Saturday, 4 March 2017

How To Disable WhatsApp Status Feature On Android Phone Rooted Or Non Rooted

Today in this article, We’ll be showing you How to disable or remove the new Whatsapp Status feature. As you know guys recently updated version of the Whatsapp is very boring as in this WhatsApp version. You won’t be able to see your contacts and also the big change is the Status. Most of the people around the globe hate this feature. So today, here we are with a guide on How to disable/remove the new ‘Whatsapp Status’ feature. This trick is only for a rooted android device.  remove the new Whatsapp Status feature

How To Disable WhatsApp Status Feature On Android Phone:

Whatsapp is enhancing its features to take down all others messaging apps gradually. One such step is Video Calling and the new ‘Status’ update. There are two methods to Disable Whatsapp status on Android.  You can try the most suitable method to do it.

Method-1: (Root Explorer)

  1.  First, Force Stop WhatsApp App.
  2.  Now Open Root Explorer App.
  3.  Now go to Data/data/com.whatsapp/shared_prefs/com.whatsapp.preferences.xml
  4.  Find the Key Name ” Status_mode”
  5.  Now you will find the value 1 and you have to change it to 0.

For Example:

How the Key before editing will look like:-
<int name=”Status_mode” value=”1″/>
After changing it will look like below:-
<int name=”Status_mode” value=”0″/>
Now click on Save button to complete the step. Now you can see that the New Whatsapp Status feature has disappeared and get back to earlier version of WhatsApp.
As of now the trick to remove new Whatsapp Status feature is available only for the Rooted users. If you want to Hide new WhatsApp status feature in your android you have to root your device, And we will keep you updating if we find a way to disable WhatsApp status without root.

Method-2: (WA Tweaks App)

You can root your Android device by using WA Tweaks App to turn off the new WhatsApp Status Feature. This tutorial works on the phones with Android OS 4.0 and above versions. Wa tweaks require root permission to enable/disable the feature of WhatsApp and it works with official version only.
  1.  First, Download the latest WA Tweaks App.
  2. Now, install WA tweaks app.
  3. Now, Force Stop WhatsApp and open your phone Settings > App Settings >WhatsApp app >Force Stop.
  4. Now Launch WA Tweaks app and turn off “Enable new home UI”.

  • Open Whatsapp and see whether the new update is available or not. That’s all.

How To Create WhatsApp Status Update?

  1. Open the WhatsApp and Tap on Status.
  2.  Then tap on My Status. Now click the little circle with a ‘+‘ sign on the top right.
  3.  Now take a photo or video by pressing the shutter option. You can even select one from your Gallery at the bottom of the screen.
  4.  You can also give a caption by tapping on Add a caption, and then tap on the Send icon.
  5.  You can also check how many people have seen your new WhatsApp Update by tapping the menu button on the right side. Your Status is now ready.
The New WhatsApp Status will disappear after 24 hours.

Final Word

I’ve shared with you two methods to disable the new Whatsapp status feature on any Android device. You can do it by changing the value or you can do it via an external application. I hope that you found it useful. You can also check out the below video where the guys shared another method to Disable New Status Feature in WhatsApp,

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