Popular messaging platform WhatsApp is introducing various features to maintain the privacy of users. One of them is the online status hiding feature. Due to this, even if you are online, you will feel offline. That is, even if you talk to someone, no one will know and you will be protected from unwanted messages.
WhatsApp authorities say that Hide Online Status is one of the many security features to maintain user privacy. Now you can hide your WhatsApp online status if you want. This will prevent anyone from seeing you online.
How to hide online status
* To hide online status you need to go to WhatsApp settings and go to privacy option. Here you will see last scene and online options. Click on it.
* First of all you need to set your last seen status as Nobody. After that you can choose the same settings for online. As you chose for the last scene.
* No one can see you online after turning it on. When you turn this setting on, you won’t be able to see other people’s online status either. As a result, you will not be able to know if anyone else is online.
* Also, by changing your profile photo, about, status settings from settings, you can hide the status to whomever you don’t want to see.
References: Android Police, Guiding Tech