How to Freeze “Last Seen” on WhatsApp

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How to Freeze “Last Seen” on WhatsApp

Did you know you can freeze your “Last Seen” status on WhatsApp?

This way, people won’t know when you were last online. The same status will appear even if you’re on WhatsApp when they send you a message.

This article will teach you how to freeze your “Last Seen” status on WhatsApp.

Follow these steps to freeze “Last Seen” on WhatsApp:

  1. Go to WhatsApp Settings
  2. Click on Settings
  3. Tap on Account
  4. Tap on Privacy
  5. Tap on “Last Seen” and select “Nobody.”

Read below to find out how!

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How to Freeze "Last Seen" on WhatsApp

How to Freeze The “Last Seen” Status on WhatsApp?

You need to do this from the Privacy Settings in your WhatsApp app.

Follow the steps below to change the “Last Seen” status to frozen:

  • Go to WhatsApp Settings
Go to WhatsApp Settings
Go to WhatsApp Settings

When you open WhatsApp, the Settings will be in the three-dot menu’s upper-right corner.

Tap on it to open the menu.

  • Click on Settings
Click on Settings
Click on Settings

When you open the WhatsApp menu, several options will be available.

Pick the last one – Settings.

  • Tap on Account
Tap on Account
Tap on Account

To freeze your “Last Seen” status, you must go to Privacy. This setting is in the Account menu.

Tap on it to go to it.

  • Tap on Privacy
Tap on Privacy
Tap on Privacy

Tap on Privacy.

  • Tap on “Last Seen” and select “Nobody”
Tap on “Last Seen” and select “Nobody”
Tap on “Last Seen” and select “Nobody”

By selecting “Nobody”, no one will see your last seen status. It’ll remain frozen without mentioning a time.

If you select “My Contacts”, only your contacts will see your last seen status.

Anyone else will see a “Last Seen” status on your profile.

WhatsApp - Last seen
WhatsApp – Last seen

This is where you can freeze your status on WhatsApp.

Conclusion

It’s easy to hide your “Last Seen” status on WhatsApp if you don’t want anyone to know about your activities.

If you’re busy and don’t want to receive messages from others, freezing your status is a great option.

Even if they send you a message, not replying won’t offend them. They’ll assume you’re not online.

To freeze your “Last Seen” status, go to Menu – Settings – Account – Privacy – Last Seen – Nobody.

That’s it!

FAQ

Can WhatsApp show the wrong timestamp on the “Last Seen” status?

Yes, it can.

If you let WhatsApp run in your background, the app will show an inaccurate “Last Seen” status.

To fix this, force-close WhatsApp when you don’t need it anymore.

If the app runs in the background, you’ll still appear online for other people.

They’ll assume you’ll reply immediately even if you’re busy at the moment.

If you force-close WhatsApp, it’ll show an accurate “Last Seen” status.

Can you turn off Last Seen on WhatsApp for one person?

Yes, though it’s not a direct method.

The “My contacts” option makes that only your contacts will see your last seen status.

If you delete that person from your contacts, they won’t be able to see your last seen status.

Problem solved.

Interestingly enough, you can appear offline to a person when you send them a message.

Before you send the message, switch Airplane Mode on. Send the message, and then switch off Airplane Mode.

It’ll appear as though you were offline when you sent the message, creating confusion with the other person.

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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