How to hide your status from someone on WhatsApp on Android
This tutorial will show you step by step how to hide your status updates from someone on WhatsApp on an Android phone.
This tutorial works for all Android phones, such as Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Google Pixel, Lenovo, Motorola, Huawei, OnePlus, Nokia, HTC, LG, and all other Android phones.
WhatsApp Status allows you to share text, photos, videos and animated GIFs that disappear after 24 hours. It's the same as Facebook and Instagram stories.
Hide your status updates from someone on WhatsApp on Android
1. Open the WhatsApp app.
2. Tap on Status.
3. Tap on the menu button.
How the menu button looks like, differs per smartphone. The image below shows a few examples of menu buttons.
4. Tap on Status privacy.
5. Tap on My contacts except....
A list with all your contacts will appear.
6. Tap on the contact you want to hide your status updates for.
Note: You can also select multiple contacts.
7. Tap on the save (check mark) button at the bottom of the screen.
Your WhatsApp status updates will now be hidden for the selected contact(s).
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