WhatsApp adds a new HIDDEN mode perfect for keeping secrets

WHATSAPP added a special “Hidden Mode” that allows you to hide things from contacts.

It’s a great way to keep some of your information private from very specific people.

WhatsApp revealed the new feature in a tweet


WhatsApp revealed the new feature in a tweetSource: WhatsApp / Twitter

Miscellaneous app – including companions Meta-own favorite Instagram – offer similar functions.

With the new update, you can hide your profile picture, last seen status and about page.

And you can choose those settings for Everyone, My Contacts, My Contacts Except, and Nobody.

So maybe you want to keep Last Seen on for your significant other or family—but off for nagging friends or co-workers.

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It’s a great way to take control of yours Whatsapp Privacy in a more finely tuned way.

“To further protect your privacy online, we are introducing new options for your privacy settings,” WhatsApp said.

“Now you can choose who from your contact list can see your profile photo, status and last seen status.”

Unfortunately there is a catch.

Blocking someone from seeing your personal information also blocks you from seeing theirs.

The new feature is rolling out in the general release of the app.

check your Apple App Store or Google Play Store for the latest updates.

If you want to try the latest WhatsApp features before everyone else, consider joining the beta using our guide below.

How to join WhatsApp Beta

To download WhatsApp Beta for your smartphone, you need to go to Google Play on your smartphone Android and search for whatsapp.

Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.

Tap the “I’m in” button, then tap “Join” to confirm.

Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.

Participating in the WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult and has a limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s instructions here.

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