WhatsApp : how to disable the read receipt ?.

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WhatsApp indicates automatically each participant in the conversation that their message has been sent, received and read.

And this, thanks to a system of checkmarks appearing next to your message.

The check mark gray confirmed the sending of a message.
When a second check mark gray appears, it indicates its good reception.
Finally, when both of these check marks turn blue, it means that your correspondent has read your message.

If you want to read the back of your WhatsApp messages, for any reason whatsoever, then follow these four techniques.

Download WhatsApp on your Android or iOS.

Disable read Receipts.

If you do not want to notify your correspondent that you’ve read his message, you can disable the option for read receipt.

Open WhatsApp, press on the three dots in the top left.

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Follow the path : Settings → Account → Privacy.

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At the bottom, uncheck the box for read Receipts..

Note that if you disable this option, you will not be notified if your message was read.

Also, disabling read receipts only applies to discussions between two individuals, and not group conversations.

Turn on airplane mode.

You want to read your messages without the sender knowing and without having to disable read receipts ? The airplane mode is one of the alternatives.

As soon as you receive a message on WhatsApp, a notification appears on your screen.
Before you open your message, enable the airplane mode on your smartphone.

On your Android :

Since then, the home screen, slide your finger from the top to the bottom.
Then, press the icon in the shape of a plane.

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Or, go to Settings More → select the mode plane.

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On your iPhone :

From the home screen, slide your finger from the bottom to the top.
Then, press the icon in the shape of a plane.

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The suspension of the internet connection allows it to block the servers of WhatsApp, who will not be able to detect the opening and reading the message.

Just enable airplane mode.

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Read your message, and then exit the conversation.

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Since the tab DISC.[ussions], press and hold your finger on the conversation you just left.

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Press on the three dots in the top right.

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Select the option to Mark as unread.

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Finally, turn off the Airplane mode.

That is, neither seen nor known, you have read your message in WhatsApp.

Note that this method, however, has not been conclusive on all devices.

Then for a result that is infallible, it is best to disable the option for read Receipts, as explained previously, or try the following technique (dedicated to Android).

The Widget WhatsApp.

This technique is only available for Android users. With it, you will have no need to turn off read receipts or use the airplane mode.

You can add to your home screen the widget (mini-application) of WhatsApp.

Go to your home screen.

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Select a blank area of your screen, where there is no application or other element, and keep your finger down on it.

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At the bottom of your screen, will display the various Android widgets.

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Scroll to the right until you find the widget WhatsApp.

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Select the mini-app and drag it on your home screen.

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Finally, release.

It is a simple and effective way to read quietly, from your home screen, a message without the sender being notified.

On the other hand, it will not be possible to see the gifs, photos or videos shared. For this, you need to open the message.

The notifications bar.

The last alternative would be to read your WhatsApp messages from the notifications bar, that is to say, as soon as you are notified of the receipt of a message.

However, you need to be nimble with your fingers. In fact, trying to expand the notification bar to read a long message for example, you might open this message and confirm its reading..

As soon as you are able to read, without opening it, it does not remain you more than to sweep her notification.

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You chat with Facebook Messenger ? Be aware that it is also possible to disable the read receipt.