How To Make Whatsapp Messages Unread

WhatsApp is a popular messaging app that allows individuals to send messages, voice notes, and videos to contacts all around the world. Sometimes, in the middle of the rush, we open messages without having time to respond or even to thoroughly read them. Wouldn’t it be excellent if we could mark those messages as unread to remind us to respond later? Well, good news! You can do this on WhatsApp. In this post, we will guide you step by step on how to make WhatsApp messages unread.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp

Firstly, you need to open the WhatsApp application on your device. This can be done by tapping on the WhatsApp icon on your home screen or app drawer.

Step 2: Navigate to the chat

Once the app is open, navigate to the chat containing the message you want to mark as unread. This can be a group chat or an individual conversation. Scroll through the chats on the main screen until you find the one you are looking for.

Step 3: Mark as Unread

Once you have found the chat you want to mark as unread, long press on it to select the chat. Once selected, you will see a series of options at the top of your screen. Tap the three dots in the top right corner of the screen and then tap the “Mark as unread” option.


There you go! The chat will now appear as unread in your chat list, reminding you to respond when you have the time. It is important to note that marking a chat as unread does not affect the delivery or read status of the messages inside the chat for the other participant(s). This feature is for your personal organization and does not signal anything to the other party.


This feature is very useful for keeping your chats organized and ensuring you don’t forget to respond to important messages. If you were not already aware of this feature, it could be a game-changer for your WhatsApp experience. Happy messaging!