How to Use WhatsApp Status on Android

Last Updated on June 10, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to use WhatsApp status on Android phones or tablets. These new WhatsApp status updates are the major updates for Android, Windows, or iPhone users. You can create, edit or add your update WhatsApp status, remove the status update, and mute or unmute WhatsApp status updates on your Android or iPhone devices. Your updated WhatsApp status is only shown on the phone’s contacts list. Using WhatsApp status privacy settings, you can hide or share WhatsApp status updates to individual contacts or friends lists. In the latest WhatsApp update, you can make group video calls up to 8 people simultaneously. Before this WhatsApp status update feature, we can set only text status in WhatsApp status on Android or iPhone devices.

What is WhatsApp Status?

WhatsApp status helps share your photos, text, and videos (GIFs) with your contacts must have each other’s numbers on your phone. You can send and receive status updates WhatsApp on Android (Samsung Galaxy, Pixels, OnePlus, etc.) and iPhone. These WhatsApp status updates disappear after 24 hours.

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How to Update WhatsApp Status on Android Phone or Tablet

Let’s see one by one WhatsApp status tricks.

How to Update Status on WhatsApp Android

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your device.

Touch WhatsApp Status screen

Step 2: Tap on the Status tab.

Tap on My status on WhatsApp android

Step 3: Tap on the My status icon.

Select photo, video, animated GIFs for WhatsApp status update

Step 4: Select photos from the gallery or hold for video.

You can add text to the photo, add emoji icons, and set the picture’s color on your phone.

use whatsapp status update android

 

Step 5: After editing the photo, tap on the Send button.

Now your WhatsApp status is created.

Step 6: Tap Open my status at the top of the screen to show a WhatsApp status update on your Android phone.

Where is WhatsApp Status on Android?

Where is WhatsApp Status on Android

Open the WhatsApp app > Tap on the Status tab

How do I Know if Someone is Checking me on WhatsApp Status Page? – Check WhatsApp Status Online

You can see the contact’s name who views your WhatsApp status here.

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp App on your Android phone and tap the Status tab.

Step 2: Tap on My Status.

viewed update status contact list

Step 3: Tap on the Eye icon from the bottom of the picture.

Viewed WhatsApp status update

You can see which friends viewed your WhatsApp status update. Also, directly forward and share WhatsApp status updates with friends.

Alternative Way (Latest WhatsApp version):

Open WhatsApp app > Status tab > Tap My status > Eye icon

Open WhatsApp app > Status tab > Three horizontal dots

How to Write Text Status in WhatsApp Android 12/Android 11

Step 1: Open WhatsApp and tap on the Status tab.

Write Text Status in WhatsApp

Step 2: Tap on the Pencil icon at the bottom right corner.

How to Write Text Status in WhatsApp Android

Step 3: Here, you can write text, change font style, screen color, and add Emoji to your WhatsApp status.

How to Write Text Status in WhatsApp

Step 4: Tap on the Send button.

How to Delete WhatsApp Status Update on Android Phone or Tablet

Step 1: Open WhatsApp.

Step 2: Tap on the Status screen.

Step 3: Tap on Three horizontal dots in my status.

Step 4: Tap & hold your Status icon.

deleted update WhatsApp status android phone

Step 5: Tap on the Trash icon.

You can see this message: Delete this status update? It will also be deleted for everyone who received it.

Step 6: Tap on Delete.

This deleted WhatsApp status will delete from every contact who received it.

Alternative Way: Open WhatsApp > Status tab > Three horizontal lines in front of My status > Three vertical lines > Delete > Delete

How to Change WhatsApp Status Privacy Settings on Android 12/Android 11

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Step 4: Tap on Account.

WhatsApp Privacy Settings Android phone

Step 5: Tap on Privacy.

Change WhatsApp Status Privacy Settings on Android devices

Step 6: Tap on Status.

Below given three options are available here.

My contacts: All your phone contacts can see your WhatsApp status update.

My contacts except: Select the contacts from the list you want to hide your WhatsApp status updates.

Only share with: Select the contacts you want to share your WhatsApp status.

WhatsApp Status Privacy Settings

Step 7: Choose from the above-given option and tap on Done.

How to Mute WhatsApp Status Updates on Android

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app and tap on the Status tab.

You can see the recent status updates list.

Step 2: Touch & hold the status update from the list.

How to mute WhatsApp status update android

Step 3: Tap on Mute.

How to Unmute Status on WhatsApp Android

Step 1: Go to the Status screen.

Step 2: Scroll down at the end and tap on Muted updates.

Step 3: Touch & hold the contact you want to unmute.

Unmute WhatsApp status update

Step 4: Tap on Unmute.

Did you find helpful tips for using Whatsapp status updates on Android phones? Share this new update WhatsApp status feature with your friends on social networks. If you have any trouble, let us know in the comment box.

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