WhatsApp: how to block a number without having to start a chat

In cases where it is necessary, WhatsApp also gives the option to report a number that we suspect could be spam.

WhatsApp is one of the most used applications in the world to send messages or make calls. In the last time they began to make different updates to be able to compete with other platforms such as Telegram or Signal.

Recently the incorporation of the possibility of accelerating the audios sent to us or sending temporary images was known. Now there is a possibility to block a contact without the need to start or open a chat.

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The function of Whatsapp Blocking a phone number allows us to prevent a person from continuing to send us messages or view our status. Who we have blocked will not be able to know our last connection time, nor our profile photo.

In cases where it is necessary, Whatsapp it also gives the option to report a number that we suspect could be spam or problematic content for the user.

To make use of this function, until now you had to enter the conversation of the number that we do not want to continue sending us messages and in the options menu select “Block” or “Report”.

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In cases where it is necessary, WhatsApp also gives the option to report a number that we suspect could be spam.

In the latest update of WhatsApp For both Android and IOS devices there is a way to block a contact without the need to open the message they sent us.

This new tool is in the “configuration” section and there we enter the “How much” tab. After that we select “Privacy” and look for “Blocked contacts”.

There we can see all the numbers that have already been blocked and also add new contacts to the list. In this way to avoid opening the messages of those numbers that we know or that we have no interest in continuing in communication.

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