How to block WhatsApp calls on Android

How to block WhatsApp calls on Android
How to block WhatsApp calls on Android
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For some reason, you might want to block calls from a specific contact on WhatsApp, as well as turn off notifications of your new calls on the app with your Android device. Be aware that there is no method to block all WhatsApp calls simultaneously, but blocking a user and / or notifications allows you to achieve the same result.

Steps

Part 1 of 4: block a contact

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Step 1. Open WhatsApp on your device

The app icon looks like a green bubble around a white phone handset that you can find in the apps panel or on the home screen.

  • If you block a contact, the user in question will not be able to call or send you messages on WhatsApp.
  • You cannot block someone's calls and continue to receive their messages.
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Step 2. Touch the DISC tab

It is located at the top of the screen.

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Step 3. Tap the name of the person you want to block

By doing so, the conversation you had with the user in question will open.

  • If you have never had a conversation with said contact, tap the green icon New discussion, which you will see at the bottom right of your screen, then select the contact from the list that will appear.
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Step 4. Select the person's name

You will see it at the top of the discussion. Thus, you will open his profile.

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Step 5. Scroll down and tap Block

This option is located almost at the bottom of the menu. By doing so, a confirmation message will appear.

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Step 6. Tap Block again to confirm

This way, you will no longer receive calls or messages from that user.

Part 2 of 4: Turn off WhatsApp notifications for a specific user

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Step 1. Open WhatsApp on your device

The app icon looks like a green bubble around a white phone handset that you can find in the apps panel or on the home screen.

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Step 2. Touch the DISC tab

It is located at the top of the screen.

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Step 3. Tap the person's name

Tap the name of the person you no longer want to receive notifications from. If you have never had a conversation with said contact, tap the green icon New discussion, which you will see at the bottom right of your screen, then select the contact from the list that will appear.

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Step 4. Select the person's name

You will see it at the top of the discussion. Thus, you will open his profile.

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Step 5. Tap the switch in front of Silent Notifications

By doing so, you will activate this feature. A popup window will appear.

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Step 6. Select a duration and press OK

Notifications will be blocked for the specified time interval.

If you want to continue to receive notifications of their calls and messages, but prefer not to hear the ringing phone, check the box in front of Show notifications

Part 3 of 4: Turn off all call notifications on WhatsApp

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Step 1. Open WhatsApp on your device

The app icon looks like a green bubble around a white phone handset that you can find in the apps panel or on the home screen.

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Step 2. Press ⁝

It is located at the top right of your screen. By doing so, you will see a menu appear.

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Step 3. Tap Settings

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Step 4. Touch Notifications

The icon for this option looks like a bell and is located in the third position in the Settings menu.

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Step 5. Scroll down and touch Ringtone

You will see this icon in the Calls section.

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Step 6. Select None and press GOOD.

In this way, all new incoming calls via WhatsApp will not have a ringtone.

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Step 7. Return to the Notifications page

Note that you do not have to do anything to find this page once you have deactivated the ringer for incoming calls.

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Step 8. Scroll down to the bottom and touch Vibrate

This option is also found in the Calls section.

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Step 9. Select Disabled

This way you will turn off the vibration for future calls on WhatsApp. However, you will continue to receive them, without there being any sound.

Part 4 of 4: Turn off all WhatsApp notifications

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Step 1. Open the Settings menu

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of your device.

You will find it in the applications panel. You can also see the Settings icon by sliding your finger down (from the Home screen) to bring up the notification bar.

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Step 2. Tap Notifications

This option is usually found in the section called Device, or Device depending on the model you are using.

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Step 3. Scroll down and touch WhatsApp

The app icon looks like a green bubble around a white telephone handset.

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Step 4. Press the Block All button to activate it.

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Thus, WhatsApp will no longer notify you when you receive new calls or new messages.

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