WhatsApp has updated its popular messaging app with some very significant features such as WhatsApp voice calling feature and iOS 8 share extension. One change that hasn’t yet been discussed much is the disappearance of Status from the bottom menu bar. WhatsApp has replaced Status with Recents from the menu. So, where has Status tab gone? How can you change your WhatsApp status now on your iPhone?
Just like any other WhatsApp user, I was also a bit confused to find Status tab missing from the bottom menu bar. However, I soon discovered it. If you are also one of the WhatsApp users who want to know how you can change your WhatsApp status on your iPhone, here is how to do so. Let’s find out more!
How to Change WhatsApp Status on iPhone
Step #1. Launch WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on Settings from the bottom right corner.
Step #3. Tap on Profile.
Step #4. Tap on the arrow icon under STATUS.
Step #5. Now, you can choose your status out of many available options under SELECT YOUR NEW STATUS. But if you don’t like the available options as status, you can come up with your own. Just tap on the current status under YOUR CURRENT STATUS IS and type the status as you like and then tap on Save from the top right corner.
How to Delete WhatsApp Status on iPhone
What if you want to delete all the status in WhatsApp as you no longer wish to keep it, how would you do that? It’s quite simple. Let’s find out!
Step #1. Follow above-mentioned steps from 1 to 4.
Step #2. Tap on Edit from the top right corner.
Step #3. Now, if you want to delete an individual status, tap on the red button next to a status and then tap on Delete. In the end, tap on Done from the top left corner to confirm.
If you want to delete all the status at once, just tap on Delete All from the top right corner and then tap on Delete All again from the bottom to confirm.
How To Avoid Having WhatsApp Status on iPhone
If you don’t like having any WhatsApp Status on your iPhone, you can avoid it. Let’s check how you can do so!
Step #1. Follow steps mentioned above from 1 to 4.
Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Clear Status.
That’s it! The status has been cleared. No status will be displayed now.