Why WhatsApp Status Is Not Showing? How To Fix It?

Lots of people asking this question that why Whatsapp status is not showing even you saved your friend’s numbers on your phone. There are a few reasons for this problem. While researching for a solution to this issue, we have come up with some great tips to fix this. So in this article, you will learn why status is not showing in WhatsApp.

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What Are The Reasons For WhatsApp Status Doesn’t Visible?

  • Friends might not have saved your phone number
  • WhatsApp app is Outdated
  • Network Problem
  • Turn on WhatsApp sync
  • Turn on Read Receipts

How To Fix WhatsApp Status Not Showing Problem?

Fortunately, there are several solutions to this problem. You can do it all by yourself because those solutions are very easy to set up.

01. Friends Might Not Have Saved Your Phone Number

As you know, WhatsApp required saved contact to communicate with others. We can start to chat with one saved contact but you cannot see their profile picture or status. For example, you just saved someone’s phone number on your phone, but they didn’t.

So you can start a chat conversation with them, but you cannot see their Display picture or any status they posted until they will save your contact on their phone. If both persons already saved the contacts on their phones, statuses and profile picture should be shown. So make sure to check both persons (you and friend) saved contact on their phones.

02. WhatsApp App Is Outdated

If your WhatsApp Application didn’t update while ago, the app is outdated which means there are lots of bugs. Whatsapp development team try to fix bugs and launch updates every time on their app because reducing bugs will attract new users.

However, if your app outdated, you must update the Whatsapp app quickly. Then the bug will be fixed and start to showing anyone’s Whatsapp status on your phone. Just go to the play store> search for Whatsapp> click on the update button to get latest update on WhatsApp.

03. Network Problem

If your network connection doesn’t work, it must be the problem. Some network connections won’t be working even if it connected. The cause may be low signal strength, router problem, etc. So if there is a network connection on your phone, the WhatsApp status will not visible due to the bad network connections which are statuses will not be loading. So please make sure to check the network connection issues before change settings on your WhatsApp app.

04. Turn On WhatsApp Sync

Sometimes this problem related to account sync settings. If we turn off the WhatsApp sync option on your phone, it won’t allow your mobile contacts. So due to this problem, we cannot see any other contact’s statuses on WhatsApp.

To turn on WhatsApp sync, go to Settings> Accounts> and click on WhatsApp. Then just toggle the sync button and turn on syncing. After done this, the problem will be solved and you can see other WhatsApp statues.

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05. Turn On Read Receipts

Turning on WhatsApp read receipts option will solve the problem as well. Read Receipt basically informs users that their message has been read by the recipient. This just a trick that you can try to solve the problem, but we cannot guarantee this solution to be solved the WhatsApp statues issue.

To turn on WhatsApp read receipts, go to the WhatsApp settings> Privacy> Turn on the Read Receipts. Once you have done this, check the problem was solved.

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Final Word

I hope you learn why WhatsApp status is not showing. So please make sure to share this article with your friends if you got help. Also, if you have any questions about this, feel free to contact us through contact us page.

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Sajith Herath

Sajith Herath is a Software quality analyst for Mobile and Computer applications. He is the founder of Bigfact-Review. He has written about technology for nearly a decade and He has lots of experience in tech field.