How to Hide ‘Last Seen at’ Timestamp on WhatsApp

WhatsApp, the popular instant messaging app, has rolled out a new update which gives its users the ability to hide the “Last seen at” timestamp from anyone.

This feature was earlier available only in WhatsApp for iPhone and it required Android users to download an apk file named “Last not seen” to hide the ‘last seen at’ timestamp.

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Steps to hide ‘last seen at’ Timestamp

  • Open WhatsApp
  • Select Settings


  • Then tap on the Account tab


  • You will find a new option named “Privacy”, tap on it


  • Click Last Seen and select the radio button which says “Nobody”

hide last seen at timestamp

That’s it ! The ‘last seen at’ timestamp will now be hidden from everyone.

Kindly note that this setting will not hide the online timestamp. So, whenever you are online, others users can know.

Some other features that this WhatsApp update brought to its users are –

– Managing the privacy of profile photo.

– Managing the privacy of status.

– Support for Hindi Language (Available only for users running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or higher).

About Salman

I am an Engineering student, a part time blogger and last but not the least - admin of iTechChat. I am very passionate about technology and would like to get hold of latest mobile handsets. Connect with me on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.


  1. Great information..
    Thanks for the article about whatsapp and all.

  2. After Whatsapp acquired by Facebook this is the first major update of this software. Most of the people want to keep there privacy, so this is the major and best upgrade of this software.

  3. Hey Salman,
    Thank you very much for this useful WhatsApp trick to hide my last seen time, Actually this the very useful tip because when you not replied to friend means. Your friend will knows your on online but not replying for his/her conversation.
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  4. Hi Salman,
    Thanks a lot man. Am searching for this long time. Finally i got it. Thanks for sharing this.
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  5. That was a needful implement soon they are going to introduce large file sharing service like telegram.
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  6. Hello,

    Already know about this feature from some one newsfeed on facebook but never tried on my whatsapp personally.

    I’d give a try soon!
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