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How to ignore everyone on WhatsApp - and get away with it

Read receipts will imperil your social life no more

Will Worley
Sunday 17 January 2016 19:10
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Not everyone appreciates the ‘read receipts’ that accompany Whatsapp messages.

While the blue ticks helpfully indicate whether a message has been opened and read - they also make it incredibly difficult for the recipient to ignore the sender without them realising.

Not to worry.

You can now switch off read receipts on Whatsapp using this simple method:

Turn on airplane mode on your smartphone before opening Whatsapp

The ticks will stay grey, and the sender will be none the wiser.

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