3 Ways to Find out Who Blocked You on WhatsApp

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Do you want to learn how to find out if you have been blocked by someone on Whatsapp?

I'll explain that in a minute.

The WhatsApp app for Android and iOS (iPhone) has recently received several upgrades, bringing many new features and improved privacy control options.

However, there is something that WhatsApp still does not allow, at least not directly - that is, to find out if you are on someone's block list.

Ability for someone to block you (intentionally or by mistake) is not really a disadvantage, but one of the measures that protect users' privacy.

In other words, your private block list will remain just that - private.

However, with the help of small "tricks", you can find out whether one of the people from your directory has blocked you on WhatsApp or not.

Let me show you how:

How To Find Out if You Have Been Blocked by Someone on WhatsApp?

Some of the signs that the person you are trying to contact has blocked you:

Every message you send to a particular person is forever ticked with just one checkmark - the other never appears.

When you try to see when the user was last on the WhatsApp network, i.e. online, there is no information displayed in the user status field.

The connection cannot be established when you try to call a certain person (whom you suspect has blocked you).

The user's profile picture never changes, even when you see on someone else's phone that the picture of the user you are trying to contact has changed.

All of these are methods that can help you determine if someone has blocked you on WhatsApp, but none of the above may be 100% accurate. However, if you notice one or more of these signs for a long time, it is almost certain that the person you are trying to contact with a call or text message has blocked you.

Read also: How to make WhatsApp use less mobile data?

Let's recap:

WhatsApp does not offer an official way to check if any of your contacts block you, thus protecting the privacy of its users.

Speaking of privacy on WhatsApp, if you want to block someone and prevent them from contacting you through the app, here's how you can do it:

How to Block Someone On WhatsApp on Android

  • Tap Menu (three dots) in the upper right corner of the WhatsApp application and select Settings.
  • Tap Account, then Privacy, and then Blocked Contacts.
  • Select Add and then select the contact of the person you want to block.

How to Block Someone On WhatsApp on iPhone (iOS)

  • Select WhatsApp Settings.
  • Go to Account, then to Privacy, and select Blocked.
  • Tap Add New and select the contact you want to block.