How to Block Someone on WhatsApp: Unblock Them (Mobile & PC)

If you want to block someone on WhatsApp, to stop receiving calls and messages from them. Well, this has happened every day among WhatsApp users. WhatsApp messaging service is working based on phone numbers so that anyone can send messages to others regardless recipients approval.

Therefore, most people sending messages to others either if he/she friends or stranger. Sometimes those messages could irritate others, and some could be looking like spammy. Consequently, the popular messaging service WhatsApp has a feature to “block someone on WhatsApp,” if he/she friend or not.

After you have blocked a person on WhatsApp, you won’t receive anything from them. That means they no longer able to send text messages, photos, videos, or anything to you through the WhatsApp messenger. And WhatsApp won’t send any notifications to them about if you have blocked them. However, he/she can know if you have blocked them on WhatsApp, using some tricks.

And if you want to know “what Happens when someone blocked on WhatsApp” then I highly recommended you to read this article

How to block someone on WhatsApp

We can block a contact on WhatsApp whether it is saved in your phone book or not. However, when you received a message from a unsaved contact, WhatsApp will show you to an option to block particular contact directly from chatting window. And you can block saved contact through settings section or individual chatting window. Here are the methods how we can to do it so.

Block Unsaved contact:

Step 1: Open the message with unknown contact.


Step 2: Tap “Block” at the top left corner of the chatting window


Block saved contact

Method 1:

Step 1: Open the chat with saved contact.


Step 1: Tap the “three-dot” menu button at the top right corner of chatting window.


Step 1: Now, tap the “More > Block.”


Method 2:


Step 1: Go to the “Chats Tab.”


Step 2: Tap “three-dot” menu button at the top right corner of the main window.


Step 3: Now navigate to “Settings > Account > Privacy > Blocked contacts.” You can see all the blocked contacts from this page.


Step 4: Then tap the “Add” icon at the top right corner of “Blocked contacts” page.


Step 5: Finally, choose a person you want to block, from the contact list

How to Unblock blocked contact

Step 1: Tap the “three-dot” menu button at the top right corner of the main page.


Step 2: Now go to “Settings > Account > Privacy > Blocked contacts.” It will all blocked contacts.

Step 3: Tap and hold on the contact wich you want to unblock from the list.


Step 4: Finally, tap the “Unblock” button

That’s it!

Block/Unblock contacts in WhatsApp on PC

If you are using WhatsApp on your PC and if you want to block/unblock a contact through desktop computer then you can also perform this task on you PC

Block on PC

Step 1: Open WhatsApp software on your PC


Step 3: Click three-dot Menu button


Step 3: Go to “Settings > Blocked.” This page list all the blocked contacts on your WhatsApp account.


Step 4: Click on “Add blocked contact.”


Step 5: Select a contect you wish to block from the list.

Unblock on PC


Step 1: Open WhatsApp software and go to the settings page as I mentioned above. (blocked contacts will be lists there)

Step 2: Click on block contact that you wish to unblock. (Then a pop-up will appear)


Step 3: Click the Unblock button on pop-up menu.

You’re Done.


This article is all about the “way to block and unblock contacts in WhatsApp.” on your Mobile or PC. The blocking feature is an indispensable thing of WhatsApp messenger, and it is easy to use. Also, it helps us to keep away from troublesome people. Hope this article will be useful for you. If you have any queries related to this article then leave a comment below.


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