How to Disable Blue Ticks on WhatsApp


WhatsApp brought a reason for us to communicate with each other easily, no matter how much far away you are. However, with this blessing, it also brought WhatsApp Feature, which takes away your privacy from you in one way or another. Blue Ticks on WhatsApp is an unwanted feature, that lets other knows that you have read the message even when you don’t want them to know. Here’s how to Disable Blue Ticks on WhatsApp.

Now Disable Blue Ticks on WhatsApp to maintain Privacy

Blue Ticks is one of the most controversial features present on WhatsApp as many might think that they threaten their privacy on the platform. Even on Several occasions, I wanted to hide that I have read the message, be it from by Boss or any other family member. Due to this feature, I had to reply to them in any case.

After a long time, I realized that I can turn off these blue ticks feature. Many would still be wondering how. Here are few steps to Disable Blue Tick on WhatsApp.

  • Go to your WhatsApp Account Settings
  • Click on the account options
  • Tap Privacy settings
  • Disable Read Receipts

When you will Disable Blue Ticks on WhatsApp, you will not be able to see the blue ticks of others as well, even if they have not turned this feature off. This is the worst disadvantage of this feature.

It should also be kept in mind that a user cannot disable read receipt option for group chats and play receipts for voice chats as there is no option to turn these off.

So now when I don’t want to reply to anyone, I simply Disable Blue Tick on WhatsApp.

Also Read: WhatsApp allows Android users to hide ‘Last seen’ timestamp

Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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