How to Hide Chats?

JAN 2022

GBWhatsapp offers an excellent privacy feature of hiding your chats. Do you have a snoopy friend/ family who always try to check your WhatsApp without your permission? If its a yes, you will love the Hide Chat feature.

To apply Hide Chat feature follow the below steps:

Step 1: Open GBWhatsapp & go to Chats. Select the chat you want to hide.

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Step 2: Go to the menu option- 3 dots on right hand side of the screen. Select the ‘Hide Chats’ option.

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Step 3: For the first time, you will be prompted to choose the option ‘Fingerprint’, ‘PIN’ or ‘Pattern’

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Step 3.1: If selected ‘Fingerprint’, you will be prompted to Set Up Fingerprint in Phone setting. After setting Fingerprint you will be asked to Set a Security question & Security Answer as a backup.

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Set up Fingerprint
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Security Question

Step 3.2: If selected ‘PIN’, you will be prompted to set 4 digit PIN code. After setting PIN you will be asked to Set a Security question & Security Answer as a backup.

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Set your PIN code
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Backup security question

Step 3.3: If selected ‘Pattern’, you will be prompted to set a pattern followed by set a Security question & Security Answer as a backup.

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Set up Pattern
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Backup security question

Step 5: Next time, whenever you want to Hide Chat, select the chat. Go to Menu option >> Hide Chats. You will have to enter the PIN/ Pattern/ Fingerprint to Hide the Chats.

How to UNHIDE the Chats?

Step 1: Open the GBWhatsapp >> On left hand side you will find ‘WHATSAPP’. Click on WhatsApp.

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Click on WhatsApp

Step 2: You will be prompted to your set security option (PIN/ Pattern/ Fingerprint). Enter the password. You will see the hidden chats.

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Pattern/ Pin/ Fingerprint will be prompted to enter

Step 3: Select the Chat you want to unhide. Go to Menu option >> Unhide Chats. Your chat will now appear on Chat tab.

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Unhide chat
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