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What is Archived Chat in Whatsapp

Last Updated On: March 8, 2017

The archive chats feature on Whatsapp allows you to hide WhatsApp chat conversation from your WhatsApp account. So that your WhatsApp chats screen will not show that archived message. You can always access archived messages from WhatsApp using steps mentioned in this article.Here in this article, we will discuss how you can archive single/multiple WhatsApp chats. You can also learn more about how you can easily unarchive your WhatsApp conversation.

How to archive a single chat on WhatsApp

If you want to hide specific conversation from your WhatsApp, you can do that by following these process.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your Android Smartphone
Step 2: From the Chat screen, Long press on the chat you want to archive(hide) from Whatsapp chat screen
Step 3: Now tap on the Archive icon, on the top bar of application

After this, your chat is now archived. Your WhatsApp conversation will be hidden from your chat screen, and you will not see until you unarchive that conversation or receive a message from that person.

How to archive all chats on WhatsApp

By archiving all chat from your WhatsApp, your all Whatsapp conversation will be hidden from your chat screen. But don’t worry, you can always unarchive chat from your WhatsApp account whichever important using some steps you will find further.

To archive all Whatsapp conversation, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your Android Smartphone
Step 2: Now tap on menu button from the WhatsApp Chat Screen
Step 3: Here, you have to select the “Settings” option
Step 4: In the Settings section, tap on “Chats” option the choose “Chat History” option
Step 5: Tap on “Archive All Chats” to archive all chats on WhatsApp at the same time.

How to unarchive a chat on WhatsApp

By unarchiving chat, you will be able to see archived chat in WhatsApp. To unarchive WhatsApp conversation, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your Android Smartphone
Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of the WhatsApp Chat screen.
Step 3: Now tap on “Archived chats” option
Step 4: Long press on the conversation, you want to unarchive(unhide) on WhatsApp
Step 5: Tap on “Unarchive icon” on the top bar of the application

You can also use some App lock apps that lets you add password to your WhatsApp account. If you need any guidence in archiving or unarchiving your WhatsApp conversation, check out the video below.

Do let us know, if you need any troubleshooting in following those steps in the comments. Please share this article, if you think it has really helped you.

 

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