How To Hide WhatsApp Group Permanently

Last Updated : Dec 26, 2020

How To Hide WhatsApp Group Permanently

In this article we will show you how to hide WhatsApp group permanently, WhatsApp which is a social media application is really loved by many people. It is one of the most used application around the world. It Offers many features like emojis, gif’s, media sharing option, calls over internet.

WhatsApp provides us a feature known as groups. Groups is that option with the help of which we can add many contacts in a group and can share text-messages. Groups can refer to many topics like groups can refer to family, groups can refer to gym-members, groups can refer to a class of students.

Groups also offers many features like we can also set profile picture for the group, we can set the description of the group regarding the topic, we can add/remove participants of the group. What if we are in a group which is irritating or inappropriate to be in.

You want to hide that group in your WhatsApp interface. Sometimes we are a part of a group in which we do not want to be and can not leave that group too because of any reason, in those situations we would like to hide the group from our WhatsApp interface.

In this article we will tell you how you can hide group in your WhatsApp account. You can hide the group in WhatsApp but cannot hide it permanently. Once the group becomes active again, the group will show-up in WhatsApp.

Step By Step Guide On How To Hide WhatsApp Group Permanently :-

  • Open WhatsApp application in your smart-phone.
  • Select the group which you want to hide.
  • Long-press on the group.
  • Tap on the icon on the top, the icon is marked in the picture attached below.

    How To Hide WhatsApp Group Permanently

  • Now your WhatsApp group is hidden.
  • If you want to view the group, search for the group in WhatsApp.
  • As soon as you will find it, tap on it to open the group.
  • But remember, group will stay hidden as long as it is unactive. If a single text is sent in the group it will become un-hidden.

Now you can hide WhatsApp group in your mobile application. Make sure that you have read all the steps carefully. You can not hide a group forever, WhatsApp has not provided us with that feature. The next best thing which you can do also is that you can mute the group.

After muting the group what happens is that you will not receive notifications of the new text messages that came into the group.

To mute the group follow the steps below :-

  • Open WhatsApp.
  • Select the group which you want to mute.
  • Long press on the group name.
  • Tap on the icon which is marked in the picture attached below.

    How To Hide WhatsApp Group Permanently

  • Now select the time-period for which you want to mute the group.

    How To Hide WhatsApp Group Permanently

Conclusion :-

To get the best result do both of the above actions named as muting and archiving the group. I hope this article on how to hide WhatsApp group permanently helps you.

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