What happens when you hide contacts?

When a contact is hidden, it will no longer be visible in the Contacts app and will not appear in any of your email or text messages. The contact will still be stored on your phone, and you can still call or text them by entering their name into the Phone or Messages app.

Can I hide contacts on my phone?

Hide a contact On your Android phone or tablet, open the Hangouts app . Tap New Conversation. Find the person you want to hide. Touch & hold their name, then tap Hide contact.

Why does WhatsApp need access to my contacts?

Although WhatsApp uses telephone numbers as contacts, calls and messages actually use your data connection; therefore both parties to the conversation must have Internet access on their mobile devices.

Can you hide a contact?

If you are using Google Contacts on a standard Android device, you can’t hide contacts in the Google Contacts app, but you can hide contacts from the Google Contacts website. Ensure you are signed in to the correct Google account.

What does contact hidden mean?

Hide/unhide contacts. Sometimes you want to hide a contact so that it does not appear in Contacts or in your Social Networking widget but is still saved on your phone for when you want it. To hide a contact: Touch and then touch the contact to open it.

What does content Hidden mean on phone?

The “Hide sensitive content” option means some notifications will show up with a “Content hidden” message, as shown below. You’ll find that the content of messages will be hidden, and with some apps the name and image of the sender is hidden too.

How do I view hidden contacts in read only?

To unhide contacts: Touch . Press > Hide/show > All hidden contacts….To hide a contact:

  1. Touch and then touch the contact to open it.
  2. Press > Edit.
  3. Scroll down to Additional info and touch the arrow to expand the section.
  4. Check the Hide in contacts list and Hide social activity boxes.

Can you make your WhatsApp number private?

Unfortunately, there is no way to hide your phone number on WhatsApp. The app requires your valid phone number to let you login into the service.

Can I make my WhatsApp private?

On an Android phone: Go to WhatsApp > Menu (the three dots on the upper right corner) > Settings > Account > Privacy > Last Seen. Next, choose “Everyone,” “My Contacts,” or “Nobody.”

How do you make contacts private?

Tap Contacts. Use the toggle on the right to deny access to Contacts for any apps that do not require permission to function….Here’s how to audit your contact list permissions on Android:

  1. Go to Settings and search for “permission”
  2. Tap a Permission Manager result then launch Permission Manager.
  3. Tap the Contacts permission.

Can you have secret contacts on iPhone?

Open your contacts, and tap “Groups”. Now tap “Hide All Contacts”. Now tap only the group or groups you want to show.

What does it mean to hide contacts without numbers?

To hide the contacts open the stock contact app on your Android and navigate to Settings. In the settings menu simply check the option Only with phone number and save the settings. That’s all, the contacts which do not have a phone number will be hidden from the contact list and search results.