Want to hide a specific person’s or group’s chat from your WhatsApp chat window but don’t really want to delete it?

Maybe, you don’t want to receive their notifications anymore or see them on your WhatsApp chat window.

Luckily, WhatsApp allows users to hide a person’s or group’s chat from their chat window without requiring the users to delete any conversations.

That’s what the Archive chat feature on WhatsApp is all about.

By archiving a person’s or group’s chat, you can easily hide it from your WhatsApp chat window – which means you’ll not receive the notifications anymore and at the same time, won’t see these chats in front of your chat window.

And since you’re reading this blog post, we’re assuming that you archived a chat or group in the past yet don’t really know how to bring it back again. Or maybe you want to archive a chat or group but want to 100% confirm that you’ll be able to bring them back.

Don’t worry – whatever state you’re in, I’d love to show you how to both archive and unarchive WhatsApp Chats & Groups.

Throughout this blog post, we’ll be covering:

Let’s dive straight into them.

How to Archive WhatsApp Chats & Groups in 2022?

Archiving chats on WhatsApp is easy-peasy. We’ll not only look at how to archive a person’s WhatsApp chat but we’ll also learn how to archive WhatsApp group chat:

How to Archive WhatsApp Chats in 2022?

For this blog post, I changed my friend’s contact name to Technometer.

Follow these exact steps to learn how to archive WhatsApp chats:

How to Archive WhatsApp Chats in 2022

Launch your WhatsApp Application.

For the person’s chat you want to archive, tap on and hold his/her name.

Now, in the top right corner, you will be able to see the “Archive” icon.

Tap on it.

As soon as you do, you’ll see the message “Chat Archived” at the bottom of your screen. This means you have archived the person’s WhatsApp chat.

Congratulations! You have archived the person’s WhatsApp chat successfully.

Now, let’s learn how to archive groups on WhatsApp.

How to Archive WhatsApp Groups in 2022?

For this blog post, I will be archiving a group named “Testing.”

Follow these exact steps to learn how to archive WhatsApp groups:

How to Archive WhatsApp Groups in 2022?

Launch WhatsApp.

Tap on and hold the name of the group that you want to archive.

And just like we archived the person’s chat in the above section, we’ll do it for the WhatsApp group. You need to tap on the Archive icon – which you’ll find in the top right corner – on the left of three vertical dotted line.

And as soon as you archive the group, you’ll see the “Chat Archived” message. This means you have archived the WhatsApp group.

Now, if you have already archived a chat or a group yet don’t really know how to unarchive it, allow me to help you out.

How to Unarchive WhatsApp Chats & Groups in 2022?

Archived a WhatsApp chat or group chat already?

In this section, we’ll look at how you can unarchive WhatsApp chats and groups:

How to Unarchive WhatsApp Chats in 2022?

Want to know how to unarchive a person’s chat on WhatsApp?

Follow these exact steps to know how to do so:

Launch WhatsApp.

If you have archived a person’s chat, you’ll see “Archived” text along with its icon at the top of your WhatsApp chat window.

Click on “Archived.”

As you click on it, you’ll see every person’s or group’s chat you have archived up until now.

Now, from here, we’ll archive Technometer.

Tap and hold “Technometer.”

In the top-right corner, on the left of three-dotted vertical line, you’ll see the Unarchive icon.

Tap on it to unarchive Technometer.

Easy-Peasy!

How to Unarchive WhatsApp Groups in 2022?

Want to learn how to unarchive a group chat on WhatsApp?

Follow these exact steps as explained:

How to Unarchive WhatsApp Groups

Launch your WhatsApp application.

If you have archived a group, you’ll be able to see “Archived” text along with the respective icon at the top of your WhatsApp chat window.

Click on “Archived.”

As soon as you do, you will see all group chats you have archived.

Let’s unarchive the “Testing” group chat.

Tap on and hold the group you’d like to unarchive.

Now, in the top-right corner, on the left of vertical three-dotted line, you’ll see the Unarchive icon.

Tap on it to unarchive the WhatsApp group.

Conclusion

And that’s how you can archive and unarchive WhatsApp chats and groups in 2022.

It’s really simple but if you are not a hardcore WhatsApp user, you may not have been aware of how to do so.

I hope I was able to help you out.

And if I missed something, feel free to leave your comment and let me know.

Thank You for Reading! Always remember – you’re amazing!

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Reference:

WhatsApp Support – https://faq.whatsapp.com