How to Hide Whatsapp Status? [or Show to Specific Contacts Only]
Whatsapp is one of the excellent messaging application. Whatsapp is not just used for messaging, but also to share your moods, experience and other stuff to all your contacts via the status option. You can share photos, videos and GIF as a daily status update. But some times you may not be willing to show your status with some nosy contacts. At that time, you can simply hide your status by using the Hide Whatsapp Status option. Hiding Whatsapp Status from others is not a difficult task. Protect your privacy from those annoying contacts.
You may also like to learn: How to hide Whatsapp Chats
How to Hide Whatsapp Status
Follow the step-by-step guide given below to preserve your privacy on WhatsApp Messenger. (Both Android and iOS)
Note: Update Whatsapp regularly for bug free experience.
Hide Whatsapp Status on Android
Step 1: Open Whatsapp on your Android device
Step 2: Tap the Menu Icon in the top right corner of the screen
Step 3: Click Settings option from the drop down menu bar
Step 4: In the Settings page, tap the Accounts option
Step 5: Click the Privacy option in the account page
Step 6: Tap the Status option
Step 7: Click the My Contacts Except….
Step 8: Select the Contacts that you wish to Hide your Whatsapp Status
Show Whatsapp Status to Specific Contacts on Android
Step 1: Navigate to Settings > Account > Privacy > Status
Step 2: In the Status screen, Click the Only Share with…option
Step 3: Now select the contacts, you want to share your Status
Hide Whatsapp Status on iOS
Step 1: Open Whatsapp on your iOS device
Step 2: Tap the Settings Icon which located on the bottom right corner of the screen
Step 3: Tap the Account Option from the Settings page
Step 4: Click the Privacy option
Step 5: In the Privacy page, click the Status option
Step 6: Tap My Contacts Except…. option in the next screen
Step 7: Select the Contacts that you wish to Hide Status and tap Done option
Show Whatsapp Status to Specific Contacts on iOS
Step 1: Open iOS device and go to Settings > Account > Privacy > Status as we said before
Step 2: Tap the Only Share With… option in the Status page
Step 3: Select the contacts with whom you are interested to share your WhatsApp Status
Now you came to know how to hide your Whatsapp Status from unwanted contacts. It is an efficient feature for all Whatsapp users where you can protect your privacy. By following this simple method you can easily hide your personal information from everyone or specific people without any difficulties.
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