How to Remove “Online” and “Last Time” Time So No One Can See You Online – Teach Me About Science

Disable “online” and “last seen” time.

People have been asking for more privacy and WhatsApp has granted it. Many recent features have arrived in the world’s most popular messaging app, including turning off “online” time and “last seen” so no one can see if you’re online. Read on to find out how to activate this feature!

We talked about this new privacy feature in the last article, although at the time it was in beta and could only be used by the lucky few who are part of the beta program. It is now available to everyone! Let’s explain without further ado step by step how to disable “online” and “last seen” time.

  • in the card CHATStap the 3 dots in the upper right corner More possibilities > settings
  • Open the settings by pressing > «Settings”.
  • talk to you privacy (block contacts, temporary messages).
  • When you enter go to > «Privacy”.
  • Find and enter where it says > «last hour once and online.
  • Finally, in part “Who can see my last. time” select in «Nobody” and in “Who can see when I’m online? brand”same as last hour”.
  • If you haven’t been able to activate the function yet, take a look images below to guide you.
(Image: Teach Me About Science).
(Image: Teach Me About Science).

As we mentioned at the beginning, this is just one of the many privacy features that have arrived in WhatsApp, the other preferred and expected by users is the “screenshot lock”. WhatsApp is rolling out screenshot blocking for viewing images and videos available to some beta testers. We clarify that the new version is in test mode and only applies to images and videos that can be viewed once, but will soon be implemented for the general public. WhatsApp contributors explain that they are still working on improving the detection of silent screenshot attempts, and there could be more improvements in the future. Read the full article by giving click here.

Want to know how to be a beta user and test features early? To do this, visit our previous article: where we explain step by step: How to download WhatsApp beta to receive new features before everyone else

Although WhatsApp offers a lot of security and privacy features, the bad guys are still looking for loopholes so it is also important to protect our WhatsApp account. We recommend that you activate two-step verification, which will allow you to protect your account. As long as two-step verification is active, even if someone manages to steal the 6-digit PIN, they won’t be able to access your account because they’ll be missing the other PIN you’ve configured in two-step verification. To activate it, follow these steps:

  1. in the card CHATStap the 3 dots in the upper right corner More possibilities > settings
  2. press Account > Two-step verification
  3. Activate and set the code and email of your choice.

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