Did you know? You don't have to delete your WhatsApp chats just to be able to hide them on your Chats screen. Instead, you can simply archive your WhatsApp chats. WhatsApp's Archive Chat feature allows users to hide a conversation from their Chats screen and access it later when needed. And yes, you can archive both group or individual chats. We show you how:
Step 1: Go to WhatsApp and then go to Chats screen
Step 2: Tap and hold the chat you want to hide
Step 3: Tap Archive button on the top bar
Archived chat will not appear on your Chats screen
Step 1: Open WhatsApp and navigate to the Chats screen
Step 2: Tap More options > Settings.
Step 3: Tap Chats > Chat history > Archive all chats.
Step 1: Scroll down all the way to the bottom of Chats and tap Archive
Step 2: Tap and hold the chat you no longer want to hide
Step 3: Tap Unarchive button on the top bar
Step 1: Open WhatsApp Web and hover over the chat in your chats list
Step 2: Now, click 'Menu'
Step 3: Click Archive chat
Step 1: Open WhatsApp Web and search for the chat's contact or group name
Step 2: Click Menu above your chats list in WhatsApp > Archived.
Step 3: Hover over the chat or group you wish to unarchive.
Step 4: Now, click Menu > Unarchive chat.
Step 1: Open WhatsApp and go to the Chats screen
Step 2: Slide your finger across the chat you wish to archive, from right to left
Step 3: Tap Archive.
You can hide all chats at once in by navigating to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Archive All Chats. Hidden chats can be viewed by scrolling to the top and then pulling down > Archived Chats.
Step 1: Go to Archived Chats screen as demonstrated before.
Step2: Slide your finger across the chat, from right to left.
Step 3: Tap Unarchive.
Alternatively, you can also go in the Chats tab and tap on the Search bar. Search by the name of the chat or known content from the chat you wish to unhide. Slide your finger across the chat you wish to unarchive, from right to left. Now, tap Unarchive.