A new privacy update has arrived and now, luckily for many people, it is now possible to hide last connection, profile picture and status from some people on WhatsApp.
Previously, this data only had two options: to be visible to everyone or to no one. But the people behind the app finally decided to give us a little more control, and with the latest update you can have more control of your activity.
How to hide last connection, profile picture and statuses in WhatsApp.
First of all, make sure you have the latest update for your app, you can check this by going directly to the app store. iOS or Android on your device.
Now yes, what you need to do to customize who can see your data on WhatsApp is to open the main menu of the app. Remember that for this you must click on the three points that appear in the upper right corner of the main screen of the app.
Then you have to go to “Settings”hit on “Bill” and lastly in “Privacy”. There you will see the available options to hide last connection, Profile picture, Information and Status.
You have to go one by one to customize who each data is visible to. The same options will appear in all of them: Everyone, My Contacts, My Contacts Except and Nobody.
when you bite into “My Contacts, except…” It will open your entire list of WhatsApp contacts so that you can select those people that we DO NOT want to see the information in question (last connection, photo, status).
It is the same process to hide last connection, profile picture information and status. The good thing is that everyone can have their own selection; For example, you might not mind anyone seeing your profile picture, but you only want your closest friends to see your status.
You can access the official blog of the app if you have more questions.