How To Stop Whatsapp From Sharing Information With Facebook

[Simple Steps To Opt Out]

Over the years, Whatsapp has evolved from a simple messaging app that lets users from all over the world talk to each other, into a multi billion dollar platform backed by Facebook.

This change has brought with it several new features and cross platform connectivity, which truly let you connect with people using almost any device you could get your hands on.

This smartphone revolution even roped in the computer using crowd, who could now Run Whatsapp On Computers, which gave them the ability to chat easily with their computer keyboards.

However, with all big innovations, come even bigger changes, with one of the biggest changes being the announcement that Whatsapp will now share your information with Facebook.

While it was something that most people had expected to happen sooner or later, this move still shocked a lot of people, who don’t want Facebook to have any more information than it already has about it’s users.

Thankfully, you still get a chance to opt out of this information sharing, as long as you follow these steps:

  1. Update Whatsapp to it’s latest version.
  2. Run the app.
  3. You will see a “Terms Of Service” page.
  4. Tap the “Upwards Arrow” icon in the bottom right corner.
  5. Tap the “Checkbox” to de-select your account from the information sharing.
  6. Click on “Agree” to finish the process.
  7. If you already clicked Agree without doing this, then tap the “Three Dot” menu icon on the top right corner.
  8. Select “Settings” and then select “Account”.
  9. Tap the Checkbox next to “Share My Account Info”, in order to stop the sharing.

With these simple steps, you will be able to stop Whatsapp from sharing your personal information with Facebook.

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Posted on : 01 Sep 2016 @ 03:43

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