How to Hide Your Online Status on WhatsApp

The Meta-owned messaging giant has been trying to make it easier to use WhatsApp on multiple devices.

And transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone easily.

It has forced the company to rethink its privacy policy, and it’s now testing new features to fulfill these needs.

A common gripe most users have with WhatsApp is that you appear online even when you open the app for a split second.

If you are facing this issue and want to appear offline on WhatsApp, it’s easier to do than you think.

In this story, we have explained how to hide your last seen and online status while chatting on WhatsApp.

Open WhatsApp and tap on the ellipses (three dot) icon at the top right corner. Then, select the “Settings” option.


Next, navigate to “Account -> Privacy” to access the last seen status setting.


Now, tap on the “Last seen and online” privacy setting.


After that, select “Nobody” under the “Who can see my last seen” option to hide when you were last online on the messaging app from everyone.