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How do I block or unblock a contact?

You can prevent a contact from sending you messages by adding their phone number to your Blocked list. To learn more about the effects of blocking a contact, see this article on blocking contacts in WhatsApp.

On iPhone, there are two ways to block a contact:

  1. Use the Block button which is displayed when you get a message from somebody who is not in your address book:

  2. Go to WhatsApp > Settings > Account > Privacy > Blocked, then tap the Add New button to add contacts from your address book to your block list.

To unblock a contact, open the Blocked list with the above steps, slide your finger to the left on the contact you wish to unblock, then tap the Unblock button.

Learn how to block or unblock a contact on: Android | BlackBerry | Nokia | Windows Phone | BlackBerry 10.

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WhatsApp Support Team