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Trick to hide your WhatsApp status/pictures from someone.

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How to hide WhatsApp status

Sometimes you may want some privacy on your WhatsApp messenger that you don’t want some specific contacts to view your statuses.

Not often you just want to upload a photo or typed words to your WhatsApp messenger status, but you don’t want some specific or a particular person to know  or see what you uploaded.

Sometimes you may think of deleting a person’s number in your smartphone phone book so they won’t be able to see your WhatsApp statues.

But deleting your phone book contacts to hide your statuses from some specific people are not always the best, as sometimes they may still be available for them to view it.

Thus, WhatsApp takes time to adjust and and detect that you deleted a number, it may take few hours a even a day for WhatsApp to realize and make your statues not visible to the specific deleted contacts. 

What is WhatsApp Status 

WhatsApp status is a specific feature available in WhatsApp messenger that allows users to share videos, pictures, beautiful stickers and graphics interchange format GIF.

That is available to your contacts to view for a period of 24 hours after which it will disappear for both your contacts and yourself.

These status that is viewable only if you have each other WhatsApp mobile numbers saved in your phone address book to be able to see or view neither of your statuses.

How to hide my WhatsApp status froms someone

This simple steps will teach you how to make your WhatsApp statues invisible to people you don’t  want to see or view your statuses.

See: how to view someone whatsapp messenger status without them knowing.

  • First, lunch your WhatsApp messenger application.
  • Locate settings at the bottom right of the page.
  • Click on it, it will take you to another window.
  • Click on account.
  • Then locate privacy and click it.

After which you have clicked on the privacy it will take you to a new window where you will locate several features such as last seen, profile photo, about groups and status.

Click on the status you will get three available options on the status namely; my contacts, my contacts except and only share with.

  • My contacts: this feature allow you to share your WhatsApp status to all your saved phone book numbers and person’s that have your number saved on their phone book, to be able to see/view your WhatsApp status vice-versa.
  • My contacts except: this feature allows you to share your WhatsApp status to everyone in your your saved phone book numbers that uses WhatsApp and have your number saved in their phone book too. excluding some specific specific people or contacts. This feature allows your status to be invisible to some to some of your selected contacts.

See: how to prevent someone from tagging you on facebook

  • Only share with: this feature allows you to share your WhatsApp status to only a specific number of person’s you want to see/view your statuses.

However, this article is aimed to show you how to hide your WhatsApp status to specific contacts or person’s you don’t want to view/see your WhatsApp status.

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We can make use of my contacts except; thus, 

  • click on my contacts except, it will take you to all phone numbers saved in your phone book that are using WhatsApp messenger.
  • Tick or select any of your saved phone numbers you don’t want to view/see your statuses showing in the photo below,
How to hide my WhatsApp status from someone
  • then click done at the top right of the page where you tick/select the contacts you’re hiding your status for. 

See: procedure to use your picture as whatsapp wallpaper 

Is as simple as that. 

Then you can go ahead and upload your WhatsApp statuses as it will be invisible to those selected contacts  and visible to the unselected contacts to see and view.

Second method 

Only share with; this feature allows you to share your WhatsApp status only to 1 or 2 persons or as few people as you desire. It’s slightly similar to my contacts except feature,

The procedure includes; 

  • Click on only share with, it will open your saved phone book contacts that are using WhatsApp messenger similar to the previous, tick/select the specific contacts/people you want your status to be visible to, then click on done at the top right of the page. 

Then you can go ahead and upload your statuses, as it will only be visible to the selected/ticked contacts and invisible to other unticked/unselected contacts. 

How to make your WhatsApp status visible back to all your contacts 

go back to;

  • Settings.
  • Account.
  • Privacy. 
  • Status. 
  • Then click on any of the two, My contacts except or only share with, then untick or unselect the contacts that were previously selected Or ticked and click on done at the top right of the page. 
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