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How to Hide WhatsApp Chat

You can hide WhatsApp chat (contact or group) from "Chats" screen and here's how you can do that on Android:

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    Open WhatsApp.
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    Long press the chat(s) that you want to hide.
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    Now, at the top, between "Mute" and Overflow Menu (three vertical dots), you can see "Archive" icon. Hit it.
Archive icon

That's all. The selected chat(s) are hidden successfully.

Hide All WhatsApp Chats at Once

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    Tap Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) at the top of WhatsApp.
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    Hit Settings > Chats > Chat history.
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    Between "Export chat" and "Clear all chats," you can see "Archive all chats." Hit it.
Archive all chats option
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    In the confirmation popup, tap "OK."

That's it. All chats are hidden successfully.

Note: Keep in mind that the hidden chat will automatically get unhid if it receives a message OR a message send from it.

To View Hidden WhatsApp Chats

In the "Chats" screen, you can see "Archived chats (X)." X denotes the number of archived chat.

Archived chats (X)

Hit the "Archived chats (X)," and you can see all the hidden WhatsApp conversation.

Unhide Hidden WhatsApp Chats

If you want to unhide, then here is how:

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    Hit the "Archived chats (X)."
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    Now, long press the hidden conversation(s) you want to unhide.
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    Hit "Unarchive" icon at the top which you can find beside Overflow Menu (three vertical dots).
Unarchive icon

That's all. The selected hidden chat(s) are unhid successfully.

Unhide All Hidden WhatsApp Chats at Once

The following steps work only if all the WhatsApp chat were hidden and here're the steps:

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    Hit the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) at the top.
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    Tap Settings > Chats > Chat history.
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    Now, you can see "Unarchive all chats" option. Hit it.
Unarchive all chats option
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    In the confirmation popup, tap "OK."

That's it. All hidden chats are unhid.

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