How to change who can see my status updates on WhatsApp

How to change who can see my status updates on WhatsApp
How to change who can see my status updates on WhatsApp
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WhatsApp statuses allow you to share videos, photos, texts and GIFs that disappear after a day. However, for some reason or another, you no longer want some of your contacts to be able to see your status updates. You can therefore change the confidentiality of your status. Check out some simple tips for doing this.

Steps

Change Who Can See Your Status on WhatsApp Step 1

Step 1. Open the WhatsApp application

The app icon looks like a green bubble around a white phone handset. Tapping on it will open the app on the talk page, unless you are already using it.

  • If the app opens on a conversation or any other page, you should first press the back button on the top left of the screen until you see the navigation bar. This is located at the bottom of the screen on a iPhone or at the top of the screen on Android.
Change Who Can See Your Status on WhatsApp Step 2

Step 2. Go to the Settings menu of the app

  • If you have a device running iOS like a iPhone or one iPad, you must press the icon Settings, located at the bottom right of the screen. It looks like a gear.
  • If, on the other hand, you have a Android, select the icon located at the top right to access the Settings menu. Then press the button Settings.
Change Who Can See Your Status on WhatsApp Step 3

Step 3. Tap Account to open your account settings

You will see a key next to this option.

Change Who Can See Your Status on WhatsApp Step 4

Step 4. Tap Privacy

Change Who Can See Your Status on WhatsApp Step 5

Step 5. Tap Status

Tapping on it will open the Status Privacy page where you will see your current privacy setting, which you can change.

Change Who Can See Your Status on WhatsApp Step 6

Step 6. Select Who Can See Your Updates from the menu

By doing so, you will be changing your privacy settings. You can therefore choose between My contacts, My contacts except … Where Share only with ….

  • Press on My contacts if you want all of your contacts to see your status updates.
  • Select My contacts except …, if you want to manually prevent certain users from seeing your status updates. If you tap this option, a list of your contacts will be displayed, allowing you to select those from whom you want to hide the status.
  • Press on Share only with … to select the users with whom you want to share status updates. By tapping on it you will see the list of contacts and can choose which ones will see them.
Change Who Can See Your Status on WhatsApp Step 7

Step 7. Confirm the selection to save your configuration

  • Press on OK, located in the upper right corner of the screen to confirm your selection, if you are a user of a iPhone Where iPad.
  • Press the check mark at the bottom right of the screen to confirm your selection, if you are using a Android.
  • If you press My contacts, your settings will be saved automatically. You will not see a check button.

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