freeze WhatsApp timestamp: How to

A trick can the freeze WhatsApp timestamp and thus bypass the update of the recently-online-timing. here's how you can read their messages anyway!

With the download of WhatsApp for Android or iOS can not only write messages, send photos or make VoIP calls, but also excellent studying the social behavior of his contacts. but who has no desire to justify himself because he was at night at 3:07 PM online yet, either completely disable the time stamp (under this path: Settings, Account, Privacy, Recently online and Nobody option) or to one of these two tricks grab.

freeze WhatsApp timestampThose who wish can freeze with two tricks to WhatsApp timestamp. (Picture: WhatsApp / Editorial)

WhatsApp freeze time stamp and still read news

The app provides in principle no preference option to freeze the online status. There are still two ways to get vorbeizumogeln the time stamp of the Messengers, flight mode (only for reading messages) and pop-up notifications (to read and reply to messages, is not supported by all devices). And so it goes for both variants:

1. Activate flight mode and secretly check messages

Who wants to freeze the WhatsApp timestamp must first of all the app is not open as long as any connection to the Internet. The offline mode can be implemented in flight mode easiest. For this, the selected in the settings, the corresponding aircraft icon and enabled. Now only WhatsApp open and read the news. Following close the Messenger and complete the flight mode. The time stamp is not updated in this procedure on both an android and on the iPhone.

2. Enable pop-up notification and timestamp bypass Android

The second variant is even more comfortable. Here, too, it applies must not open the app when you're connected to the Internet. The solution: It just does not open the app, but can display incoming messages in a pop-up window. And this setting can even choose individually for each contact on or off. You can find these notifications under the menu settings and notifications. Here can be selected for both groups and individual contacts from the following pop-up notification settings:

  • No pop-up
  • Only when Screen "on"
  • Only when "from" Screen
  • Show Pop-up ever

WhatsApp timestamp freeze AndroidOn WhatsApp discretely be online thanks to push up. (Picture: WhatsApp / Editorial)

you want to enable notifications for selected contacts pop up, call the appropriate chat and selects the menu Show contact option. If you activate the item own notification, you can also specify whether getting a pop-up appears, or only with activated / deactivated display for this one contact. The nice thing about this version is that you can reply to messages even without opening the application itself. Thus, the WhatsApp time stamp can be frozen without the contact breaks off with the favorites!

On the iPhone, you go for the same function as follows:

select the communications option and select the Display alerts the point. Under in-app messages if a banner or a sign is shown at an incoming message can be set. Does that also work on the home screen, this feature must be activated in message center.

WhatsApp timestamp freeze iPhonefreeze the WhatsApp timestamp on the iPhone. (Picture: WhatsApp / Editorial)

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