Step by step to know who is online without entering their profile

The web version of the instant messaging application has some tricks that many are unaware of.

The status of your contacts is part of the interests of many users on WhatsApp who want to start a conversation within the platform.

That is why the application owned by Facebook has available a mechanism to identify if a user is available or not and that is the status of « Online ».

However, to discover it, it is necessary to enter each person’s chat, unlike other platforms that from a broader perspective you can identify which is available and who is not.

Next you will know a little trick in WhatsApp Web to identify those users who are « Online » without entering their profile.

WhatsApp Web

For this trick, what you should do is install the WA Web Plus for WhatsApp extension through the Chrome Web Store.

With the help of this tool you will be able to see a green circle that surrounds the photo of all the contacts that are online at that moment.

This extension you can also:

Hide all recent chat messages.
Hide all contact names.
Hide all contact images.
Hide the current chat window.
One click send thump up emoji (Like).
Start the chat with any phone number that is not in your contact list.
Night mode.


The risk of this extension is that it is part of the functions developed by WhatsApp Plus, a platform that WhatsApp is strictly prohibited from.

In its blog, WhatsApp warns: « unsupported applications, such as WhatsApp Plus, GB WhatsApp, or those that claim to be able to move your WhatsApp chats from one phone to another, are altered versions of WhatsApp. These unofficial applications are developed by third parties and violate our Terms of Service. WhatsApp does not endorse the use of these third-party applications because it is not possible to validate their security practices. « 

Therefore, downloading this extension will be at your risk.