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How to Hide Your Last Seen Status on WhatsApp


If you value your privacy, you might want to hide your "Last Seen" status on WhatsApp. This status shows others the last time you were active on the app. Fortunately, WhatsApp allows you to control who can see this information. Here’s a simple, step-by-step guide to help you hide your "Last Seen" status on WhatsApp.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp

First, unlock your smartphone and open the WhatsApp application. The familiar green icon with a white speech bubble and a phone inside is where your journey begins.

Step 2: Go to Settings

Once you're in the app, look towards the top right corner of your screen. You’ll see three vertical dots – this is the menu button. Tap on it. If you’re using an iPhone, you’ll find the settings tab at the bottom right corner.

Step 3: Select Account

In the menu that appears, tap on "Settings." Next, choose "Account" from the list of options. This section contains all the privacy and security settings for your WhatsApp account.

Step 4: Tap on Privacy

In the Account settings, find and tap on "Privacy." This is where you can control who sees your personal information, including your "Last Seen" status.

Step 5: Change Last Seen Visibility

Now, tap on "Last Seen." You’ll see three options:

To hide your "Last Seen" status from everyone, select "Nobody."

A Few Things to Keep in Mind

If you hide your "Last Seen" status, you won't be able to see other people's "Last Seen" status either. It’s a two-way street. This setting only hides your last seen time, not your online status. People can still see if you are currently online when you are using the app.

Why Hide Your Last Seen Status?

Hiding your "Last Seen" status can offer several benefits:

By following these steps, you can easily hide your "Last Seen" status and enjoy a bit more privacy on WhatsApp. Whether you're avoiding distractions, needing a break, or just prefer more control over your online presence, this simple adjustment can make a big difference.

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Posted: 2024-07-03
By: dwirch
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