How To Hide Online in WhatsApp?

How To Hide Online in WhatsApp

Hello friends! Welcome back with a new article. In 2021 over 2 million active users are using WhatsApp right now. We can’t imagine our life without WhatsApp. This is the best instant messaging app.

Now coming to the main question of this article ‘how to hide online in WhatsApp? To hide online WhatsApp chats is very easy; there is no rocket science in it. In the default setting WhatsApp allows the user to see the last seen time to their contacts. 

How to hide online on WhatsApp?


 Firstly open WhatsApp on your android or iOS device.


After opening WhatsApp on your smartphone click on three dots on the above right corner of the app.


Now in the box click on the Settings option.


Next click on the Account option in Settings.


Click on privacy and tap on the option Last seen.

Now after clicking on Last Seen you can see three option there

My contact, Everyone, and Nobody.

My contacts – If you allow this setting then only your contacts can see your last seen in WhatsApp.

Everyone – This is the default setting in WhatsApp. By this option, all can see your last seen.

Nobody – Now if you want to hide your online status or Last seen then this is the option you need to go for. 

By following the above steps you can hide your online status in WhatsApp. Follow the instructions in short – Open WhatsApp>Click on three dots>settings>Account>Last Seen>Nobody

How to hide online status in WhatsApp while chatting?

Just follow the below steps to hide online status in WhatsApp while chatting-

  • Open WhatsApp on your smartphone
  • Now go to the chats open participants whom you want to send a message
  • Type the message and send it
  • Now quickly turned on flight mode on your device

In this way, you can hide online status in WhatsApp while chatting but whenever you turn off flight mode your participants can read your messages.

Follow these instructions in short – Open WhatsApp>Chats>Send message>turn on flight mode> 

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By reading this article you are able to know how to hide online status in WhatsApp. To hide the last seen in WhatsApp works properly but to hide online status while chatting is work permanently. 

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