How to Read WhatsApp Messages Without Opening the Chat

WhatsApp is the most widely use messaging app around the world. There are times when users don’t want to open the whole app to read their messages. While reading WhatsApp messages by extending notifications in the notification panel is an obvious way to do it but there is more than one way to check messages without open the app.

How to read Messages without Opening the Chat on Smartphones?

Follow These Steps :

  • Go to the home screen and long press on the display by which a menu will pop up on your smartphone screen.
  • Now click on Widgets where you can find lots of shortcuts.
  • Choose shortcuts for WhatsApp.
  • This will bring different WhatApp widgets where you will be require to chose “4×1 WhatsApp” widget.
  • Now press and hold the widget and drop it on any of your home screens.
  • Now that you have added the widget to your home screen then long-press on the widget to expand it.
  • You will be able to read messages without having to open the chat.
  • You can also be able to read all old unread messages as well.

Note : If you click on any of the chats on the widget then chat in the application will open by which the sender will know that you have read the message.

How to Read Messages without Opening the Chat on WhatsApp Web?

Follow These Steps :

If you want to read WhatsApp messages without opening the chat on WhatsApp web in order to avoid telling that other person that the message has been read you need to simply place the cursor on the chat when they receive a message on WhatsApp Web.

Now with this the you will be able to see a floating message.

Note that you won’t have to open the chat for checking the message on the web version but you will only be able to read the latest messages and not the old message.


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