How to Block Someone on WhatsApp on Android & iPhone

WhatsApp is a great application that comes with free chat, photo/video/document sharing, and  calling option over internet connection. However, getting unwanted messages could be annoying, and you may try to find a way to stop such messages. WhatsApp has made this job easy adding blocking feature within App. Whether you are using an iPhone or Android, you can block any person on WhatsApp.


How to Block Someone on WhatsApp on iPhone

  1. When you receive any unwanted message from unknown person or contact, simply tap phone number or contact
  2. Scroll down and tap Block this contact
  3. Once you are asked to confirm, tap Block
  4. That’s it, and you will no longer receive any WhatsApp Message from that WhatsApp user

How to Block a WhatsApp User on Android

  1. When you see any unwanted message or message from unknown person, simply Tap Menu icon (check screenshot below – Step 1)
  2. Tap on More
  3. Tap Block
  4. When you are asked to confirm, hit OK


How to unblock someone on WhatsApp if you have already blocked (iPhone Users)

  1. Tap on Settings (Gear icon), and select Account
  2. Tap Privacy
  3. Tap Blocked (It shows how many contacts you have already blocked so far)
  4. Now you will see all the numbers and contacts you have already blocked. Tap Edit
  5. Tap the minus (-) sign for the contact you want to unblock, and then hit Unblock

How to unblock a number or contact on WhatsApp (Android Users)

  1. Tap the menu icon (located on top right corner)
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Account
  4. Tap Privacy
  5. Hit Blocked Contacts option to see all the blocked numbers and contacts
  6. Tap Contact or number and hit Unblock

After you unblock a number or contact, he/she would be able to send you messages or call normally. An unblocked contact or number can be blocked again in future if you face any issue later.