How to hide WhatsApp chats without deleting them. Do you need to hide some Whatsapp chats as soon as you open the application from prying eyes?
Well hide WhatsApp chats without deleting them it's possible with a feature built into the popular messaging app called storage.
Now we are going to explain the procedure to be performed to hide the chats when you open Whatsapp.
How to hide WhatsApp chats without deleting them
Hide WhatsApp chats on Android
All you have to do is open the WhatsApp app on your Android device and press and hold the chat you want to hide (single or group).
Once done, a menu will appear at the top with some functions. What you are interested in is the function with the symbol that looks like a box with the down arrow (Archive chat ). Which is used to archive the Whatsapp chat.
Once you press your chat it will disappear from the main chat screen. It is not cleared quiet .... let's say that it is now "hidden".
To find it, all you have to do is scroll to the bottom of the chat screen and you will find the word Chat Archived. Pressing it will find your hidden chat there.
To make it reappear in the screen of all chats again visible, all you have to do is keep it pressed again and this time press on the symbol of the box with the up arrow (Estrai chat dall'archivio) that appeared to you at the top.
This trick is not foolproof so you will have to consider some precautions.
If a message is sent to you by the person in the chat in question, it will reappear in the chat list. So either you tell the person to text you at specific times of the day so you know it or while archived you can block the person himself until you can start the conversation again by unblocking it.
In this article we explain how to block or unblock a person on Whatsapp.