How To Manage Seen & Last Seen Status - Facebook & WhatsApp
How To Manage Seen & Last Seen Status - Facebook & WhatsApp

How To Manage Seen & Last Seen Status – Facebook & WhatsApp

Enable/disable “Last Seen” Timestamp In WhatsApp

Note: In WhatsApp, the double­ checkmark doesn’t mean that your message has been read. In fact, the second checkmark indicates that your message has been successfully delivered to the other person’s phone. For WhatsApp, we will be covering a method to enable or disable the Last Seen option that lets other users/stalkers know the last time you used the app.

Enable/disable “Last Seen” Timestamp In WhatsApp

Enable/disable “Last Seen” Timestamp In WhatsApp

For Android:

  1. Simply turn off your Wi-Fi and mobile data, and then open WhatsApp to read/send messages.
  2. After that, exit WhatsApp and reconnect to wireless data and your messages will be sent without any change in your “Last Seen” status.

There are other ways to accomplish this, such as using an app that disables wireless data each time you open WhatsApp. You can find numerous apps in Google Play that are capable of doing this.

 

For iPhone:

Thankfully, WhatsApp for iPhone has a built-in option for disabling the Last Seen Timestamp. Here’s how to access it,

  1. Open up WhatsApp Messenger.
  2. Go to “Settings”, tap on “Chat Settings” and finally “Advanced”.
  3. Switch the toggle to “OFF’ for “Last Seen Timestamp”.

 

Prevent Facebook from showing “Seen” status of messages

There are a number of ways to disable the “Seen” feature, but we will cover the easiest and most popular ones for each platform.

To disable this feature on your desktop browser, all you need to do is install a simple extension (browser add-on). However, there are some restrictions as for now, this extension only works for Firefox and Chrome.

Prevent Facebook from showing “Seen” status of messages

Prevent Facebook from showing “Seen” status of messages

For Chrome:

  1. Simply head over to the Chrome Web Store and install the “Facebook Unseen” extension. Chrome will automatically handle the rest for you.

Note: This only function with chat windows in Facebook and won’t work if you open the full conversation on Facebook.

 

For Firefox:

  1. Download and install the AdBlock Plus add-on on your browser.
  2. At the bottom of the browser, click the “ABP” logo.
  3. Select “Filter Preferences”.
  4. Now go to “Custom Filters” tab. Select “Add filter group” button and name it anything you want to.
  5. Click on the “Actions” button and select “Show/hide filters”.
  6. From the new pane that will open, click on “Add Filter”.
  7. Paste this code: /ajax/mercury/change_read_status.php$domain=
  8. Hit “Close”.

 

For Android:

  1. Simply head over to Play Store and download “Privy Chat”.
  2. You can now chat from within this app without sending read receipts.

 

Stop BBM from showing “R”(Read)

Stop BBM from showing “R”(Read)

Stop BBM from showing “R”(Read)

There is a pretty simple trick for preventing BBM from showing the “R” which stands for “Read”.

  1. Click BBM, and open the chat with an unread message.
  2. Make sure that you don’t click any buttons. Just read the message without touching any buttons.
  3. Leave BBM by clicking the “Red” End Call button, not the back button. If you follow this procedure, the message will remain unread.
Enable/disable “Last Seen” Timestamp In WhatsApp Note: In WhatsApp, the double­ checkmark doesn’t mean that your message has been read. In fact, the second checkmark indicates that your message has been successfully delivered to the other person’s phone. For WhatsApp, we will be covering a method to enable or disable the Last Seen option that lets other users/stalkers know the last time you used the app. For Android: Simply turn off your Wi-Fi and mobile data, and then open WhatsApp to read/send messages. After that, exit WhatsApp and reconnect to…

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