How to disable Blue Read Tick / Check marks on WhatsApp?

The recent WhatsApp update includes a feature that undesirable by many people, yes, you might have guessed it right – it’s the ability to see if the person to whom the message was sent has read your message or not. The WhatsApp update uses blue ticks (or check) marks to indicate the same. People have scanned the WhatsApp settings to disable the above, but have failed in doing so; hence, we bring to you a way to disable the blue read tick (or check marks). For an answer to the question “How to disable blue read tick / check marks?” follow the following steps.


Step 1 – Download the WhatsApp update which is still in a beta phase from the Official Website or simple download the APK by clicking on this link. Make sure that the APK you download is the version 2.11.444.

Step 2 – Once the download is complete, open the WhatsApp APK file and install it.

Step 3 – Once the WhatsApp APK download is complete, open the updated WhatsApp application and navigate to Settings > Account > Privacy.

Step 4 – In the Messaging section, you’ll notice ‘Read Receipts’ – you can uncheck the option, and from then the blue tick (or check) marks will be disabled. Please Note: If you turn off the read blue tick (or check) marks for yourself, you also won’t be able to see if others have read your message or not. So think before you choose.



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