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(2022) How to Hide Profile Picture on WhatsApp from Some Contacts

Written by Thirumalraj

By default, anyone can see your WhatsApp profile picture.

In this post, you’ll see the steps to show your profile picture to your WhatsApp contacts, but a few of them, or hide it from everyone on WhatsApp.

I use the app (Android and iPhone), Desktop, and Web. Let’s begin.

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How to Hide WhatsApp Profile Picture from Specific Contacts (iPhone)

Here are the steps:

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app.

Hit the Settings tab at the bottom.

Select Account > Privacy. Hit Profile Photo between Last Seen and About.

You will see these four options:

  • Everyone – Anyone can see your profile photo.
  • My Contacts – Only your contacts can see your profile picture.
  • My Contacts Except – Only your contacts except those you’ve chosen can see your display picture.
  • Nobody – No one can see it.

Choose any of the three last-mentioned options as per your wish.

Here, I’m choosing the My Contacts Except. In this case, you can see the WhatsApp contacts list, and you need to select the contacts you don’t want to view your profile picture.

You can use the search available here if you wish. The Select All at the bottom right is for selecting all of them. The Deselect All will deselect all the chosen ones.

Once done with the selection, hit Done at the top right.

That’s all.

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How to Hide WhatsApp Profile Picture from Selected Contacts (Android Phone)

Here are the steps:

Launch the WhatsApp app.

Hit the three vertical dots in the top right—hit Settings.

Select Account > Privacy.

Hit the “Profile photo,” and you will see these four options:

  • Everyone – means anyone can view your profile photo.
  • My contacts – means that only your contacts can view your display picture.
  • My contacts except – only your contacts except those you’ve chosen can view your profile picture.
  • Nobody – means that people can’t view it.

Choose any of the three last-mentioned options as per your wish.

Here, I’m choosing “My contacts except.” In this case, you need to select the contacts you don’t want to view your profile picture.

You can use the search available here if you wish. The Select All at the top right is for selecting all of them. If all of them are chosen, the same icon will deselect all of them.

Once done with the selection, hit Tick at the bottom right.

That’s all.

See: How to Fix WhatsApp Camera Zoomed-In

Hide Profile Picture from Someone on WhatsApp Web or Desktop

Here are the steps:

Open WhatsApp Web or Desktop app.

Hit the three vertical dots (if you’re on the Web) or three horizontal dots (if you’re on the Desktop app) on the top of the left sidebar.

Select Settings > Privacy > Profile photo.

You will look at these four options:

  • Everyone – means anyone can see your profile photo.
  • My contacts – means that only your contacts can see your profile picture.
  • My contacts except – only your contacts except those you’ve selected can see your display picture.
  • Nobody – means that no one can see it.

Choose any of the three last-mentioned options as per your wish.

Here I’m choosing the third one. Choose the contacts you want in the popup and hit the Tick icon.

That’s all.

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Here are some questions and their answers:

How to Hide or Change Others Profile Picture on WhatsApp? WhatsApp doesn’t have an option to do that.

Can I See Someone’s Profile Picture on WhatsApp If They Blocked Me? No, WhatsApp doesn’t let you do that.

Can the Members of the WhatsApp Group, of which I’m a Member, See My DP?

It depends on your profile picture privacy settings. For instance: If you choose Nobody, no one can see it.

How to Hide My Profile Photo on WhatsApp Group?

Choose Nobody in the above steps if you don’t want any group member to see it. If you want to let group members who are your contacts see your DP, choose My Contacts.

How to Show WhatsApp Profile Picture to Only One Person?

In the above steps, choose the My Contacts Except option and select all your contacts except the one for whom you want to show the DP.

If I Delete a Contact, Can They See My DP?

It depends on your profile picture privacy setting. If you choose Everybody, that contact can still see it. If you select My Contacts, they can’t view it.

That’s it.

Thanks for reading.

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