How to add WhatsApp Status?

There is an interesting feature in WhatsApp, included in the feature list, which is to add status to your WhatsApp profile. In this article, we will tell you about how to add WhatsApp status? But before this, we would like to give you some information about this feature.

How to add WhatsApp Status?

What is WhatsApp status?

This feature allows you to share photos, text, animated GIFs, and videos. But this would disappear automatically after 24 hours as it the time is set by WhatsApp. You can’t change this 24 hours timeline. In order to view someone’s status update, you need to tap the Status tab before selecting a contact’s status. And if you want to reply to one of your contact’s status updates, just tap on the ‘Reply’ option at the bottom of the display while viewing their status.

When was this feature introduced?

This feature was introduced in February 2017. Since then, this app has managed to achieve more than 450 million daily active users of the ‘WhatsApp Status’ feature. This is even more than Snapchat.

How to add WhatsApp Status?

In order to add a status, just follow these simple steps-

Step 1: Go to the “STATUS” screen as shown in the image below-

How to add WhatsApp Status?
Whats Status Screen

Step 2: Choose between the camera or an existing media from the picker. Choose Camera if you want to take a new photo or a new video, or choose existing media to add photo or video from your smartphone gallery. You can also add a caption as well as personalize the status updates by adding emojis.

Step 3: Tap the Send button.

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