4 Ways to Secretly Read WhatsApp Messages {100% Working}

If you don't want your friends on Whatsapp to know when you've read their messages due to any reason at all then here's a quick guide on how to secretly read a WhatsApp message without the sender knowing.

 If you're observant of how WhatsApp works then you'd have noticed a double blue tick appears whenever your chat has been seen or read by the recipient.

However, Most persons for some personal reason wouldn't want the other person to know that you've read their message, viewed their status and most importantly, stay hidden, while at the same time being aware of your WhatsApp activities.

Luckily, there are many ways to read a WhatsApp message secretly without the sender being notified.

How to Secretly Read a Whatsapp Message without letting the Sender Know

There are basically four (4) proven ways to read a Whatsapp message without the sender's notice, now, let's highlight them below and see how to use them one at a time.

  1. Turning off read receipt on WhatsApp
  2. Turning on Airplane Mode
  3. Via the "Unseen Mobile App"
  4. Mark Message as Unread

1. Turning Off WhatsApp read Receipts

This first method has been around for quite some time on Whatsapp and it works quite well for those who want to stay unnoticed on their friend's lists.

Moreover, the downside of this feature is that you will not be notified when someone views your chat, check your status updates and the rest, so it's a win-lose situation.

To disable WhatsApp's read receipts; follow the below steps
  1. Launch Whatsapp
  2. Hit the 3-dots on your top-right > select "settings" from the drop-down option
  3. Navigate to Account > Privacy
  4. Toggle Off"Read Receipts
That's it.

2. Turning on Airplane Mode (Flight Mode)

This option is the easiest of all since we're all familiar with airplane mode and how it works.

All you need to do is turn on aeroplane mode before opening a Whatsapp chat and that's it the message would show as unread but seen even when you turn your data on.

Below is how to go about it.
  • Swipe down from the top of your home screen,
  • Hit the Flight ModeAirplane option from the menu
  • You can also go to Settings > Connections > Flight Mode
  1. Now, Navigate to Whatsapp
  2. Open any WhatsApp message
  3. Once you're done reading the chat, exit the chat to Whatsapp homepage
  4. Next, swipe down again from the top of the home screen
  5. Hit the Airplane Icon to de-activate airplane mood.
That's it. The flight mode will disable your data or wifi so that your online status will be invincible to the sender. You can also use this trick when it comes to calls and videos you don't want to pick p.

3. Via the Unseen App

While most Tecno phones come with social media turbo option in their settings which helps users spy on Whatsapp messages without opening the Whatsapp app.

The Unseen App comes in handy for all android users as you can now view chats secretly through it. It is easy to navigate and also available on Playstore.

Well, let's see how to set it up on your device.
  1. Download the "Unseen - No last Read" app on the google play store, install and launch it
  2. Select "OK" to provide notification access
  3. You'll be redirected to the Notification access dashboard
  4. Now toggle the switch in front of the "Unseen" app in your settings to give authorisation
  5. Hit "Allow' to any prompt and you're done.

That's it.

Once you've set the app up, you can always read your Whatsapp messages within the app without having to worry about blue ticks.

4. Mark Message as Unread

This is not actually a working method to secretly read a Whatsapp chat but it'll help you remember to get back to it if it's a response you'll need to get back to.

Whatsapp allows you to mark a chat as unread even after you've open it and the sender has been notified that you've read his/her chat.

Well, follow the below steps to mark a Whatsapp chat as unread;
  1. Launch Whatsapp and locate a chat,
  2. Click on the message and hold it
  3. Click on the 3-vertical dots to bring more option
  4. Select "Mark as Unread" from the list.
That's it.

You can also mark an unopened chat as read.

Listed above are the proven ways to secretly read a Whatsapp message without opening the chat or without the senders' notice.

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