How to block someone on Whatsapp?

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular free messaging app, which you can download for free on your device, whether you are an Android user or an iOS user. Over the years, Whatsapp has become an integral part of our life. WhatsApp helps all people to stay connected with each other.

By using Whatsapp you can make a video call with your families or friends in a group. Nowadays Whatsapp is more enhanced you can also manage your business by using the Whatsapp business app. Your private chat is more secure with end-to-end encryption. But sometimes you face an unwanted message from unwanted contact or others that the main problem is. Then what you do. So, we have a solution to stop that type of suspicious person, just block the user. When you block someone he or she can’t send you a message or make a call.

Don’t worry about this topic, we will cover all the points about how to block someone on Whatsapp or if you want how to unblock someone and what happens when you block someone on Whatsapp. It doesn’t matter if you are an Android user or an iOS user, we can discuss both devices. So, stay with us and let’s move on to our topic.

How to block someone on Whatsapp in Android?

The steps are very simple just follow the below points step by step and block an unwanted person on Whatsapp:

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on “Three Dots” on the upper corner side of the screen.
  • The side menu appears, then tap on the “Settings” option.
  • On the setting page, tap on the “Account” option.
  • Then tap on the first “Privacy” option and,
  • Scroll down and on the second last “Blocked Contacts” option tap on it.
  • Now here you see your all blocked contacts to add someone,
  • Tap the “Add” icon on the upper right side of the screen,
  • And then choose the person whom you want to block,
  • And that is, the person is blocked.

There is an alternate or instant way to block someone on Whatsapp. But this will work when the person is showing on your chats list. You can block the person directly.

How to block someone on Whatsapp in Android immediately?

To block the person directly via chats then follow the below points:

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on the person on the chat you want to block and then,
  • Tap on “Three Dots” on the upper corner side of the screen.
  • And then tap on “Block Name”.
  • And done the user is blocked.

How to block someone on Whatsapp in iOS?

The steps are very simple just follow the below points step by step and block unwanted people on Whatsapp on iOS:

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on the “Settings” icon on the bottom right side of the corner,
  • Tap on the “Account” option on the settings page.
  • Click on the “Privacy” option and then,
  • Tap on “Blocked”, here you see your all blocked persons add a person,
  • Tap on “Add New” and,
  • Choose the person,
  • Then tap on the person you want to block and done.

How to block someone on Whatsapp in iOS immediately?

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on the person on chats tab, you want to block,
  • Tap on the person name or number on the top centre bar and then,
  • Scroll down, hit second last “Block Contact” option,
  • Tap on it, and the user will be blocked immediately.

How to unblock someone on Whatsapp in Android?

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on “Three Dots” on the upper corner side of the screen.
  • The Side menu appears, then tap on the “Settings” option.
  • On the setting page, tap on the “Account” option.
  • Then tap on the first “Privacy” option and,
  • Scroll down and on the second last “Blocked Contacts” option tap on it.
  • Now here you see your all blocked contacts,
  • Tap on the person you want to unblock and then,
  • Tap “Unblock” (Person name),
  • And done.

How to unblock someone on Whatsapp in iOS?

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on the “Settings” icon on the bottom right side of the corner,
  • Tap on the “Account” option on the settings page.
  • Click on the “Privacy” option and then,
  • Tap on “Blocked”, here you see your all blocked persons,
  • Now tap on the contact name whom you want to unblock,
  • And then “Unblock” (Person name).

How to block someone on Whatsapp in KaiOS?

You can use Whatsapp on your jio phone or jio phone 2 because Whatsapp is now supported on KaiOS +2.5.1, or including jio phone or jio phone 2.

If you are using Whatsapp on your KaiOS or jio phone device and want to block someone then follow the steps down below:

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on “Options” and then “Settings”,
  • And then Account.
  • Click on “Blocked” and then tap on “Add New”.
  • Select the user you want to block and then tap on “Block”.

How to unblock someone on Whatsapp in KaiOS?

  • Open your Whatsapp,
  • Tap on “Options” and then “Settings”,
  • And then Account.
  • Click on “Blocked” and then select the user you want to unblock and then tap on it,
  • Tap on “Unblock (Name)”, and done.

How to block someone on Whatsapp group?

The power to block someone on a group is for the admin. Only he or she can block someone but you can also do it by using the alternate way. Follow the steps to block someone on Whatsapp group:

Open your Whatsapp,

And then open your group chat by tapping on a “Group Name”.

Then tap on your “Group Subject” name and choose the number you want to block,

And then tap on it choose “Message (Username)” and then tap on their number and,

Scroll down, hit on “Block Contact”, and done.

A brief explanation about what happens when you block someone on Whatsapp?

When you block someone, you will not receive any messages, calls, status or notifications from them. The user who is blocked can’t see your last seen or online status means you are online or not. If the person tries to send you any type of message then he or she will see only a single tick on chat. That means a blocked person thinks you are offline or you blocked them.

Final Words

I hope you enjoy this content and after reading this you knew how to block someone on Whatsapp or as well as how to unblock them. Whatsapp provides two ways to block someone. You can choose any method that’s easy for you. Or you can also read the official blog of Whatsapp to gather more information about blocking or reporting someone.

FAQ

How do I block someone on Whatsapp without them knowing?

If you block someone on Whatsapp, that person cannot be notified that you have blocked them. But after some time the user will know that you have blocked them. This is because he is not seeing you online for several days and your profile picture also disappears from the blocked user’s phone.

How to block someone on Whatsapp without opening their message?

To block someone on Whatsapp without opening their messages then you have to follow these steps: Open your Whatsapp> Three Dot> Settings> Account> Privacy> Blocked Contacts> Add> and done.

Can I block someone on Whatsapp without blocking them?

If you want to block someone completely then you have to choose the block option but if you do not want to block the person then you can avoid their messages or notification without notifying them. Just open the Profile you want to avoid and then tap on the Three Dots and then tap on the Mute notifications option.

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