Want to hide WhatsApp status from some people? There may be times when you might want to hide your WhatsApp status from some people. By default, the WhatsApp status you share are visible to all your contacts. But if you want to hide your WhatsApp status from some people then you can use WhatsApp status privacy settings to control whom you want to share your WhatsApp status with. In this post, we will see how to hide your WhatsApp status from some people – WhatsApp Status Privacy Tips.
Who can see your WhatsApp status updates?
According to WhatsApp FAQ, anyone in your contact list can see your can see your WhatsApp status updates .
Your status updates can only be seen by someone if you have their phone number in your phone’s address book and they have your phone number in their phone’s address book. You can choose to share your status updates with all your contacts or selected contacts only. By default, your status updates are shared with all your contacts.
Watch this short video how to use Whatsapp status privacy to hide WhatsApp status from some people.
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WhatsApp is popular tool for communication nowadays. It is used for personal as well as work in many places. WhatsApp status is a feature used by many people to post status of their day to day activities, joys and sorrows, funny memes, sharing information and updates. It is a form of keeping in touch without directly interfering the other. Your status is broadcasted and anyone interested can respond / reply. But by default, your WhatsApp status is seen by all your contacts, which you might not want in certain circumstances.
How to hide WhatsApp status from some people – WhatsApp Status Privacy Tips
If you want more control on who can see your WhatsApp status then it is recommended to use the WhatsApp status privacy settings. For example: you are posting an update which is supposed to be seen by your family and loved ones and you don’t want your work colleagues or your bosses to see those updates. Then in that case, you can easily control the viewers by selecting only your family members to see the updates. Here is now.
1) open WhatsApp and go to status tab
2) tap on the status menu (three vertical dots at the top right hand side corner) and then tap on status privacy
3) you will get three options here to control your WhatsApp status privacy
i) my contacts
ii) my contacts except…
iii) only share with…
The options available are pretty self explanatory. If you choose the first option that is, my contacts, then anyone in your contacts will be able to see your WhatsApp status updates.
If you choose the second option that is, my contacts except then here you can choose the contacts with whom you don’t want to share your WhatsApp status with. So you are hiding your WhatsApp status from the people selected here.
Finally, if you choose the third option that is, Only Share with, then you can select people with whom you want to share your WhatsApp status with exclusively. The rest are excluded, and they will not see the status updates.
So using the WhatsApp status privacy settings you can control with whom you want to share your WhatsApp status with for every WhatsApp status post.
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