How do I block or unblock a contact?
You can stop receiving WhatsApp messages from certain contacts by blocking them. Not sure what happens when you block someone? Learn more here.
To block a contact on your Android phone:
- Open WhatsApp and go to your Chats screen.
- Tap the [Menu Button] > Settings > Contacts > Blocked Contacts.
- This page displays all contacts that you have blocked.
- Tap the Add blocked contacts icon in the top right.
If you would like to unblock someone, simply long-press the contact in the Blocked Contacts screen and select [Unblock].
To block an unknown contact, simply open the chat conversation, scroll to the top, then tap [Block].
WhatsApp Support Team