Disable New Whatsapp Status Update Feature

Disable New Whatsapp Status Update Feature on Android, iPhone

I’am getting lot of question from my readers that How to Disable New Whatsapp Status Update Feature. Yes, many Whatsapp users don’t like the New Whatsapp Status Update feature. See Why Whatsapp Users Not Happy With New Whatsapp Status Update.

Last week WhatsApp rolled out an latest update with a brand new feature called “Whtatsapp Status“. It means status messages were replaced with Stories like Videos, Photos and GIF’s similar to that of Snapchat and Instagram. After updating, you can see a new ‘Status’ tab between the Chats & Calls Tab. In this article, I’am going to show you How to Disable New Whatsapp Status Update feature from your phone.

Disable New Whatsapp Status Update

How To Disable New Whatsapp Status Update Feature in Android Phone:

There are 3 simple methods available to Disable Whatsapp status on Android. You can try best method which suits you to do it simply and smoothly.

1st Method (For Android Users): 

(Root Explorer) – Your device needs to be Rooted

1. First, Before starting, simply go to your phone’s Settings and Force Stop the WhatsApp App to Disable New Whatsapp Status Update Feature.

2. Next Open the “Root Explorer” App.

3. Now go to “com.whatsapp.preferences.xml” by following >> Data/data/com.whatsapp/shared_prefs/

4. Find the Key ”Status_Mode”

5. Here you will find the value of “1”, you have to change this value to “0”.

It will be looks like this Before completing the above steps

< int name = ”Status_mode” value = ”1″/>

It will be looks like this After completing the above steps

< int name = ”Status_mode” value = ”0″/>

After successfully completing the above explained process, click on Save button to  Disable New Whatsapp Status Update. Now, New Whatsapp Status feature will disappear in your whatsapp & get back to the earlier version of WhatsApp.

Method-2: (WA Tweaks App) – Disable New Whatsapp Status Update Feature

Root your Android mobile by using WA Tweaks Application to Disable the New WhatsApp Status Update Feature. WA Tweaks required Root Permission to Enable (or) Disable the Feature of WhatsApp & it works with the official version only.

1. First, Download the WA Tweaks App.

2. When you install this app for the 1st time, you will see “Unknown Source Error”.

3. Now Go to your Phone’s Settings & Enable ‘Unknown Sources’ feature allow the WA Tweaks App.

4. After Enabling, Install WA Tweaks App.

5. Now, Force Stop WhatsApp App & Open your phone and Go to >> Settings >> App Settings >> WhatsApp >> Force Stop.

disable new whatsapp status update

 

6. Now Open “WA Tweaks” App & Turn off “Enable New Home UI”.

Disable New Whatsapp Status Update

7. Now open your Whatsapp & see that the New Update is available (or) not. That’s all.

3rd Method (For iPhone Users):

  1. Download the App “Cydia” and Launch.
  2. Go to >> Sources >> Edit >> Add
  3. Enter the following URL: http://capt.dreamcode.it
  4. Install a tweak “No Statuses”.

It will perform several actions to your WhatsApp. First of all, Disable New Whatsapp Status Update Feature on iPhone. Then, No Statuses will re-enable the Contacts at the bottom of screen.

Try Jailbreak tweak let me know in the comments box below how it works for you.

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