August 12, 2022
How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your details with Facebook


WhatsApp will soon start sharing some of your data with Facebook. This will allow Facebook to show you more targeted ads. You won’t see ads on WhatsApp, but you can definitely start seeing Facebook friend suggestions and ads based on your data from WhatsApp. If this makes you uncomfortable and you don’t want Facebook to see your WhatsApp data, you will need to manually disable the setting on the messaging app. Here’s how to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook.

,See also: WhatsApp’s New User Terms Hint It’s Finally Ready To Make Some Money)

Don’t agree to the updated WhatsApp Terms of Service
WhatsApp will notify you of changes to its Terms of Service. When you open the app, you’ll see a page that says this, and asks you to tap Agree. If you’re on this screen, follow these steps:

  1. tap Reading
  2. uncheck share my whatsapp account info on facebook

Another way to stop WhatsApp from sharing your details with Facebook
If you’ve already tapped Agree, or did so without reading it, you can still prevent WhatsApp from sharing your details with Facebook by following these steps:

If you are on iPhone:

  1. tap Adjustment , account,
  2. uncheck share my account info,

These steps will work on Android:

  1. tap Three point icon at the top-right.
  2. tap Adjustment , account,
  3. uncheck share my account info,

This will prevent WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook. If you haven’t seen the update Terms of Service page, or don’t see it in the Settings app mentioned above, these changes haven’t been rolled out to your device yet. They’ll appear soon, so be sure to keep these steps in mind.

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