How to Create a WhatsApp Status

How to Create a WhatsApp Status

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WhatsApp status allows users share photos, videos, GIFs and texts updates that disappear after 24 hours. You can also delete your WhatsApp status anytime within 24 hours.

You can also see the number of people who viewed your WhatsApp status updates. You and your contacts must have each other’s phone numbers saved in your phones’ address books in order to send and receive status updates to and from your contacts.

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How to create and send a WhatsApp status update

Follow the below steps to learn how to create a WhatsApp status using the “Status” option”

STEP 1: Open WhatsApp.

STEP 2: Tap on Status.

STEP 3: Tap on icon to type a WhatsApp status in text. You can tap Emoji to add emoji or GIFs, T to pick a font or Color  to choose a background color. Or set a photo or video as your status by tapping the icon on My Status to take a photo or hold the shutter button to record a video or choose an existing video or photo or GIF from your phone gallery. Add a caption if you want by tapping on Add a caption.

STEP 4: Tap on the  Send icon at the bottom right to Send a WhatsApp status

You can tap on your status update to view or press the menu button on the right side to check how many people have seen your status update or to forward it to your contacts, or share via email, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. The WhatsApp status will disappear after 24 hours.

How to delete your WhatsApp status update

You can easily delete status updates. This is how you can delete your WhatsApp status update:

STEP 1: Open WhatsApp.

STEP 2: Tap the Status tab. Scroll to find the status you want to delete.

STEP 3: Tap More  by the status update you want to delete. Then tap Delete > DELETE. If you want to delete multiple WhatsApp status updates, tap and hold each status update. Then tap Delete  > DELETE.

How to View or Reply to a WhatsApp status

Follow the below easy steps to view or reply to a WhatsApp status:

STEP 1: Open WhatsApp.

STEP 2: Tap the Status tab.

STEP 3: Scroll down to see recent updates.

STEP 4: Tab a contact’s status update to view their status or tap REPLY  while viewing to reply to a contact’s status update.

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