Secretly and Anonymously View Anyone’s WhatsApp Status Update

This guide will help you to secretly and anonymously view anyone’s WhatsApp status update. WhatsApp status is a piece of video or a image which is visible for 24 hours to the people in your WhatApp contact unless you have a custom privacy filter.

WhatsApp’s new feature let you check the status anonymously without letting him or her know about it.

secretly and anonymously view anyone's WhatsApp status update
secretly and anonymously view anyone’s WhatsApp status update


  • WhatsApp status stays there for 24 hours.
  • If you view someone’s status, You can find out easily by going to status, if some has checked your status.
  • WhatsApp has made a major change in status privacy to let you check other’s status secretly and anonymously.

There is a new privacy update in WhatApp status which let you secretly and anonymously view anyone’s WhatsApp status update. WhatsApp has lots of feature and secret trick hidden under the hood. Since the launch of WhatsApp and acquisition by Facebook. WhatsApp is way more different than it used to be in it’s earlier stage. The most installed and used chat platform has lots of privacy and security tricks.

You are going to know one of the most awaited and must have feature of chat giant. But before we begin I must tell you this is concern to read recipient and status. So, you must know these terms before we begin. Meanwhile you can open this page here to know 10 Whatsapp tips to make you chat expert.

For now let get straight to the topic and know how to secretly and anonymously view anyone’s WhatsApp status update without letting her or him know if you have check the status or not.

First of all you must know these two little things:

  • what is read recipient ?

Read receipts are for those blue ticks that you see when your message has been read by the recipient on WhatsApp. Enabling the Read receipts will let you know whether your message has been read or not. If you disable the feature, you will only be able to see double tick which could mean the message has been delivered but may not be read the recipient.

  • what is read Whatsapp status?

WhatsApp Status allows you to share text, photos, videos and animated GIFs that disappear after 24 hours. Your Status will be seen by your saved contacts only. WhatsApp Status also allows you to hide your posts from specific people if you want.

Now it’s time to reveal the secret of Whatsapp prvacy that allows you to secretly and anonymously view anyone’s WhatsApp status update. So, the person never know if you have checked his/her status.

secretly and anonymously view anyone’s WhatsApp status update

In order to see someone’s status without leting the person know that you have seen the status you need to turn off your read receipent. Once you have disabled the read receipnet in your WhatsApp, you are free to check anyones status without letting know.

The sad part of turning read receipent off is even you won’t be able to see that who have seen your status. Neither you will get a double blue tick even the receipent have seen your chat message.
I know you must be thinking, it’s not a big deal. I will disable the read recipient, check the status and enable the read receipt back.

No, my friend, in order to stay anonymous you need to keep your read recipient disabled unless the status of the other person get expired which is 24 hours from the time of status update. So, be careful.

To disable your read recipient


To disable your read recipient

  • Open Your WhatsApp and go to setting.

disable your read recipient

  • Tap on Account and open privacy.

To disable your read recipient

  • Scroll down and turn read recipient off

Bingo!! now you are ready to check his/ her status without getting caught.

I hope you liked this trick about how to secretly and anonymously view anyone’s WhatsApp status update. One more thing, do you know you can actually save anyone’s status without any third party app. If you are curious to know, Head to this article How to Download WhatsApp Status Without any 3rd Party App.


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