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For those of you who do not want to get caught online while opening messages on Whatsapp app, please try the following ways.

Sometimes when we are lazy chat or we’re busy, we do not want to get caught online in Whatsapp and just want to reply to some messages without being bombarded by other chat.


Some of the following tricks you can try to avoid getting caught online when opening or replying to Whatsapp messages.

Turn off Internet connection when Replying Message

Before replying to Whatsapp message, try turning off your internet connection first, reply to the message you want to reply, then close the Whatsapp app and restart the Internet connection.

Reply Direct Message from Pop-Up Notification

If your application whatsapp is set to popup every new message, you can reply directly to it without having to open Whatsapp so it does not look online.

To enable the popup the way is as follows:

  • Open the Whatsapp app,
  • Go to Settings menu> Notifications> Popup notofication
  • Choose one other than No popup

Uncheck Blue when Opening Message

To remove the blue check when opening a message in Whatsapp, perform the following steps:

  • Open the Whatsapp app (make sure your WA app is up to date)
  • Go to Settings menu> Account> Privacy (setting menu is on point three at top right)
  • Uncheck from the Read Receipts menu
  • Close whatsapp

So are some ways to reply to Whatsapp message without being visible when you’re online. Hopefully useful yes.