How to Hide Last Seen Status in Telegram on Mobile or PC
How to Hide Last Seen Status in Telegram on Mobile or PC

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Telegram is a popular instant messaging service. It is widely used and has millions of active users worldwide. The service is available for both Android and iOS devices and also be available for desktops.

Sometimes, people want to hide their last seen status in Telegram but they are not able to do so. Hence, we are here to help everyone who is not able to find the settings to hide the last seen status.

So, if you are also one of those who want to disable your last seen status in Telegram on your smartphone or desktop, read the article till the end as we have listed the step-by-step process to do so.

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How to Hide Last Seen Status in Telegram?

Below are the steps to hide your last seen status from your Android or iOS devices. These steps also work for the Web version of Telegram. Follow the mentioned steps.

  • Open Telegram on your device.
  • Go to Settings (on Android, click on three-lines at the top to select Settings).
  • Click on Privacy and Security.
  • Here, you will see Last Seen and Online option, tap on it.
  • Choose Nobody to hide your status from everyone.

Note: If you select Everybody it means your last seen and online status will be visible to everyone on the platform, and if you choose My contacts it means that your status will be only visible to your contacts.

Done, you have successfully hidden the last seen status. Further, you can add a few contacts or groups as exceptions if you want to show your status to them. To do so, click on the Always Share with under the Last Seen & Online section and add the contact to whom you want to show your last seen status.

Hide Last Seen Status from Specific People

You can also hide last seen from some specific people. To do so, you need to add exceptions to disable your last seen status from a group of people or users. Here’s how you can do it on your account.

  • Open Telegram and go to Settings.
  • Click on Privacy and Security and tap on Last Seen and Online.
  • If you have selected Everybody or My Contacts in Who Can see your Last Seen time, then you will see a Never Share with option under the Add exceptions.
  • Click on Never Share with and add the people or groups to the list.
  • After adding, click on the right checkmark to continue.

Done, people you added to the list will not be able to view your last seen status on Telegram. Further, you can remove them from the exception list in the future.


So, these are the ways to disable your last seen status from everyone or from some specific people in Telegram. These steps are similar for both the Telegram app as well as web-version of Telegram.

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Can I hide my online status on Telegram?

Yes, you can hide your online and last-seen status on Telegram. To do so, open Telegram >> Settings >> Privacy and Security >> Last Seen and Online >> Select Nobody to hide status from everyone.

How can I hide my last seen on the Telegram app?

You can hide your status from the Telegram app as well as from the Telegram web version. Open Telegram on your device >> Go to Settings >> Choose Privacy and Security >> Select Last Seen and Online under Privacy section >> Select Nobody to disable from everyone.