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How to Check WhatsApp is Hacked or Not?

Everyone use whatsapp for sharing files, videos, photos, personal information and chatting with friends. It may happen that your whatsapp become hacked and you are unaware of that.

First thing you should know is how your whatsapp hacks. Someone can hack your whatsapp only if he/she has access to your phone. So be careful about your phone and don’t allow anyone to access your phone.

Even if some how your whatsapp gets hack you can easily check and sign out from that device without difficulty.

Here’s how it’s done:

 

  • Open your whatsapp.
  • Click on three consecutive vertical dots on the upper right corner of whatsapp window.
  • Select whatsapp web menu option from drop down menu.
  • After that it will show you the device on which whatsapp is hacked along with a button that allow you to remove whatsapp from that device.
  • As soon as you click on the button whatsapp will get removed from hacked device.

Note: if your device is not hacked then it will show you the option to scan QR code. It simply means that your whatsapp is not hacked.

How to prevent someone from seeing your Dp and Status?

Dp refers to display picture. It is also called profile picture. Anyone who has saved your contact number on which whatsapp is activated can view your profile picture but you can disallow people to view your Dp.

 

Here’s how it’s done:

 

  • Open your whatsapp.
  • Click on three consecutive vertical dots on the upper right corner of whatsapp window.
  • Select settings menu option in drop down menu.
  • Firstly select account after then select privacy.
  • Go to who can see my privacy info section.  
  • Under profile picture a drop down menu will appear with three options.
  1. Nobody – no one can view your Dp.
  2. My contacts – only the persons in your contact list can view your Dp.
  3. Everyone– everyone can see your Dp.

In the same way you can set the privacy for your status, about and last seen too.

 

Read receipts– Read receipts refer to those ticks by which we could be sure that receiver got and read the message.

If there is single tick it means message is sent from your side and if there are two gray ticks on your message that means message is delivered to a particular receiver and if there are two blue ticks alongside your message then it means message is received by the recipient.

But it is a matter of privacy. Sometimes you don’t want to disclose the fact that message has been read by you .Using this trick will not let to know to the others that you have read the message or not.

To make privacy follow steps written below.

  • Open your whatsapp.
  • Click on three consecutive vertical dots on the upper right corner of whatsapp window.
  • Select settings menu option in drop down menu.
  • Firstly select account after then select privacy.
  • In privacy window uncheck read receipts.
  • But by doing this you would also be unable to check that receiver has read your message or not.

Source:Internet

1 Comment on “How to Check WhatsApp is Hacked or Not?”

  1. I had no idea whatsapp could get hacked!
    I just followed your instructions and I’m safe thankfully!
    Quite scary to think of someone being able to access my whatsapp!

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