Nowadays almost every person with a smartphone is using whatsapp. This app is very popular and used for communicating with friends, family and other persons as well. You can make voice calls and video calls too through this app. You can send and receive audio, video, pictures, documents, texts with this app. This app is totally free and easily available on Google Play Store. You need to have an active internet connection, whether Wifi or Data connection. There are also some drawbacks of this app. If any unknown person has your contact number then he may disturb you. So for your convenience Whatsapp has provided the blocking service which is very useful in this regard. And today we are going to discuss how to block and unblock contacts on whatsapp. By blocking someone, you will no longer receive whatsapp text message, call or status updates from that person.
So now we are going to tell you how to block a number which is in your contact list. You need to open Whatsapp and then open the menu button, now you have to tap the settings and then tap on account, now you have to tap privacy option and there you will see blocked contacts. Tap the add contact icon there and select which contact you want to block.
In order to block a contact which is not saved in your contact list then you need to open the chat with that certain unknown number and there you will see an option to block that number. If you tap block then number will be blocked. Whenever you receive a new message from any unknown number then whatsapp gives you this option. You can also report spam or you can block the contact.
So guys if you think you have blocked any number with some misunderstanding or confusion then you can easily unblock the number too. You just need to open the menu button, now you have to tap the settings and then tap on account, now you have to tap privacy option and there you will see blocked contacts. Now tap and hold the contact number and there will be a pop up which will give you an option to unblock that contact and you are done.