Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web

Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web

Hides your messages until you hover over them.

  • Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web
  • Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web
What is Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web?
'Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web' is a unique Edge add-on dedicated to enhancing your privacy when using WhatsApp on the web. The tool automatically blurs your chat messages as well as other specific content based on your preference, only uncovering them when you place your cursor over them. It offers several customization options and enables you to blur all messages in the current chat, message previews, media previews, and all profile pictures. This add-on places user security and data privacy at its forefront, by not collecting any information about you or your messages.
Stats
By: WAPlus
Users: 48,509
Rating: 2.60 (65)
Version: 1.0.0 (Last updated: 2022-04-02)
Creation date: 2022-04-02
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • https://web.whatsapp.com/
Size: 26.43K
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Summary

Hides your messages until you hover over them. To increase privacy in public spaces this extension blurs your messages as well as other content and only reveals one when you hover over it with your mouse cursor. Additionally, you can quickly toggle all effects by using a keyboard shortcut or by clicking the toggle button in the extension menu.

It adapts to your needs by letting you decide which elements you want to blur. Most important options:

  • All messages in chat: Blurs all messages in the current chat.
  • Last messages preview: Blurs all message previews on the left.
  • Media preview: Blurs all images, videos, stickers, ... in separation from the text.
  • Profile pictures: Blurs all profile pictures.

Quick Toggle: Use the keyboard shortcut to quickly toggle the extension on or off (Default: Alt+X). To change this navigate to: "chrome://extensions/shortcuts"


This extension does not collect information about you or your messages. We only communicate with our server to display information about problems or updates. Visit the privacy policy to learn more. The code is open source so you can independently verify this claim by visiting our linked homepage.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
    Cons
    • Doesn't work at all
    • Not working
    • Only blur media
    • Asks for update and then doesn't update
    Most mentioned
    • Doesn't work
    • Microsoft Edge compatibility issues
    • Needs fixing
    • Blur media only
    Recent reviews
    not working as intended advertised
    by Muhammad, 2024-01-23

    Doesnt work at new microsoft edge (windows 11)
    by Muhammad, 2023-11-07

    not working as intended advertised
    by Muhammad, 2024-01-23
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    Safety
    Risk impact

    Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

    Risk likelihood

    Privacy Extension For WhatsApp Web has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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