Whatever the reason, there is a time in our life when we need a WhatsApp contact to leave our life. And it is not enough to remove it from the agenda. Something must be done to prevent him from contacting us again. One way to do it is, of course, from the WhatsApp application itself. But if we are more used to using WhatsApp Web, the desktop version of the messaging app, you can also do it from here.
Next we are going to teach you how to block an unwanted contact through WhatsApp web. Remember that once blocked you will not be able to contact you again in any way, so think about it very well. However, this procedure is reversible , so you can unblock a contact with whom you want to re-establish a relationship.
Learn how to block a contact on WhatsApp Web
If you still do not use WhatsApp Web, we have to tell you that it is a quite comfortable way to manage your WhatsApp chats, especially if you do not have access to your mobile. If you are in the office, and you need to have your conversation windows open, it is very interesting to have the desktop function operational. To do this, you just have to go to web.whatsapp.com and link the page with your own application by reading a QR code. Open the mobile app and go to the first column called 'Chats'. Later, click on the three-point menu. Click on 'WhatsApp Web' .
A screen will open containing a QR code reader. Simply point your mobile at the PC screen and have it register as if it were a barcode reader. If the reader does not appear on the app screen, click on the '+' sign at the top of the app . Once the WhatsApp account is linked with the desktop version, we will proceed to show you how to block a contact.
Within the conversation of the user you want to block, click on the three-dot menu that you will see in the upper right part of the screen. Here you will find several options, such as selecting messages, mute contact, delete messages or delete chat. The one that interests us is the one concerning the contact info. Click on it and a side screen will open.
On this screen you will find information of all kinds: your phone number, groups in which you both participate and the possibility, of course, to block you. This option is just below everything, above the ability to delete the chat . In the next screenshot you can see it more clearly.
How to unblock a contact on WhatsApp Web
If you want, on the other hand, to unblock any contact in WhatsApp to whom you have prohibited contact, you must do the following.
Look at the top left of the other three-point menu that the web contains. Press it and look for the 'Settings' section. In this section you can do several things, among them, see all the contacts that you have blocked. To unlock it, you just have to click on your phone number and a confirmation window will appear. As simple as that. Look in the following screenshots where you can see the operation in detail.
That's how easy it is to block and unblock a contact on WhatsApp Web . If you have not yet decided to try the desktop version of the WhatsApp app, here we gave a good account of some of its advantages of use.