WhatsApp introduce a new feature to share your WhatsApp status update with your contacts list or only share with specific contacts from your phone address book. This change WhatsApp status privacy settings android phone or tablet won’t affect status updates that already sent to contacts. Using WhatsApp privacy settings, you can share or hide WhatsApp status to some particular contacts from your list.
This new feature of WhatsApp status update, you can share videos, live photos and live animated GIFs photos with your contacts that disappear after 24 hours. Follow below given steps to change WhatsApp status privacy settings android phone or tablet devices.
2 different ways to change WhatsApp status privacy settings android phone or tablet
Step 1: Open “WhatsApp” app on your android phone or tablet
Step 2: Tap on “Three vertical dots / Menu” icon from top of the right side corner
Step 3: Tap on “Settings”
Step 4: Touch “Account”
Step 5: Tap on “Privacy” under account section
Step 6: Tap on “Status”
You can show below three options.
My contacts: All your WhatsApp contacts see you status update
My contacts exceptions: It will hide WhatsApp status update from selected contacts
Only Share with: Share WhatsApp status update with specific contact
Step 7: Choose from above given options to set WhatsApp status privacy settings on your device.
2nd Way: Short tick to change whatsapp status privacy settings android device
Step 1: Open “WhatsApp” app on your device
Step 2: Tap on “Status screen”
Step 3: Touch “three vertical dots” from top of the right side screen
Step 4: Tap on “Status privacy”
You can view below screen on your device.
Step 5: Choose from above given options
Now using this feature, you can control who can see your WhatsApp status updates in privacy settings. Share all off your day activity with your contacts.
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