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How to turn off WhatsApp read receipts android device

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

In WhatsApp group chat more than one user so when all group participants has read messages then check marks will blue. After remove WhatsApp blue ticks on 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 phone or tablet.


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Simple steps of “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 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 android device, then you cannot see when the recipient read 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 device.

Step 4: Tap on “i” icon

Details of WhatsApp send message when disable read receipts

You can see the details of when 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 on below comment section and connect with us for daily latest updates!

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