How to Stop WhatsApp From Sharing Data With Facebook

Prevent WhatsApp Account Info - Stop WhatsApp from Sharing Your Data with Facebook - With more than 1,000 million active users across the world, WhatsApp is by far the most popular messaging app.

Since being acquired by Facebook and for first time in 4 years, WhatsApp changing its terms and conditions. This is the most (worst) significant change.

The part of this update includes WhatsApp sharing your account information with Facebook.This will allow Facebook to run analytics on user activity and send you friend requests for people you talk in this application.

Stop WhatsApp Sharing Your Info To Facebook

How to Stop WhatsApp From Sharing Data With Facebook

Although the WhatsApp messages and images are end-to-end encrypted, meaning that the app cannot read them, it does have data including phone numbers and your phones information.

So if you concern about a privacy and security, you can stop it! There are two ways to stop the data-sharing.Okay, let’s get it done quickly!

#1 Stop WhatsApp Data Sharing

The first method has to be done before you accept the messaging app's new terms of service. Select the smaller Read More, then simply unchecked the box that reads "Share my WhatsApp account information with Facebook..."

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That's it! If you have accepted the new WhatApp terms, then scroll down a bit to the second way.

#2 Stop WhatsApp Data Sharing

The second method is for those who have already accepted those new terms. You can still easily remove yourself from the whole situation :

STEP 1
Open WhatsApp that installed on your phone

STEP 2
Head to the Settings menu

STEP 3
Slide to the Account tab

STEP 4
Remove the checklist "Share my account info"

STEP 5
A pop-up message will appear as shown :

Stop share my WhatsApp account information with Facebook

Just tap Don't Share button.

Now your account information and app usage won't be shared with Facebook anymore. Feel free to tell us if you have additional or maybe suggestions you would like to share with us. Have a nice day!
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