As it always happens the first reaction on the social media is not positive and people are already sharing this information on various platforms and urging their friends not to accept the new terms offered by WhatsApp. Even WhatsApp is allowing you to take a decision, whether to accept this development or not. So if you wish your personal information should remain personal with you and you don’t want WhatsApp to share it with Facebook for whatever reason they feel, then you can surely say NO. Here is how you can do that by using some easy steps given below.
How to Stop WhatsApp from Sharing Your Phone Number with Facebook on Android
Basically, there are two primary ways to stop WhasApp from sharing your number or any data with Facebook.
- When you are asked to agree with the updated terms and conditions just uncheck the box which has appeared just above the AGREE button on your screen.
- If you have agreed to the new terms and conditions you can still change your mind and the decision within next 30 days, so don’t worry.
Here how you can do the necessary changes as mentioned above.
Step #1. Open WhatsApp app on your Android phone.
Step #2. Tap on the “Settings” option on your phone, the place varies according to the model you use.
Step #3. Next, you need to tap on “Account”.
Step #4. Here you will see “Share my account info” option, uncheck the box.
This will stop WhatsApp from sharing your information or phone number any further with Facebook.