How Can I Turn Off WhatsApp End to End Encryption

As per one of the blog post from Forbes has mentioned that Telegram was the only instant messaging app offered end to end encryption. Later WhatsApp joined the queue. A research study and report submitted by The Guardian highlighted that WhatsApp still allows snooping on encrypted messages.

What is End to End Encryption (E2EE)?

First, let us try to understand what is E2EE technology. It is a security measure where no one else can read the messages exchanged between two users. The messages sent from one person will be encrypted and decrypted on the other end.

A validation check is done while decrypting on the other end. When someone tries to spy or loot the secret conversation, they will not be able to read the exact text sent or received.

This Wikipedia link will give you a detailed insight

Is Whatsapp End to End Encrypted?

Yes. WhatsApp is secured with E2EE technology. I have shared the official security link from WhatsApp. The security measure was developed by the collaboration between WhatsApp and Open Whisper Systems.

Watch the video below to understand the technology launched by WhatsApp:

If you have found a way, work around or ideas on how to remove end to end encryption in WhatsApp, you can enter them as your comments below.

Amudhakumar is a passionate blogger and writes for He graduated from Sainik school and holds a Bachler's Degree in computer science. Holds 6 years of experience in leading MNC's like Accenture, CSS Corp, and Amazon India.

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  5. Bill

    I don’t want encryption. I want it off my phone. This is as bad as Verizon forcing updates on the io systems.

    1. Hi Bill, I understand that you do not need encryption. The only option I learned on how to remove encryption is to download whatsapp messenger apk which is old version of WhatsApp and install it on your mobile. Do not update the whatsapp apk file. It will ensure that your messages are not encrypted.

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    How to disable the encryption ?

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  8. vm

    How can i end to end encryption desable in whats app

    1. The only option to disable end to end encryption in WhatsApp is to download and install older version of WhatsApp and never update the app again in future.

  9. kaddyjatou

    I want to disable whatsapp end to end encryption.

  10. Htriple22

    but sir when am download and intsalll old vs then he not accepted showing to date and time to set but when m set old date then he showing yournetworkk not work so can u help me what can i do ? plz help me rply iff you have other id ea.s so tell me plz how disable encryption

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