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Whatsapp Sharing Number with Facebook: How to Stop Whatsapp from Sharing Your Mobile Data with Facebook

Whatsapp Sharing Number with Facebook: How to Stop Whatsapp from Sharing Your Mobile Data with Facebook.

Few hours ago, Whatsapp tweak their privacy policy terms to allow them share your mobile phone number with facebook for advertisement purpose and it has already started. Doing this will make them serve you more targeted ads on Facebook. But here is how to stop whatsapp sharing number with facebook. whatsapp sharing number with facebook

Stop Whatsapp From Sharing Your Number With Facebook.

I first sight this news on Reddit, then this morning i received a Terms and Privacy Policy notification from whatsapp when i opened it. I have the option to Agree or disagree with their terms of service, but i realized most people couldn’t see the option to decline. There are two different method to stop whatsapp sharing number with facebook.

Method 1: Do not Agree To the New Whatsapp Terms and Privacy Policy.

I was able to disagree to the new whatsapp terms using this method.

  • Once you receive the notification, look at the bottom-right corner and tap on the arrow like button facing Up.
  • Whatsapp Terms and Privacy Policy will load up and you will have a check box at the bottom of the page. Uncheck the box and tap on the Agree button.
  • You have just prevent whatsapp sharing number with facebook.

Method 2: Use Account Settings.

This method is for those that have already agree to the whatsapp terms and privacy policy. Just navigate to your whatsapp app.

  • Go to Settings >> Account and Uncheck Share my account info.
  • Note that you have only 30 days to opt out of this new whatsapp terms.

That’s all on how to stop whatsapp from sharing your user data including your phone number with Facebook system. Kindly share this tutorial using the social sharing buttons below.

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Updated: August 27, 2016 — 10:13 am

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  1. Hi! Naijnaira. Thanks for the info. Some of relatives and friends ignored the notification. Some even did not received the notification from Whatsapp. Since the 30 days are over. What can they do not to share their whatsapp with Facebook Personal?
    Thanks

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