Taking WhatsApp offline, even when connected to 4G, is possible from a native configuration of Android phones and iPhone (iOS). Some users do not want to receive messages on WhatsApp with the Internet connected. The trick is to disable messenger access to mobile operator data. The useful tip for those who do not want to be disturbed by the application at certain times, without giving up Internet access on their cell phones.
In the following tutorial, check out how to take WhatsApp offline. The procedure was performed on a Moto E4, with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and on an iPhone 8 with iOS 12. It is worth remembering that the tip works only as long as the cell phone uses the operator's data connection. If the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network, messages will be received normally.
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Learn how to disable WhatsApp data to go offline in the messenger Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
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Step 1. Access the Google system settings and tap on "Applications". Then, go to "WhatsApp";
Open WhatsApp settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Tap "Force stop" and then press "OK" to confirm;
Finish running the WhatsApp app Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. Now, open "Data usage" and disable the "Background data" option.
Disable WhatsApp background data Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 1. Open the Apple system settings and tap "WhatsApp". Finally, just uncheck the "Cellular Data" option.
Disable WhatsApp cellular data on iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Ready. Take advantage of the tips to stay offline on WhatsApp and avoid being bothered by friends and groups.
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