How to use status

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iOS
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You can use Status to share photos, videos, text and voice statuses that disappear after 24 hours.
Using Status
You’ll find the Status section in Updates. Contacts’ status updates will appear in the RECENT UPDATES section of Status.
To see someone’s status, and for them to see yours, you’ll need to have each other saved as contacts.
Swipe to see recent statuses from contacts. You can see muted statuses by scrolling to the right. Or, tap Muted updates.
Create and share a status
From Updates, you can share a photo, video, text or voice status by tapping your profile picture under Status
Text and voice status
  1. Tap the Updates tab, then tap
    add
  2. Tap
    text
    to write a text update. To add a link, copy and paste it into the text editor.
  3. Tap T to pick a font.
  4. Tap
    change color
    to pick a background color.
  5. Tap
    microphone
    hold to record a voice status update.
  6. Tap
    send
    to share your status.
Photo status
  1. Tap the Updates tab, then tap
    add
  2. Status will open on Photo.
  3. Tap the Gallery icon to choose a photo, Or, take a photo.
  4. From here, you can choose to:
    • Tap
      stickers
      to add a sticker or emoji. Swipe up for filters.
    • Tap T to add text. To add a link, copy and paste it into the text editor.
    • Tap the pencil to draw on your photo.
    • Tap the text box to add a caption.
    • Tap Status (Contacts) in the bottom left to customize your audience.
  5. Tap
    send
    to share your status.
Video status
  1. Tap the Updates tab, then tap
    add
  2. Tap Video.
  3. Tap Gallery icon in the bottom left to choose a video. Or, record a video.
    • Note: WhatsApp supports 3GP and mpeg4 video formats.
  4. Tap Status (Contacts) in the bottom left to customize your audience.
  5. Tap
    send
    to share your status.
View status
Tap the contact to view their status.
If someone has shared a status you haven't seen yet, you'll see a blue ring around their profile picture.
You can see statuses you’ve already viewed.
If you follow channels, you’ll find viewed updates under Status. They’ll have a grey ring around them.
If you don’t follow channels, tap the right arrow next to VIEWED UPDATES.
When you view someone's status they can tell you’ve seen it unless you or they have disabled read receipts.
Reply or react to status
To reply to a status:
  1. Tap a status.
  2. Tap Reply.
  3. Type your reply.
    • Tap
      add
      to attach something.
    • Or, tap
      stickers
      to include a sticker or emoji. As soon as you tap a sticker or emoji, it’ll be shared.
  4. Tap
    send
To react to a status:
  1. Tap a status.
  2. Swipe or tap Reply.
  3. Tap an avatar sticker. You'll only see this if you've created one.
  4. Or, tap an emoji to react with.
  5. As soon as you tap an avatar sticker or emoji, it'll be shared.
Delete or edit status
You can’t edit a status. However, you can edit a photo or video before you upload it as a status.
Note:
  • You can’t share a status from linked devices, including WhatsApp Web or Desktop. You'll need to use your phone to make status updates.
  • You’ll need at least 1GB of storage available on your device to view statuses. If you’re having any problems, try clearing your phone storage.
Save a status
You can save your own status on iPhone. You can’t save anyone else’s status.
To save your status:
  1. Tap your status.
  2. Tap
    more
    on the status you want to save.
  3. Tap Share
  4. Save your photo or video.
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