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Turn Off Read Receipts for All Chats

  1. Go to Settings and Privacy.
  2. Scroll down to Messages and Story Replies.
  3. Toggle Show Read Receipts off.

Turn Off Read Receipts for Specific Chats

  1. Open the DM you want to edit.
  2. Tap the recipient’s name and go to Privacy & Safety.
  3. Toggle Read Receipts

Why You Might Want to Hide Read Receipts

  • Avoid pressure to respond immediately.
  • Prevent others from knowing when you’ve seen their messages.
  • Be more discreet in certain conversations.