ll have to inform the app that your device has been lost so the company can unlink the account. You can reactivate the account within 30-days from the deactivation.

    The other way is to turn off the message notification so that the pop up notification from WhatsApp, doesn't disturb you. You can go to the phone’s settings or through the app itself and customize the sound, vibration, pop-up, light and notification style. Turning off read receipts can also help you feel less pressure to respond to messages immediately. You can even use a timer to limit your usage time.

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    First Published Date: 02 May, 05:25 PM IST
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