How to block someone on WhatsApp

WANT to unblock someone on WhatsApp? It’s very easy when you know how.

When you’re finally ready to mend relations with a WhatsApp contact in exile, here’s what you need to do.

Blocking and unblocking a WhatsApp contact is very simple


Blocking and unblocking a WhatsApp contact is very simpleCredit: WhatsApp

How to block someone on WhatsApp

Here’s what you need to do…

  • 1. Open the WhatsApp chat with the contact you want to block.
  • 2. Then click on the name at the top of the chat.
  • 3. Scroll down and you should see “Block contact”.
  • 4. Click on it and then on “Block”.

Blocking an unknown number is very similar to the process above.

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Click on the chat with the unknown number in the app.

Click “Block” and you should see an option for “Report and Block” as well.

A blocked contact can’t message or call you on WhatsApp.

How to unblock someone on WhatsApp

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Here’s what you need to do…

  • 1. Open WhatsApp
  • 2. Tap More options > Settings
  • 3. Go to Account > Privacy > Blocked Contacts
  • 4. Tap on the contact you want to unblock
  • 5. Then tap Unlock

Unblocking is reversible: you can block a contact again at any time.

Note that a contact will not be notified that you have unblocked or blocked them.

But you may be able to figure it out from various characters in the app.

Always consider whether blocking or unblocking is the best course of action.

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