How to Turn Off Read Receipts on iPhone (Two Methods)


since the establishment of AppleOf course, the focus was on the privacy factor of all of its devices. iPhones, which are said to be the most practical devices in terms of privacy, offer a number of privacy-focused features. In addition to other features that make your iPhone safe and free of any phishing, Apple also offers simple privacy features that you might want to turn on right away.

We are talking here about iMessage and its read receipts feature. If you don’t want anyone in your contacts to spy on you and see if you’ve read all their messages, you can disable the read receipt feature.

Whether you have the latest Apple iPhone 13 or any other older model in the past few years, you can use this feature of iMessage to step up your privacy game. In this story, we will show you how you can turn off read receipts on your iPhone.

How to Turn Off Read Receipts on Your iPhone

step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone and scroll down until you find the Messages app.

step 2: Tap on Messages app.

step 3: Scroll down and find the option that says “Send read receipts” and tap (uncheck) it to turn it off.

Now, no one in your contact list will be able to see whether you’ve read their message, in other words, won’t show read receipts.

How to turn off read receipt for individual contacts

step 1: Open a contact in your Messages app for whom you want to turn off read receipts.

step 2: Tap on the contact’s name at the top.

step 3: Tap on Send read receipts to uncheck it.

That way only the read receipts for this particular contact will be hidden.

This is how you can easily turn off read receipts in the Messages app on your iPhone and save yourself.

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