How to Block & Unblock Someone on WhatsApp on Android Smartphones

Block & Unblock Someone on WhatsApp on a Android Phone

Someone's bothering you on WhatsApp?

Don't want to chat with a specific person?

Then you can block this contact and here...

...I will show you step by step how to do this on a Android smartphone. And I will also show you how to unblock people.

But first:

When you block someone on WhatsApp, then you will no longer receive any messages from this person, because blocked contacts will not be able to start a chat with you.

Also your status message updates, last seen and online information will no longer be visible to this person.

This tutorial should work for all Android smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Huawei, Lenovo, Motorola Moto, OnePlus X, Google Nexus, HTC, LG, and many other smartphones running Android.

And now:

Block Someone on WhatsApp

1 Open WhatsApp.

2 Open the WhatsApp menu.

To open the menu you need to tap on the vertical aligned dots located at the top right of the screen.

open whatsapp menu on android phone

3 Tap on "Settings".

4 Tap on "Account".

5 Tap on "Privacy".

6 Tap on "Blocked contacts".

7 Tap on the whatsapp add contact icon (add contact) icon located at the top right of your screen.

8 Tap on the contact you wish to block.

This contact will now be blocked.

Unblock Someone on WhatsApp

1 Open WhatsApp.

2 Open the WhatsApp menu.

To open the menu you need to tap on the vertical aligned dots located at the top right of the screen.

open whatsapp menu on android phone

3 Tap on "Settings".

4 Tap on "Account".

5 Tap on "Privacy".

6 Tap on "Blocked contacts".

7 Tap and hold (long press) on the contact's name and choose "Unblock".

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