How To Block Someone On WhatsApp Without Them Knowing.

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This article is going to walk you through some of the steps required to block someone on WhatsApp without them knowing.

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Online conversations and instant messaging transformed radically when WhatsApp was introduced in 2009. From just a single functionality of chatting (via text message) with people all over the world, to now the ability to send videos, audios, make voice and video calls, send images, upload statuses and profiles, many people cannot resist enjoying the multiple functionalities of using WhatsApp and the fun as well as convenience that comes with it.

WhatsApp being the most popular messaging app all over the world, it is used in 109 countries (about 55.6% of the world). Over 50% of the world use this free app, and it is available for Android devices, iPhones and iPads, Windows Phone devices including Mac books and Windows PCs.

One of the very many reasons WhatsApp has attracted numbers to use it include;

  • It’s user friendly features
  • It has no advertisements
  • It is a free app, and you only need Wi-Fi or mobile phone data

With over 1.5 billion WhatsApp users worldwide, and about 60 billion messages sent per day, it is without a doubt that there probably is that one user you want to block that is fixing him/her self into your lone time.

You may be wondering, what happens when I block someone?

When you block someone:

  • You won’t be able to receive messages from the blocked party and vice versa
  • The blocked party won’t be able to see your status updates or even profile picture and vice versa
  • The blocked party won’t be able to call you via WhatsApp (Video and Audio calls) and vice versa
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In this segment of the blog, we share with you HOW TO BLOCK SOMEONE ON WHATSAPP WITHOUT THEM KNOWING. Many people prefer not being known that they have blocked someone so that they don’t incite anger or alert the person by doing this move.

Follow through the steps closely, and if you want to try it out on a particular number, feel free to try blocking one where you shall be able to CONFIRM that they have not known. This could be a bestie (just for proof purposes)

FOR ANDROID DEVICES

  • Open WhatsApp on your phone. Go to home and double tap on WhatsApp icon
  • Tap on the topmost right of your screen (menu icon ⁝)
  • Click on Settings
  • Then Click on Account
  • Tap on Privacy, scroll down and select Blocked Contacts  
  • Tap the Add contact button on the top right corner of the screen
  • Scroll down your list of contacts and select the person you want to block

After this, you have successfully blocked that particular contact in your phone list.

(All Blocked Contacts can be located from that section of your settings)

FOR APPLE DEVICES

  • Open WhatsApp on your phone/iPhone
  • Tap on the topmost right of your screen (Menu ⁝)
  • Click on Settings
  • Then Click on Account
  • Tap on Privacy, scroll down and select Blocked
  • Tap the Add contact button on the top right corner of the screen
  • Scroll down your list of contacts and select the person you want to block
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You might reconsider, and find a soft spot in your heart to unblock that person.

Here are the steps you can follow.

How to unblock blocked users on WhatsApp

FOR ANDROID DEVICES

  • Open WhatsApp on your phone
  • Tap on the topmost right of your screen ()
  • Click on Settings
  • Then Click on Account
  • Tap on Privacy, scroll down and select Blocked Contacts
  • Select and hold the contact of the number you want to Ublock
  • There will be a pop up menu from which you will select the option Unblock

FOR APPLE DEVICES

  • Open WhatsApp on your phone
  • Tap on the topmost right of your screen ()
  • Click on Settings
  • Then Click on Account
  • Tap on Privacy, scroll down and select Blocked
  • Swipe left on the contact you want to Unblock
  • Select Unblock   

You may also be disturbed by an anonymous number from India, Brazil, or any other country.

Here are the steps you can follow to block these unsaved numbers from your WhatsApp.

How to block unsaved numbers WhatsApp

FOR ANDROID DEVICES

  • Open the message inbox of the unknown contact
  • Tap on the topmost right of your screen ()
  • Then select Block

In case you receive a message for the first time which appears to be Spam, immediately click on the Report Spam option (It appears below every first message from an unknown number)

FOR APPLE DEVICES

  • Open the message inbox from the unknown contact
  • Tap on the unknown number at the top of the screen
  • Select the Block option

In case you receive a message for the first time which appears to be Spam, immediately click on the Report Spam option or Report and Block.

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(These two options are availed for you for every first message from an unknown contact)

CONCLUSION

I hope this article has helped you to counter any problems when it comes to blocking on either your android or apple device.

In case you have any pending questions or queries after trying to block someone, please feel free to throw your comment down below so that we can help you.