WhatsApp had recently introduced its new version with Status bar, alike the popular Snapchat Feature. WhatsApp aims their users to post their up to date status and stories to share among their friends and family. But unfortunately, most users found this new really complicated and unuseful.
If you’re one among them see this we’re with a trick to get your old WhatsApp.
How To Get Old WhatsApp without Status On Android?
Before proceeding, you need to download an older version of Whatsapp. WhatsApp doesn’t allow their users to downgrade to an older version of the app once they have upgraded to the latest one.
|What You Have To Do For Older Whatsapp ›|
- For this, you need to download and install an older version with the help of a third-party source.
- Get Old WhatsApp version without status tab from HERE (Download Old Version V2.17.60 APK file.)
- Once you’ve downloaded the Android Application, follow the below step-by-step guide to get back the older version of the WhatsApp without annoying Status:
Step-1 Firstly, Go to Settings > Security and toggle on the Unknown Sources option that will allow you to install apps from third-party sources:
Step-2 You’ll get a prompt warning you that installing apps from unknown sources could put your device at risk. Tap on OK.
Step-3 Open WhatsApp on your device and go to Settings > Chats > Chat Backup to take a complete backup.
Step-4 Uninstall WhatsApp from your device.
Step-5 Open your smartphone browser and go to this link. I tried several recent versions of WhatsApp, but version 2.17.60 worked without the status tab. Download V2.17.60 APK file.
Step-6 Go to the Downloads folder on your Android phone and tap on the downloaded APK file.
Step-7 On the next screen, tap Install at the bottom right to begin the installation.
Step-8 Once it’s installed, open the app, agree to WhatsApp’s terms & conditions, verify your phone number, restore the backup, and enjoy the old version of the messaging service.
The recently launched WhatsApp Status feature in the latest version allows users to share photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. Snapchat and Instagram do have the same feature. You can also control who can see your status update, Selecting particular contacts to view your recent stories. Anyway, many users found this update useless and complicated.