How to block or unblock a contact on WhatsApp?

Sometimes you get stuck into a situation where you want to stop the unwanted messages on WhatsApp of a particular contact. But muting that contact doesn’t solve your problem since it is a temporary solution. In that case, you will still see the messages from that person and it becomes very annoying. In that case, you can go a step ahead and block the contact, since blocking someone is different from mute in many ways. Here, you will learn how to block or unblock a contact on WhatsApp?.

How to block someone on WhatsApp?

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Now you must be having some questions in your mind such as-

  • What happens when you block someone on WhatsApp messenger?
  • Will the blocked person be able to call you?
  • Can they view your profile picture?
  • Will the blocked person be able to message you?

We’ll answer all your queries in this interesting post. Now, let’s start with the post on How to block or unblock a contact on WhatsApp? We will go step by step. First, we will teach you how to block a contact on WhatsApp? Then we will teach how to unblock a contact on WhatsApp?

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How to Block a contact on WhatsApp?

1. Open your WhatsApp messenger in your device. Tap on the contact you want to block. The chat window will then open. Tap the More Options dots icon and then tap on the option “More”.

How to change your WhatsApp status Privacy settings?
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2. Then tap on the option “Block”.

How to change your WhatsApp status Privacy settings?
Status Privacy

3. A new window will appear for your confirmation. You will three options-

  • REPORT AND BLOCK
  • CANCEL
  • BLOCK

Choose the option “Block”. If you want to report about that contact to WhatsApp then choose the option “Report and block”.

How to change your WhatsApp status Privacy settings?
Status Privacy

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Related Questions

  1. What happens when you block someone on WhatsApp messenger?
  2. Will the blocked person be able to call you?
  3. Can they view your profile picture?
  4. Will the blocked person be able to message you?

The answer to these questions is a simple “NO”. Whenever you block someone on WhatsApp then that blocked contact will no longer be able to contact you in future on WhatsApp.

That blocked contact will neither be able to see your profile picture nor be able to message you. The blocked contact will not be able to make any calls to you. So it is better to think before blocking someone on WhatsApp. But anyways it is your personal choice.

But what if you have blocked someone on WhatsApp accidentally? Or you did block someone on purpose but now you want to unblock that person but you don’t know how to do it. Will you be able to unblock that contact? Or what’s done is done.

Don’t worry. You can easily unblock that blocked contact and we will show you how to unblock a contact on WhatsApp. So keep reading this article further.

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How to Unblock a contact on WhatsApp?

In order to unblock a contact on WhatsApp follow the steps mentioned below and you are good to go.

1. Open your WhatsApp messenger in your device. Tap on the contact you want to Unblock. The chat window will then open. Tap the More Options dots icon > More.

How to change your WhatsApp status Privacy settings?
Status Privacy

2. Then tap on the option “Unblock”. Then after you will see a confirmation window as shown in the following images-

How to change your WhatsApp status Privacy settings?
Status Privacy
How to change your WhatsApp status Privacy settings?
Status Privacy

Once you have Unblock that blocked contact you now be able to receive messages and calls from that contact.

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3 thoughts on “How to block or unblock a contact on WhatsApp?

  1. Quite helpful for me. As i was blocked by someone an year ago, now i am unblocked with the help of this post.
    So a big thanks!!!

  2. It looks like you’ve misspelled the word “Singh” on your website. I thought you would like to know :). Silly mistakes can ruin your site’s credibility. I’ve used a tool called SpellScan.com in the past to keep mistakes off of my website.

    -Kerri

    1. Actually, it is not incorrect. This is the spelling of the person’s surname. Anyways thanks for the suggestion. We will try to keep things in order in the future.

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