How to add or remove timestamp on WhatsApp

How to add or remove timestamp on WhatsApp
How to add or remove timestamp on WhatsApp
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For privacy, you can turn the time stamp on or off on WhatsApp. This option displays the time you were last online and the time you read messages from your contacts.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Using an iPhone

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 1

Step 1. Open WhatsApp

The app icon looks like a white phone in a white chat bubble on a green background.

If this is your first time opening WhatsApp, you need to set it up first

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 2

Step 2. Tap Settings

This option is located at the bottom right of the screen.

If the app opens in a conversation, first tap the back button at the top left of the screen

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 3

Step 3. Select Account

The option Account is at the top of the page.

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 4

Step 4. Go to Privacy

This option is at the top of the page Account.

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 5

Step 5. Tap Seen At

This is the first option on the page Confidentiality. It contains 3 new options.

  • Everybody: Anyone with your contact details can see the time you last logged in.
  • My contacts: Only people in your contacts list can see the time you last logged in.
  • Anybody: No one will be able to see the time you last logged in and you too will not be able to see the time that other users last logged in.
Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 6

Step 6. Select one of the available options

This will turn the timestamp on or off depending on your preferences.

If you turn on the timestamp, it will be visible under the contact's name at the top of the WhatsApp conversation

Method 2 of 2: Android

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 7

Step 1. Open WhatsApp

This is the green app with a white phone icon on a green and white chat bubble.

If this is your first time signing in to WhatsApp, you'll need to set it up first

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 8

Step 2. Press ⋮

This button is located at the top right of the screen.

If WhatsApp opens in a conversation, first tap the back button at the top left of the screen

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 9

Step 3. Go to Settings

This option is at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 10

Step 4. Select Account

The option Contact is at the top of the page.

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 11

Step 5. Tap Privacy

This option is at the top of the page Account.

Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 12

Step 6. Choose Seen At

Seen at is at the top of the page Confidentiality and includes 3 options.

  • Everybody: Anyone with your details can see the time you were last logged in (selected by default).
  • My contacts: Only people on your contact list can see the time you were last logged in.
  • Anybody: No one will see the time you were last logged in. If you choose this option, you too will not be able to see the time that other users were last logged in.
Add or Remove the Timestamp on WhatsApp Step 13

Step 7. Tap one of the available options

The timestamp will be enabled or disabled depending on the option selected.

If you turn on the time stamp, you'll see the time your contacts were last connected under their name at the top of the WhatsApp conversation

Advice

  • You can also activate or deactivate read receipts from the menu Confidentiality.

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