Have you ever blocked someone on WhatsApp? Yes, WhatsApp allows you to block someone who may be irritating you by sending an unnecessary message or by calling uncertainly.
If you block someone on the WhatsApp, he or she will not be able to send you a message nor he or she can call you i.e. nor a voice call and not even a video call. You will stop receiving his or her status update also.
In this section, we will be discussing three methods to block someone on WhatsApp. You can choose the method according to your convenience.
Steps to Block Someone on WhatsApp:
Method 1 of 3
Step 1: Tap on the WhatsApp app on your android phone.
Step 2: At the top right corner of your WhatsApp screen tap on the menu button denoted by three vertical dots.
Step 3: Now from the displayed menu tap on the Settings option.
Step 4: On the Settings page you have to tap on the Account option and further to allow privacy settings tap on Privacy.
Step 5: Now, on the Privacy page you have to tap on Blocked contacts.
Step 6: The Blocked contacts page displays all the contacts that you have blocked. Now to block a contact you can tap on the add person icon present at the top right corner of the screen.
Step 7: Now you can see all your WhatsApp contacts and from the contacts, you have to tap on the contact that you want to block.
Method 2 of 3
Step 1: Open a chat with the person you want to block and tap on the menu button denoted with three vertical dots.
Step 2: From the displayed options tap on More.
Step 3: Further from the displayed options you have to tap on Block.
A warning message will be displayed that once you block this contact the blocked person would neither be able to call you nor he or she can message you on WhatsApp. Tap on Block.
Method 3 of 3
Step 1: Open a chat with the person whom you want to block and then tap on his or her name at the top of the screen as you can see in the image below.
Step 2: Now you have to tap on Block which will display a warning message that the blocked person would not be able to call or message you.
Tap on Block to block the person.
So, these are the methods that you can employ to block someone on WhatsApp. You can unblock the blocked person in case you want to communicate to him or her using WhatsApp. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.