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In a group chat, both tick marks turn blue only when every participant of the group chat has opened the message. This lets you peruse your WhatsApp messages to your heart's content, while the sender is left none the wiser. Much to the chagrin of its users, WhatsApp quietly introduced read receipts letting people see exactly when a message is read, not just delivered earlier this month.
This quick trick will let you snub your friends on WhatsApp without them even knowing.
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This won't disable the read receipts for group chats or play receipts for voice messages.
WhatsApp typically releases updates first via its website, and then rolls out the update for Android's Google Play store, followed by updates for other platforms, so the update will be available for all devices soon. But if you have a friend, or an acquaintance, who has turned off the Blue Tick aka Read Receipt feature and that is something that bugs you a lot, there is a way for you to find out whether your messages are getting read or not. Tap and hold your sent message.
WhatsApp launched the Read Receipt feature in 2014.
If you don't see two blue check marks next to your sent message, there could be several reasons:. You can take advantage of this and get read receipts even if the other contact has disabled them.
On hovering over the message, a downward arrow will appear at the top right of the message.