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How to hide private chats on WhatsApp | GUIDE

Use Whatsapp also for confidential communications and do you want to make sure that the latter remain visible only to you? Fortunately, the app has options for this, which come to your aid. that's how hide private chats!

WhatsApp: how to hide private chats

For some time, WhatsApp has given the opportunity to start and manage private conversations with our contacts. However, these remain visible to anyone with access to the smartphone, if they don't come promptly hidden.

Through these simple steps, we will show you how not to make them more visible, thus better protecting sensitive conversations.

Hide private chats on WhatsApp by storing them

One of the basic and most versatile ways to hide private chats on WhatsApp is to simply archive them. This is a convenient native function of the app, introduced some time ago.

Using archiving, you can comfortably group your secret conversations in a place not visible in the foreground to other people. To do this you need to:

  • To open Whatsapp;
  • Select and long touch the chat you want to archive. You can also select multiple conversations concurrently;

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To view the archived chats, simply scroll down and tap the item "Store".

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In addition, also possible hide previews private WhatsApp conversations, from the lock screen of the smartphone. To do this you need to:

  • Open the settings of the device;
  • Navigate until you find the section Privacy;
  • Then tap Lock screen notifications and select the itemHide sensitive content.

On Huawei devices, you will have to manage the preview of the notifications, in the homonymous section in the system settings.

In this way, the content of the conversation in the notification preview, will not be shown in the device lock screen.

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