Know WhatsApp ticks meaning. What do the ticks on WhatsApp mean? What is the meaning of WhatsApp grey tick, WhatsApp double grey tick, WhatsApp blue tick.
This tutorial explains what are those check marks next to WhatsApp messages.
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Check marks or ticks appear next to each WhatsApp message you send. Here is what each ticks indicates:
WhatsApp Single Tick (Grey)
- message successfully sent.
A single tick on WhatsApp message simply means that the message was sent from your mobile but the receiver hasn’t received the WhatsApp message so far. Single grey tick doesn’t mean that the message is delivered nor does it mean that the message is read by the receiver.
WhatsApp Double Tick (Grey)
- message successfully delivered to the recipient’s phone.
Two ticks on WhatsApp message signify that the message was sent from your mobile phone and it was successfully received on the receiver‘s mobile phone.
WhatsApp Double Tick (Blue)
- the recipient has read your message.
Messages sent but not delivered
There may be several reasons why your message has been sent, but not delivered to your chat partner:
- Phone might be off.
- Might be experiencing network connection issues.
- Might have seen the notification on their screen, but did not launch the WhatsAapp.
- Might have blocked you.
How to tell if someone has read your WhatsApp message?
If you see two blue check marks next to your sent WhatsApp message then the recipient has read your message. The blue check marks is also applied for a group chat or broadcast message. In such case, the check marks will turn blue when every participant has read your WhatsApp group or broadcast message.
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New WhatsApp ‘blue ticks’ brings ‘Read Message’ feature and notifies you when your messages are read. This new feature of WhatsApp finally tells you when your messages have been read.
WhatsApp FAQ page says if you see two blue check marks next to your sent message, then the recipient has read your message. In a group chat or broadcast message, the check marks will turn blue when every participant has read your message.
If you do not see two blue check marks next to your sent message, it means that the recipient may not have opened your conversation. It also indicates that the recipient may be using an outdated version of WhatsApp or he may be experiencing connection issues.
You can also long press on a WhatsApp message to access a ‘Message Info‘ screen. The WhatsApp message info shows the times when the message was received, read or accessed.