How To Hide Blue Tick In Whatsapp

WhatsApp has become an integral part of our lives, making communication easier and faster. One of the features that WhatsApp offers to its users is the blue tick feature, which signifies that your message has been read by the recipient. While this is a handy tool for some, others might find it invasive of their privacy. Thankfully, WhatsApp provides an option to disable this feature. This blog post will guide you on how to hide the blue tick in WhatsApp.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp

The first step is quite straightforward: open your WhatsApp application. You can do this by simply clicking on the WhatsApp icon on your phone.

Step 2: Click on the Three-Dot Menu

In the upper right corner of your screen, you will find a three-dot menu. Click on this to reveal more options.

Step 3: Go to ‘Settings’

In the options that appear after clicking on the three-dot menu, select the ‘Settings’ option. This will lead you to the settings page of your WhatsApp application.

Step 4: Select ‘Account’

Upon reaching the Settings page, find and click on the ‘Account’ option. This will open a new page with more choices related to your account settings.

Step 5: Select ‘Privacy’

Once you’re in the ‘Account’ settings, find and click on the ‘Privacy’ option. Here, you will find various privacy settings that you can change according to your preference.

Step 6: Disable ‘Read Receipts’

In the ‘Privacy’ settings, scroll down until you find an option called ‘Read Receipts’. This is the feature that enables the blue ticks in your chats. By default, it will be enabled. You can disable it by unchecking the box next to it.

Here’s the code that you can use to disable the ‘Read Receipts’ feature:


Please note that when you disable the ‘Read Receipts’ feature, you will not be able to see the blue ticks in other people’s chats as well.


Disabling the blue tick feature in WhatsApp can help maintain your privacy and avoid unnecessary pressure to immediately reply to messages. With the steps outlined in this blog post, you can easily hide the blue tick in WhatsApp.