How to turn off WhatsApp read receipts android device

Disable or turn off WhatsApp read receipts android phones or tablets. When you sent messages to other WhatsApp users, you can see the two green checkmarks that mean recipient not read your sent message. When seeing these two checkmarks blue, it means the sent message has read by that WhatsApp user. WhatsApp is one of the most use instant messaging apps to share unlimited videos, audio, photos and other data with your friends or family.

In WhatsApp group chat more than one user so when all group participants have read messages then checkmarks will blue. After removing WhatsApp blue ticks on the android device, you can also show the details of when message was delivered and read. Follow below-given steps to disable/turn off WhatsApp read receipts android phones or tablets.

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How to turn off WhatsApp read receipts Android phone or Tablet

Step 1: Open “WhatsApp” on your android device

Open WhatsApp and tap on three vertical dots

Step 2: Tap on “Three vertical dots” from the top of the right side corner

Select Settings option from list

Step 3: Click on “Settings”

Tap on account under settings of WhatsApp

Step 4: Tap on “Account”

Under account category tap on privacy

Step 5: Tap on “Privacy”

How to turn off WhatsApp read receipts android phone

Step 6: Under the messaging section, you can see the Read receipts option, by default it “checked” so you can see the blue check marks when WhatsApp user read you sent messages.

Step 7: Uncheck the box of “Read receipts” to disable or turn off WhatsApp read receipts android phone

When you disable or remove WhatsApp blue ticks on an android device, then you cannot see when the recipient reads your sent message. If you can see the details of sent messages then follow below given steps.

Step 1: Open “WhatsApp” on your smartphone

Step 2: Open any chat contact or Group

Step 3: Tap & hold your send message

Remove WhatsApp blue ticks on android device

You can see the above screen on your android lollipop (5.1.1) and other devices.

Step 4: Tap on the “i” circle icon

Details of WhatsApp send message when disable read receipts

You can see the details of when the message delivered and read. You cannot turn off or disable read receipts for WhatsApp group chats or voice messages.

Above you can see the tips to turn off WhatsApp read receipts android phone or tablet. Did you find the above process helpful? Don’t hesitate to let me know in below comment section and connect with us for daily latest updates!

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