A new function of WhatsApp Now it allows you to hide the profile picture of certain users, which you do not want them to have access to, a measure that is in favor of protecting our privacy.
Apparently, the new functions that this subsidiary of Meta has incorporated are aimed at privacy, which has become vital for this company, owner of the popular messaging application.
Last Thursday, WhatsApp announced via their social networks that they were implementing new features to offer the user better control of their privacy.
How to Hide Profile Picture for Certain Users on WhatsApp
Concretely, from now on, all users will have the possibility to decide if they want their profile picture to be accessible to all their contacts or only to a few.
This is in addition to the rest of the functions like hiding the time of the last connection, or showing the States to certain contacts. To do this, all you have to do is go to the ‘Settings’ of WhatsApp, then go to the ‘Account’ section and then to the ‘Privacy’ section.
In this section you should get a list (Last seen, Info, Status, Groups), select ‘Profile picture’ and go to ‘My contacts, except’, this way the complete agenda of your contacts with WhatsApp s’ will open.
You continue to select how many contacts you want to hide their profile picture from, and when you’re done, you click to accept the changes. When you’re done, you’ll see the number of contacts you excluded on the main menu screen.
The best thing is that you can do the same if you want to hide the last time you logged in, your profile information, and your statuses from some of your contacts.