How to Hide a Contact on WhatsApp?

Technically, hiding a contact is not possible on Whatsapp but there is a way if you want to hide all conversations which you made with a contact. You will need to archive the messages for that. We have told what is archiving messages and how to hide conversations on the app in our tutorials before. We are going to provide those informations again for those who are not following our tutorials in those page too. If you know how to archive messages, you can take a look at our WhatsApp tutorials. You will find many good guides about WhatsApp there which will be useful for you.

How to Hide a Contact on WhatsApp?

As we have told you above, you can’t hide a contact but conversations on WhatsApp. You need to do following steps to do it:

  • Run WhatsApp Messenger on your iOS or Android device.
  • Tap and hold on the chat of a contact which you want to hide.
  • Tap on “Archive” or archive icon to hide to conversation.

That’s all! Now you hide the contact from your chats.

See Also: How to Hide Online Status on WhatsApp

How to Unhide a Contact?

You hide a contact and you want to unhide him/her now, so do the following:

  • Run WhatsApp Messenger on your iOS or Android device.
  • Swipe down on the chats screen until you reach the bottom.
  • Tap on “Archived Chats”.
  • Tap and hold onto chat of contact which you want to unhide.
  • Select “Unarchive” from the menu or unarchive icon to unhide conversation.
How to Hide a Contact on WhatsApp?
How to Hide a Contact on WhatsApp?

These are all you need to know about hiding a contact. Unfortunately, there is not any real solution for hiding a contact from all sections of the application truly. So it is one of the best options if you have concerns about hide a contact on your phone.

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