How to Block a Number on Whatsapp

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Here’s how to block a number on WhatsApp so you no longer receive unsolicited messages from them.

How to Block a Number on Whatsapp

WhatsApp is a popular messaging app worldwide, and it’s an excellent way to stay in contact with friends and business associates overseas. There may come a time when you get unsolicited messages from random numbers. In that case, you probably want to block them. This guide will show you how to block a number from WhatsApp.

How to Block a Number on Whatsapp

To block a number on WhatsApp:

  1. Open WhatsApp on your mobile device.
  2. Go to the Chats tab.
  3. Select a message from the sender you’d like to block.
  4. Tap on their number or name at the top of the screen.
  5. Scroll down and select Block.

After blocking a contact, you should see a blue message that says, ‘You blocked this contact. Tap to unblock.” You can tap on that message to unblock the contact.

FAQ

How do I block someone on WhatsApp from non contacts?

To block someone on WhatsApp, open the app and go to the chats tab. Select the message from the sender you want to block, and tap on their name or number at the top of the screen. Scroll down and select ‘Block’ to block their number.

When you block someone on WhatsApp what do they see?

When you block a contact, their chats will move to archive, and they will no longer be able to call and message you.

How do you stop strangers messaging you on WhatsApp?

Open WhatsApp. Go to the Chats tab. Tap More options > Settings > Account > Privacy. Under Contacts, tap who you want to be able to see your status.

Can someone contact me on WhatsApp if they are not in my contacts?

If your phone number is saved in their contacts, they can message you on WhatsApp even if you have not saved their number.

When you block someone on WhatsApp can they still text you?

No, if you have blocked someone on WhatsApp, they will no longer be able to send messages or call you. They can still contact you in other ways, by using other messaging applications or calling your number.

How do I stop receiving texts from unknown numbers?

You can stop receiving texts from unknown numbers by blocking them. To do this, you will need to add the number to your block list. You can do this by going to your phone’s settings and adding the number to your blocked list.

Why do I get random WhatsApp messages?

There is no certain answer to this question since it could be happening for various reasons. Perhaps you have been added to a group chat without your knowledge, or someone could be sending you messages from a fake account. If you are concerned about random messages on WhatsApp, you can block the contact or report the issue to WhatsApp.

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