In today’s era of social media our generation have come across many social networking website and application of which some of them are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp. These websites and application just not only helps you connect with your friends and relatives on a platform but also keeps you united. There are many merits and where there are merits there are also demerits. Sometimes people unknown to you also joins or try to join you and thus your privacy gets disturbed but to this their is a feature which helps you maintain the balance and your privacy i.e. Block feature.
Be it Facebook or Instagram or WhatsApp block feature comes quiet in handy feature. But their are also times when people just block you as they want to avoid you. To know that you are blocked their are some signs which leads to it’s confirmation. But here we are not going to discuss about all social mefia account but in particular WhatsApp.
Blocked on WhatsApp?
Maybe you are blocked on WhatsApp by your friend or family relative. To know if you are blocked all you need to do is check the following cases. If trye then sorry buddy you are blocked.
- You can no longer see a contact’s last seen or online in the chat window.
- You do not see updates to a contact’s profile photo.
- Any messages sent to a contact who has blocked you will always show one check mark (message sent), and never show a second check mark (message delivered).
- Any calls you attempt to place will not go through.
These features are evident that you are blocked but their are also times when people just change their WhatsApp number without informing you so never loose hope. But in case the person haven’t changed his/her number then you are in their block list.
How to get unblocked?
Evading someone’s privacy is totally illegal and a crime. But sometimes you also get blocked by mistake so in such case you might try using the below methods. Though you might want to try them on your own risk as no one takes guarantee of it working 100% of the times.
There are many ways to get yourself unblocked first is to ask for unblocking from the user itself which is the best and appropriate way of getting unblocked. Second is to peak behind their back, grab their phone and unblock yourself which is kind of sarcastic and funny way to do it and the last but not the least is change your own number because your new number is still not in their block list.
There can be a chance that the user you think you are blocked by is having privacy settings changed i.e., WhatsApp allows users to change their privacy of photos, last seen, about, status and even read receipt feature from public to Contacts only and even to Only me. Sorhis might also be the reason that you see no profile picture or blue ticks of the user.
WhatsApp have made this block feature for an appropriate use and people use it against those who try to evade their privacy. Moreover the block controls totally in the user’s control only thus no third party can unblock by itself.
How to block anyone on WhatsApp
Blocking someone on WhatsApp is very easy and the process includes a few simple and easy steps.
- Open the chat of the person whom you want to block.
- On the top right side in the chat you will see 3 dots. Press on to them.
- Now scroll to more and hit it.
- And their you will find the block button.
With these easy steps you can easily block any user you want and you won’t receive any message or be it text or audio from the blocked user.
How to unblock a blocked user
Unblocking a blocked user is also easy and can be done by the following steps.
- Open the chat of the blocked user.
- On the top right corner hit the three dots option.
- Now scroll down to more and press on it.
- Now tap the unblock option and the user will get unblocked.
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