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WhatsApp always ensures the privacy and security of its users. It is a popular social media platform having billions of users across the globe. At times there might be some contacts you don’t want to share your personal details with. In this post, you will know about a newly added option by Meta-owned WhatsApp which is reported to improve your privacy and security.

The Popular Instant Messaging platform is reportedly adding an option that would let you hide your WhatsApp Last Seen status from specific contacts. Now people whom you don’t know and haven’t chatted with will not be able to see your last seen and online presence on WhatsApp. Know how you can hide your WhatsApp Last Seen Status for specific people in this article.

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Hide your ‘Last Seen’ status from Specific Contacts

According to the report of WABetaInfo, in the latest release of WhatsApp beta for iOS the popular Instant Messaging platform has added an option that enables you to restrict specific individuals from viewing your Last seen Status. For those who don’t know, the Last seen feature of WhatsApp indicates when was someone Last online.

This is also a way to find out if a contact had possibly checked your message even if they had turned off read receipts. It has not been long since WhatsApp allowed you to Limit who can see your status through the ‘My contacts’ section. Although you can disable the feature previously you had no option to prevent particular people from viewing the information.

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Hide Last Seen Status form Contacts

To do so WhatsApp has recently introduced the ‘My contacts except’ option in the WhatsApp for iOS beta version. This option is available in the WhatsApp privacy setting under the last seen section. But you must know that when you add any contact to this list even you won’t be able to see their last seen status.

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The report further mentions that the Meta-owned platform is also introducing more detailed privacy controls to profile photos and about sections. The feature is already available to Android and IOS beta testers. This feature that would enable you to hide your WhatsApp last seen status from specific contacts will likely soon be officially released to standard WhatsApp users.

Hope you find this article helpful to know how to hide your ‘Last Seen’ status from specific contacts on WhatsApp. For more news on all the latest WhatsApp upcoming features stays connected to us.

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