Want to turn off WhatsApp read receipts but notice how? Here’s the easiest way to turn off your read receipts in WhatsApp.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging sites, with over two billion registered users in 2021.
However, with so many people on the platform, keeping track of all your messages and notifications can feel overwhelming and it can feel awkward if your friends know that you are reading and not replying to their messages.
Thankfully, to ease any worry of your friends taking some time to reply, WhatsApp has introduced a way to read people’s messages without them knowing.
Keep reading to find out the easiest way to turn off your read receipts on WhatsApp.
what we used
- Click on Settings
- tap account
- Click on Privacy
- close read receipt
Click on Settings
From the navigation menu at the bottom of the screen, click the Settings button. It’s on the far right side of the menu.
Once in your settings click on the Account button. It has a blue and white logo that looks like a key.
Click on Privacy
Once you are in your account, click on the Privacy button, this is the first button presented.
close read receipt
Once you’re in the privacy area, you can find the Read Receipts button near the bottom of the screen. Click the Read Receipts button to turn it off, and you can turn it back on at any time.
questions to ask
Do my friends know when I’ve turned off read receipts?
Your friends will know that their message has been sent but will not show that your message has been read. When you reply to a message that WhatsApp claims you haven’t read it, they may know that you have turned it off.