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Whatsapp Updated with Setting to Disable Read Receipt

Last Updated On: June 7, 2016

Want to disable or enable WhatsApp check marks ? It’s called Whatsapp read receipt. Whatsapp was updated with a read receipt for users recently, which feature lets you to find out whether your recipient has read your sent messages or not. Until today, there was no option to enable or disable it.

However, updated Whatsapp version allowing you to disable read receipt to your recipients. It would be best privacy setting, you can disable it to prevent someone tracking you that you are reading his or her messages. Here is the screenshot of photos, from where you can disable read receipt of your incoming messages from your friends.

How to Enable or Disable WhatsApp check marks

whatsapp check marks
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  • First, go to setting on your Whatsapp.
  • After that, you will find a profile, account, chat setting etc. Select Account Option from there.
  • Under account setting, you will see privacy setting.
  • From there you will see read receipt option.

If you uncheck the option of Whatsapp Read Notification receipt, you will not be able to see read receipt from other peoples. In a separate report via Android Police, WhatsApp’s latest app update also adds support for heads-up notifications on Android 5.0 Lollipop and introduces redesigned profiles.

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