WhatsApp and the trick to know how long you have been “seen”

Today it is difficult to imagine a life without WhatsApp, since the instant messaging application has made it easier for us to communicate with the world and be in contact with those who are far away. Similarly, WhatsApp gives us tools to know when someone has already received or read a message. But, did you know that we can also know how long they have left us “in sight”?

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The “In seen” It is a tool with which we have control of our messages and we make sure that they are received. But it also allows us to know the exact time a message was read. To do this you just have to follow a step by step within the application, without external apps and completely safe.

How to know how long they have left you “in sight”?

In each message you send, whether in group or individual chats, they give you the option to see the information you need on your screen, including the time it was delivered or read.

1. Open the individual or group WhatsApp chat.
2. Long press on the message you want to get details about (if it was already delivered or read).
3. Click on the three dots that are in the upper right part.
4. Enter the option Info.
5. Here you will see three tabs: Sent, Delivered and Read, with the exact time of each one.

WhatsApp in seen exact time trick

That is how simple you will know when your message was read or if the contact has not yet done so, and not worry about whether he has left you “in sight”.

How to disable read receipts?

On the other hand, if your thing is to safeguard your privacy and you do not enjoy that your contacts know information about what time you received or read a message, there is an alternative to deactivate this trick.

Doing so is very simple, you just have to access the menu Settings from WhatsApp and go to the option of Account Y Privacy. Once there, deactivate the field of “Read receipts”. From this moment on, the double blue popcorn will no longer appear, nor the exact time you read a message.

Texting phone

Note that this option does not apply to group chats and voice messages. However, it is a great tool not to leave “In seen” to any of your contacts, taking advantage of the fact that with your Telcel’s Unlimited Friend you have unlimited social networks such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, Instagram and Snapchat, as well as connectivity to #TelcelLaMejorRed with the highest coverage.

WhatsApp round logo

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Did you know this secret WhatsApp trick? If not, do not hesitate to share it with your friends and be aware of Hello Telcel to learn more about the application. 😊

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