How to Delete WhatsApp Status on Android and iPhone

It’s good to delete your WhatsApp status when you accidentally add a video or photo to your WhatsApp status.

This guide explains how to delete WhatsApp statuses on your iPhone and Android phone.

Note: Deleting WhatsApp status is permanent, once deleted you can’t get it back. One more thing is that you can’t delete your group on a desktop app or web app.

How to Delete WhatsApp Status on Android

You can delete your WhatsApp status on your Android phone in three methods. All the methods are mentioned below:

Method #1

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app on your Android phone.

Tap on the “Status” tab at the top.

Tap the three horizontal dots right next to My status.

Tap the three vertical dots next to the status you want to delete.

Tap “Delete” from the drop-down menu.

Tap “Delete” in the popup that appears.

Method #2

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app on your Android phone.

Tap on the “Status” tab at the top.

Tap the three horizontal dots right next to My status.

Tap and hold the status you want to delete. You can delete multiple groups by selecting them.

Tap on the delete icon at the top.

Tap “Delete” to confirm the deletion.

Method #3

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app on your Android phone.

Tap on the “Status” tab at the top.

Tap the three horizontal dots right next to My status.

Tap on the status you want to delete.

Tap the eye icon below your video or photo.

Tap on the delete icon.

Tap “Delete” to confirm the deletion.

How to Delete WhatsApp Status on iPhone

Here are two easy methods to delete WhatsApp status on iPhone:

Method #1

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app on your iPhone.

Tap on “Status” in the lower-left corner.

Tap on “My Status.”

Tap the three horizontal dots next to the status you want to delete.

Tap “Delete” from the drop-down menu.

Tap “Delete 1 Status Update” to confirm the deletion.

Method #2

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app on your iPhone.

Tap on “Status” in the lower-left corner.

Tap on “My Status.”

Tap “Edit” in the top-right corner.

Select the status you want to delete.

Tap “Delete” in the lower-right corner.

Tap “Delete [selected number] Status Updates” to confirm the deletion.

So in this way, you can delete your WhatsApp status on an Android and iPhone.