How to Stop your iPhone WhatsApp from Sharing Your Details with Facebook

Guide on how to stop your iPhone WhatsApp from sharing your details with Facebook.

Whatapp is the most downloaded social communication mobile app. Ever since Facebook acquisition in 2014 for a price of 19 billion dollars, there wasn’t any move for the social networking giant to take advantage of it until today. WhatsApp is now rolling out a new update for which it’s asking to compulsorily agree with new terms and privacy policies.WhatsApp on iPhone

This is for the first time in four years that WhatsApp has updated its terms and privacy policies. With this policy, Facebook will get access to your activity on WhatsApp and your data will be used to serve targeted ads.

For many people, it might be disturbing because chances that any hacker can get through the Facebook security to get this data stolen. So, is there a way to stop Facebook from accessing your WhatsApp data? Yes, we can do that. Here are the two methods to do it –

Method 1

When you see this notification, you should be smart enough to say no first up. You will just have to uncheck the option which says “Share my WhatsApp account information with Facebook to improve my Facebook ads and product experiences. Your Chats and Phone number will not be shared on to Facebook regardless of this settings.”


If you have selected Agree here, then you will have to follow the step mentioned below –

Method 2

  • Open WhatsApp and tap on Settings.

  • Then go to Account.
  • Find Share my account info option.
  • Now Uncheck share my account info.
  • Once you do that, you will have something like this –

That will stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook.

This post was last modified on June 22, 2022 5:27 PM

Preethi Khetani: Preethi Khetani is a well known women Blogger from India. Apart from her contribution here, she writes for and Advices Academy as well.