Have you ever wanted to pause and reply to your friend’s text later, but ended up replying because he/she already knows you’ve already read that due to its status? Major messaging app such as Whatsapp, iMessage, LINE and etc have a default feature to let you know whether a person you’ve sent a message to has received the text or seen it by its message status.
On iMessage and LINE, it simply shows “read” status under the message when the person has read your text, and “two blue ticks” on Whatsapp. You can easily know if a person has received a text or not by checking its status.
But what if you wanted to preview/read that important message you’ve just received from your girlfriend or family without leaving “read mark”, because you are too busy to reply? If you’ve read it, and didn’t reply it’s kind of awkward. Avoid such a situation by using this easy trick for reading a text letting a person know that you’ve read it. I call it a Whatsapp trick here but it works on most messaging apps and platforms including iOS, Android and Windows Phone as long as it has “Airplane mode”. This trick is very simple so let’s do it with Whatsapp.
It was pretty easy, wasn’t it? It works for most available messaging apps so you can use this trick whenever you want to preview a full text without leaving “read” mark. But for iMessage, this is not necessary to do since it lets you choose whether you want to send “read” or not in default setting.
To do that, go to Settings > Messages and turn off “Send Read Recipes”.
Your friends will no longer know whether you’ve read a text, but you can’t know receive “read” either. So, if you still want to see if they’ve read yours, then don’t turn off this setting. You have to use the trick above then.
It’s pretty much everything for this trick, I hope it will help!
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