Here’s How to Set Empty or Blank WhatsApp Status
WhatsApp is the best and easy to use social media app. There are more than 1 billion WA users, most of them wanna set an empty or blank Whatsapp status. Well, that is where blank characters trick can help. Thus we don’t have any of these special characters in the app. Because by default, there is no official way to keep your WA status empty. You cant edit and remove everything from your about section in the app. But there is a trick available you can follow to do this. The invisible character looks perfect and you can surprise your friends, believe me, they will.
In this guide, I am gonna show how to put an empty status as the current one on the Whatsapp application. This is for both Android and iOS users. The only thing is, the below helpful screenshots are from the latest WA Messenger. So you need to update your application first then follow the steps mentioned below. Moreover, the blank status, name, and empty characters are available to download below.
The old tricks are not working anymore, especially the Unicode characters. However, the below trick is very people but you don’t know about it yet, that is why you are here. After reading this article you will be able to do so. However, you need to copy these special characters within your notes app and keep these with you. Then you can use these in the future and you may then don’t need to search for such blank characters again and again. You are welcome, it’s my bonus tip for you. Read also How to Link Your WhatsApp to Facebook Page.
Remember thousands of people may suggest you using a third application for setting a blank and empty status on Whatsapp. But you can simply avoid those apps and you should. Because keeping your privacy in mind those apps can expose your privacy somewhere at some point. However, for blank Whatsapp status, you only need two characters that are it. Let me show you the procedure:
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How to Set Blank WhatsApp Status
You can use both Android and iOS, iPhone, or iPad devices to set an empty WA status. The trick is working on all devices including Windows phones. however, it is suggested to update your application to its latest version from Play Store or App Store. Now follow these steps:
- Open Whatsapp.
- Tap the three-dotted button at the top right and select Settings.
- Now tap your profile name or picture.
- Tap the edit (pencil icon) next to About.
- In the About page tap the Edit option next to “Currently set to”.
- Copy and paste these ⇨ ຸ characters/symbols there, then remove the arrow symbol only and tap Save.
Once your status has been saved, then you and others can see it as empty or blank only. For your information these are two different symbols, one is “Arrow” and the other is “Comma” but a special one. These are unsupported on devices by default how copy-paste can help you put them. However, don’t forget to remove everything from the current put the above as your status. That is it you are good to go. Here is a video guide for your ease.
How to Set Empty or Blank WhatsApp Story Status
If you don’t put something in your Whatsapp story then you can’t post and update it. However, there is an alternative way to set a blank WA story status with ease. Actually, it’s a trick, you need blank space characters to do so. Don’t worry I am gonna provide you that in the below steps. Here is how to set it:
- Copy the “empty” space character between two stars *⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀*.
- Now open the WhatsApp app and tap the STATUS tab.
- Tap the Pencil Edit option to create a new status.
- Paste the “empty” space character you have copied in step 1.
- In the last step, tap the Send option and done.
That is how easily you can add or set an empty WA status using your android and iPhone device. You can keep it as long as you live. but before doing so don’t forget to update your application first.
Alternative Method to Set Blank WhatsApp Status and Story
Here I am gonna show you the alternative method to do so. This is just in case none of the above methods works for you. Then you can follow this procedure to do so.
Get in the Google Play Store then download and install the Empty Text – Send Blank messages app. I don’t if it is available for iPhone in the App Store or not. But you can try to find it in the App Store too. Please follow the below steps:
However, once the app is installed then add any number of characters e.g 30, 50, or 1000 depends on how long you want it to then tap Generate. Now tap the Send button at the bottom right and you will see the copy option. Tap the copy option and your empty message is now copied to your clipboard. You can go ahead and paste it as your WA story or status, it should work perfectly fine.
Can You Send a Blank Message on WhatsApp?
The short answer Yes, you can send an empty message to anyone on your WhatsApp application using an Android or iPhone. The only you need is the blank space character or symbol. In the above section “Alternative Method” I have given a link to an app called Empty Text – Send Blank messages. It is available for Android, for iOS I don’t know. You need to install the app then follow these steps:
Open the “Empty Text – Send Blank messages” app. Enter a number such as 10, 20, or 500 depending on how long you wanna the blank message to be, then tap on the Send red button in the bottom right corner of the app. You will see the Copy option once you tap the Send button, tap it and you have copied the blank message to your clipboard. Now open your Whatsapp app and go to the conversation you wanna the empty message. Paste the characters there and hit the Send button, you will send an empty or blank message. Read also How to Increase Your WhatsApp Group Limit to 10K.
Can You Type a Blank Message on WhatsApp?
You actually cannot type a blank message on WA. Because WA doesn’t allow anyone to do so. However, the app cannot stop you from pasting such characters and symbols over there. For that ten third-party apps available in the Play Store and App Store. As Blank Message (for WhatsApp) app is a great one, ready to use and working application. I have tested it and it works for me perfectly fine.
These also let you send such types of messages to anyone, also those in your save number list. For your information, you don’t need to save a number to your list on WA then send then message. All you have to do is type in the number copy the empty message and send it right away.