How to hide the time of connection in WhatsApp for Android
Are you tired of people controlling what you are up to through your last connection time on Whatsapp? After reading this article, that won't be a problem anymore, because it is possible to hide that information in Android terminals, as was already possible on iPhone. You just have to adjust your privacy settings in your messaging application, but you should know that you will also be unable to see last connection time of your contacts. If you want to know what steps you need to take, do not miss this OneHowTo article on how to hide the connection time in WhatsApp for Android.
- Android smartphone operating system
The first thing you must do to hide the connection time WhatsApp on Android is enter the messaging application and click on the three dots on the upper right corner to access the Settings menu.
Once you have accessed the Settings menu you must go to the option called 'Account Info' through which you can change various parameters relating to your personal WhatsApp account.
The option to hide the time of your last WhatsApp connection you can find in the menu Privacy, select this to move on to the next step.
Once there, the first thing you will find is: 'Who can see my personal information' which will indicate the configuration of what users an see the last time you were connected to WhatsApp. Here is where you can restrict it should you not want this information to appear in the chat, as by default this is set to 'all'.
Thus, by clicking on it you can select who sees your last connection time, the options are:
- All users WhatsApp
- My contacts, that is, those that you have added
- Nobody, to keep your last connection time hidden from everyone.
The latter is the option you should choose should you do not want it appearing in any conversation.
Thus, when you chat with someone they will there will no longer appear under your name the last hour of connection, although you will not be able to see that of the other person either. Also, when connected the people will see that you are 'online', and you will also see when your contacts are connected.
For more, find out how to create a group on WhatsApp, and how to mute those annoying group notifications on WhatsApp.
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