WhatsApp is taking one other step in the direction of consumer privateness with a brand new function that lets customers conceal their on-line standing from nosy contacts. The brand new function will lastly allow you to flick thru WhatsApp in full stealth mode.
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A latest discovery from WABetaInfo reveals the brand new privateness function. The flexibility to cover your on-line standing shall be added to the ‘final seen’ safety controls that had been simply up to date a few weeks in the past. The final seen function permits you to select who can see while you had been final lively on WhatsApp.
However the upcoming addition will will let you conceal your on-line standing utterly, even while you’re actively utilizing the app.
The brand new on-line standing function shall be present in the identical window because the final seen possibility within the Privateness settings.
As of now, it doesn’t appear like you may change your WhatsApp on-line standing independently. As a substitute, it must mirror the final seen choices that you’ve got established. It is possible for you to to decide on both Everybody or Similar as Final Seen for who can see your on-line standing.
For instance, for those who select My Contacts for who can see your final seen info, those self same individuals will see your on-line standing (so long as you select the Similar as Final Seen possibility). And for those who select No person within the final seen part, you may mirror that possibility in your on-line standing.
Proper now, the function remains to be within the growth levels on iOS. However WABetaInfo says WhatsApp shall be including the function to Android and desktop as nicely.
It’s unclear precisely when the function will make its option to the general public. Nonetheless, it’s good to see that WhatsApp has been listening to its customers.