Here's what happens when you block someone on WhatsApp
- When you block someone on
- Someone you've blocked on WhatsApp will no longer be able to see when you were last online and will see that their messages were sent but not delivered.
- There's no direct way for someone you've blocked to know you've blocked them.
WhatsApp is a popular alternative to common messaging apps like iMessage and Facebook Messenger. Many people use WhatsApp on their phones as their primary means of contact with others. It's a good option for
Of course, as with any app used for person-to-person interaction, sometimes it becomes necessary to block someone on WhatsApp. Whether you're getting calls or texts from numbers you don't know, or you're being harassed by someone you do know,
What happens when you block someone on WhatsApp?
When you block someone on WhatsApp, you will stop receiving messages and calls from them. Even if they continue to send messages, they'll never show up on your phone.
Likewise, your information - status updates, profile picture changes, and "last seen" timestamps - will no longer be visible to the person you blocked.
Blocking someone on WhatsApp may cease direct contact from that user, but it doesn't remove them from your contacts. To do that, you will have to remove their contact from your phone manually. You can also unblock someone you've blocked at any time - so if you need a break from someone for a little bit, you'll still be able to talk to them again when you're feeling up to it.
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