Make Yourself Invisible on WhatsApp for iPhone 6

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Hello. You are watching VisiHow, and in this video, I will teach you how to make yourself invisible on WhatsApp while using iPhone 6.

Steps

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    Let's slide across to open the phone.
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    We need to access WhatsApp first, so tap on the WhatsApp icon.
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    Next, tap on settings at the bottom right corner of the screen.
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    You might ask me why would I make myself invisible, and what's the purpose of that? Well, there are two things you achieve by making yourself invisible. First, let me show you an example. Go to chats by clicking the speech bubble icon at the bottom next to the settings icon.
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    If you open a chat, a message below the person's name will tell you what time that person was last online. Also, when a person comes online, you are able to see it. You know that the person is holding their phone at that very moment, probably going through chats, writing responses, or whatever else.
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    If you don't want people to see when you logged in to WhatsApp last time, or if you don't want others to see that you are online, you make yourself invisible. To do this, we need to go to Account.
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    Next we go to Privacy.
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    At the top is Last Seen, so open that.
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    You can make yourself invisible for everyone or just for strangers. Let's say some stranger got your phone number, and since you are saved on his phone, he can see you every time you log in and when you are online. In that case, you make yourself visible just for your contacts. Tap on My Contacts, and a check will appear over on the far right across from Contacts. Now, these are the only people who can see you online or just those other people who know that you are holding your phone.
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    If you don't even want your contacts to see you being online, you can tap on Nobody. The check mark will move to that line. Now, no one can see that you're online.
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    Tap on Privacy at the top left to go back.
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    There is another way to make yourself invisible. Go to Status. Status means that you're online or offline.
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    Right now, everybody can see if I'm online or not. Like before, I can allow just my contacts to see me online by tapping on that option.
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    Again, if I tap on Nobody, and then nobody can see me online.
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    Let's press Privacy again to go back.
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    From now, since I set it up for nobody being able to see me typing or being online, I became a WhatsApp invisible man. If you have any more questions on how your phone operates, or if you have questions on any other tech product, please leave them in the section below, and I will happily try to help you. Thank you for watching VisiHow. Goodbye.
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Video: Make Yourself Invisible on WhatsApp for iPhone 6

Questions and Answers

On iPhone 6, can I make myself WhatsApp invisible to only one contact?

I don't want one contact to see when I go online on WhatsApp. How can I do that?

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    Remove the contact from your contact list by pressing the home button.
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    Tap on Phone.
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    Tap "Contacts".
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    Tap on the contact.
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    Tap "Edit".
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    Scroll down and tap on "Delete Contact".
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    Press the home button.
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    Tap on WhatsApp.
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    Tap on "Settings".
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    Tap on "Account".
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    Tap on "Privacy".
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    Tap "Last Seen", "Profile Photo", and "Status" one after another and tap on "My Contacts" or "Nobody".
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Hi, is it possible to disable sending "Read Receipts" in WhatsApp (i.e double tick mark)?

Hi, is it possible to disable sending "Read Receipts" in WhatsApp (i.e double tick mark)

Yes. Please refer to our video on how to turn off or turn on read receipts in WhatsApp.

HI! How can I turn invisible on iOS and not sending blue ticks to the sender?

How can I turn invisible on ios- iPhone 6 and not sending blue ticks to the sender

Under Settings>Accounts>Privacy there is an option to hide Read Receipts. Once you select that then the sender will not know that you viewed their message. The only issue with this option is that you also will not be able to see if someone read your message that you sent. It widely blocks to the server all receipts.

I have gone all steps as advised and I have turned everything to "nobody" however some people are able to see me online. What should be the problem?

I want to invisible and I have gone through the steps you have mentioned and I have ticked "nobody" for everything but it would appear that I am still online. Why is this so and how can I eliminate this online status. The situation is that my iPhone is still visible despite taking all the steps to invisible

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Hi Kara, I still can't make it to where no one sees me when I get online?

I've tried the steps. I don't have a No one option on the status part.

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