How to Reply Privately on WhatsApp Group

You can send private messages to group members by privately replying to their messages on the WhatsApp group.

Privately replying to a specific message goes directly to the private chat, not the WhatsApp group.

This guide explains how to reply to a specific message on a WhatsApp group privately.

In this guide, I’ve used Android, iPhone, Desktop, and Web to teach you how.

How to Reply Privately on Whatsapp Group Using Android

Here’s how to privately reply to a specific message on a WhatsApp group:

Open WhatsApp on your mobile device.

Tap on the “Chats” tab at the top.

Open the group chat.

Tap and hold the message you want to reply to privately.

Tap on the three vertical dots in the top-right corner of the group chat screen.

Tap “Reply privately” from the options that appear.

Type your answer into the compose box and tap the paper airplane icon right next to your response.

How to Reply Privately on Whatsapp Group Using iPhone

Here are the steps for iPhone users to privately reply to a specific message on a WhatsApp group:

Open WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Tap the “Chats” tab at the bottom.

Open the group chat.

Tap and hold the message you want to reply to privately.

Tap “More” from the options that appear.

Tap “Reply Privately” in the pop that appears.

Type your answer into the compose box and tap the paper airplane icon right next to your answer.

How to Send Private Messages in Whatsapp Group Using Desktop

Here are the steps for both desktop and web to send private messages in WhatsApp groups:

Open WhatsApp on your computer or go to the WhatsApp web app.

Select the group from the left sidebar.

Hover over the message you want to reply to privately.

Click the drop-down icon and choose “Reply privately” from the options.

Type your message into the compose box and tap the paper airplane icon right next to your message.