How to block a group on WhatsApp

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Block a group on WhatsApp from a smartphone

Do you want to find out what you need to do to be able to block a group on WhatsApp from your smartphone? Well, then, to begin with, access the screen of your device where all the apps are grouped and press the WhatsApp icon and then follow the following indications that differ slightly depending on the platform used.

If you use a iPhone, presses on the card Chat, select the group you want to act on and then press the name of the group at the top and tap the button silent.



Next, choose the time frame in which to disable notification sounds (you can choose between 8 hours1 weeks o Everlasting), select the voice Personalized alerts of the menu, bring up ON the option Notifications and move up OFF the lever of Alerts in order to disable text notifications as well.

If you use one Android smartphone, access the section dedicated to chats, press the button Menu (the icon with the three dots) located at the top right and choose the option silent give the menu that comes mostrato.

Then indicate the length of time for which you want to disable the notification sounds (you can choose between 8 hours1 weeks o Everlasting), uncheck the wording Show notification to also disable text notifications and presses the button OK to save the settings.

In case you have to think again, you can always and in any case cancel the procedure just seen together to block a group on WhatsApp and, consequently, reactivate the receipt of notifications for the same. To do this, if you are using an iPhone, press the button silent, choose the option Turn on audio from the menu that appears and moves up OFF the option Notifications in the section Personalized alerts. If, on the other hand, you are using an Android smartphone, select the previously silenced group, press the button Menu located at the top right and choose the item Turn on audio give the menu to compare.



Block a group on WhatsApp from a computer

Are you interested in understanding what you need to do to be able to block a group on WhatsApp by acting through the official computer client of the famous app? Then stick to the following guidelines, the procedure to follow is practically the same on both Windows that of MacOS.

To begin with, start the application WhatsApp su Windows or on MacOS by clicking on its icon and if necessary, scan the QR Code that is shown on the screen. If you don't know how to do it, on iPhone you have to go to the tab Settings which is located at the bottom right while on Android just press the button (...) located at the top right.

In the screen that opens, presses on the item Scan the QR code and point the camera at the smartphone QR code you see on the main screen of WhatsApp for computer. If you are shown the initial tutorial, click on OK. I get it. and scan the QR code as I just indicated.

Once the main program window is displayed on your computer, click on the icon depicting a freccia rivolta verse il basso which you can view by placing the mouse cursor on the group name on the main program screen.

Then click on silent, select the time frame in which to disable notification sounds (you can choose between 8 hours1 weeks o Everlasting) and click on the button OK.


If you then have to think again, you can always and in any case cancel the procedure just seen together by which you can block a group on WhatsApp by clicking again on the button in the shape of a freccia rivolta verse il basso which you can view by placing the mouse cursor on the name of the group and then pressing on the item Silent cancel.


Block a group on WhatsApp from the web

As already mentioned, you can block a group on WhatsApp even if you are using the web version of the popular instant messaging app. The procedure to follow is extremely simple and fast and in some ways similar to what has already been seen on a computer. Now I'll explain everything.

To begin with, connect to WhatsApp Web by typing https://web.whatsapp.com in the address bar of the Web browser that you generally use to surf the net and then pressing the button Submit present on the computer keyboard. If necessary, scan the QR Code that is shown to you on the screen following the instructions I have given you in the previous lines, as I have explained to you how to block a group on WhatsApp from your computer.

Then click on the icon depicting a freccia rivolta verse il basso which you can view by placing the mouse cursor on the group name in the main program screen, then select the item silent from the menu that is shown to you and indicates the time frame in which to disable the notification sounds (you can choose between 8 hours1 weeks o Everlasting).


To restore everything and, consequently, to cancel the entire procedure by which to block a group on WhatsApp through the Web version of the famous messaging service, all you have to do is click again on the icon in the shape of freccia rivolta verse il basso which you can view by hovering the mouse cursor over the group name and clicking on the item Silent cancel annessa to the menu che ti comes mostrato.

Alternatives

You haven't been added to any group yet but want to prevent this from happening in the future? If so, you can prevent this by blocking the admin or admins of the group in question. In fact, once administrators are blocked, you can no longer be added. To find out how to do it, take a look at my guide on how to block a person on WhatsApp.


The solutions adopted have not had the desired effect and therefore you have decided to say goodbye to the WhatsApp group that gives you the "torment"? Then check out my guide on how to leave a group on WhatsApp to immediately find out how to say goodbye to the multi-user conversation in which you have been brought up. It's that simple!

If, on the other hand, the solutions to block a group on WhatsApp that I have already proposed have not been able to attract your attention in a particular way and / or you are looking for another system to avoid being contacted by other users who are part of the conversation through the famous messaging app , you may want to consider turning off message read receipt and last access date. If you don't know how to do it, consult my guides on how to be invisible on WhatsApp and how to remove last WhatsApp access.

Clearly, in all cases these are reversible operations. Consequently, if you have to think again, you can always and in any case cancel the procedure implemented as an alternative to blocking a group on WhatsApp.

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