Whatsapp Messenger is the most popular instant messaging app in the market today. Now a part of the Facebook ecosystem, Whatsapp offers multiple functionalities to users including the ability to create and talk in groups, host video calls, send media and enjoy end to end conversations across the platform.
Whatsapp started off as a simple free to use ‘Instant Messaging’ app, which soon rose to popularity and eventually ended up replacing the standard messaging app on our phones. Recently, Whatsapp also rolled our business-centric features, including a Whatsapp for business app, making the product a versatile and must-have app on all smartphones. Today, Whatsapp is the most downloaded messenger and is available as a free download on iOS, Android, and even PCs.
There is no formal ‘Hide Chat’ option on the factory version of Whatsapp, but there is still a neat little trick you can use to hide your chats on Whatsapp. The feature we are talking about is the archive feature. This feature allows you to hide desired chats on your account. The Archived chats are unarchived when you receive a message in that conversation thread.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to hide chats in Whatsapp.
Step 1. Open the Whatsapp Messenger app on your smartphone.
Step 2. Long press the chat you want to hide.
Step 3. Tap on the ‘Archive‘ option from the drop-down menu.