How to set a status on WhatsApp

WhatsApp comes with some pretty cool options, and one of them is the fact that you can set a status. You can choose a photo or a video, or you can write something and your contacts will be able to see it. If you are wondering how to set a status on WhatsApp, continue reading. We are going to explain the steps.

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How to set a photo or video as a status

As mentioned, you can set a photo as a status. And here is how to do it:

  • Open WhatsApp
  • Next, tap on the Status section
  • Tap on the Camera icon located in the bottom-right corner
  • You can take the photo you will set as a status, or you can record a video
  • Or, you can select one of the photos or videos from your gallery
  • When you choose the file, you may write the caption, and when you are done click on the arrow icon in the bottom-right corner.

How to set a status on WhatsApp: Write something

Perhaps you don’t want to add a photo or video as a status, but instead, you want to write something. Here is how to do that:

  • Open WhatsApp
  • Tap Status section at the top of the screen
  • Tap the pencil icon
  • Write the status
  • Add emoticons if you want
  • You can also change the background and font
  • When you are done, click on the arrow icon

How to delete a status on WhatsApp

What if you change your mind later and want to delete your status? Don’t worry, that’s also pretty simple. Here is how you can delete the status:

  • Open WhatsApp
  • Tap Status section
  • Tap on three dots next to My status option
  • The views will be displayed there
  • Tap on three dots on the right side
  • Finally, tap Delete.

Now you know how easy it is to set a status on WhatsApp and delete it if you change your mind. So, follow the steps above and share your first status.