How to block a number on WhatsApp

A simple 4 step guide for solving this common WhatsApp problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Hi there, Get Human has compiled the following guide to help you:
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To block a number, simply open the Application Menu (Swipe down from the top of the screen).
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Tap Settings > Privacy Settings > Blocked Contacts.
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This page displays all contacts that you have blocked. Tap Add Contact icon at the bottom of the screen to select a contact to block.
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Author: GetHuman-emily3 • April 2nd, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of WhatsApp customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How to block a number on WhatsApp; need some deleted chats, cant able to retrieve by reinstalling, how to i get it; I would like to install WhatsApp on my windows phone. My wife has an experia phone with whatsapp...; Having issues with my WhatsApp on my Nokia phone version *.*; My number is banned plz sit down and talk to you; Cannot connect with international number...no phone icon appears in app next to phone number... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 4 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 18 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting WhatsApp. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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