The feature is finally coming to WhatsApp which all Android users have been waiting for a long time. According to a new report, Android users may soon get an option to hide their online status on WhatsApp. This feature will prove to be very useful for those people, who do not want to tell anyone about their presence on WhatsApp. The company is currently working on this feature and it is not yet available for beta testers. According to the report, the option to hide online status was in the testing phase for iOS users about a month ago. Earlier this week, WhatsApp announced that it will officially launch a new feature that allows all users to transfer their entire chat history from Android to iOS or from iOS to Android.
This is how the Hide Online Status feature will work
According to a report from the WABetaInfo site that tracks WhatsApp features, a new privacy setting has been shown in WhatsApp for Android beta version 18.104.22.168. According to the report, Settings-> Account-> Privacy-> Last Seen The option to hide your online status can be accessed by going to This feature will be below the last seen option because to hide the online status, all users or selected users will be able to choose between.
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When will this feature be implemented?
As mentioned above, this feature is still in the development phase and has not yet been released to beta testers. It’s unclear when the feature will roll out to WhatsApp users on Android. Earlier this month, the same feature was tested for WhatsApp users on iOS.
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