How to hide last seen notification on Telegram


Thanks to the WhatsApp latest and controversial privacy policy update, other messaging apps are getting benefitted from it. Telegram is yet another app which has seen rise in its users who have downloaded and install the Telegram app. Now, if you have also been using Telegram and wondering how to hide last seen on Telegram just like WhatsApp, here we have shared the steps for you.

Telegram is cloud-based messaging app and also has an encrypted messaging service known for its end-to-end secret messaging service that would leave no trace in any of the services with additional self-destructing features. We would suggest enable two-step verification on Telegram to make your messaging app more secure. Let’s see the step-by-step guide to hide last seen on Telegram.

Steps for how to hide last seen notification on Telegram

Step 1: Open Telegram app on your device.

Step 2: Tap on the hamburger menu ‘three horizontal line’ which is on top left corner of the screen.

Step 3: Tap on the Settings.

Step 4: Tap on the Privacy and Security option.

Step 5: Tap on Last Seen & Online option.

Step 6: You have option to select who can see your last seen Time. The options are Everyone, My Contacts and Nobody.

Step 7: Tap on the option of your choice and then tap the check mark on the top. A pop message will appear on the screen “You won’t be able to see Last Seen times for people with whom you don’t share your Last Seen time. Approximate last seen will be shown instead (recently, within a week, within a moth).”

Step 7: Tap on OK.

Once you are done with these steps to hide last seen notification time on Telegram. You will also not be see last seen notification for blocked users.

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About the Author: Ranjit Ranjan

More than 15 years of experience in web development projects in countries such as US, UK and India. Blogger by passion and SEO expert by profession.

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