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How to Know Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status (Android & iPhone)

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Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status

The default messenger for billions, Whatsapp added an interesting new feature to its messenger on March 2017, which is nothing but the Status that has already been familiar for people through applications like Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, etc. But Whatsapp adding it to their messenger is a great way to keep the app engaged and fun filled. Through Whatsapp status, one can share images, videos, GIFs, links and even more along with crisp captions.

But wait, can you know who viewed your status? Yes! You can know who has viewed your status or story in the same section. Many people showcase their own creativity on status stories and it is obvious that they wish to check who has viewed his / her story. In this article below, let us see in detail how to know who has viewed your status on your Android / iOS devices.

Note: To know the complete list of people who have viewed your status, you need to enable read receipts. This means that if anyone on your contacts has disabled read receipts, then you will not see that name listed under Viewed By even if he/she has seen your status. Also, if you have disabled your read receipts, you won’t be able to see who has viewed your status. To enable or disable read receipts go to Settings > Account > Privacy.

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Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status on Android

Step 1: Open Whatsapp on your Android device.

Step 2: Tap the Status tab on the top of the screen.

Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status
Status tab on Android

Step 3: Tap My Status on the top of the screen to open your status. If you have multiple statuses, it will open the first status you posted in the last 24 hours.

Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status
My Status

Step 4: In the bottom, you could see the list of people who have viewed your status/story. An eye shaped icon with a number shows the total number of people who have seen the status.

Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status
Status viewed by

If you see ‘0’ it means that no one has viewed your status and if your any number for ex: 6 it means that 6 people have viewed your status so far.

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Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status on iPhone

Step 1: Open Whatsapp on your iPhone / iPad

Step 2: Tap Status (circular symbol) icon on the bottom left corner of the screen to open the status page.

Who Viewed My Whatsapp Status
Status icon on iPhone

Step 3: Tap My Status on the top the screen which will take you to your status page

Step 4: Tap on your status

Step 5: In the bottom, you will see a ^ icon with an eye icon displaying the number of views for the status.

Step 6: Click and drag the ^ icon to see who has viewed your status

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To conclude

These are the ways provided by Whatsapp on default to see who has viewed your status. You can only see who has viewed your status up to 24 hours from the time you posted your status. Because Whatsapp status by default disappears in 24 hours. This is not only for Whatsapp, but other apps like Facebook, Instagram, etc also remove the status automatically in 24 hours.

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