Now You can Prevent Someone From Adding You to Whatsapp Group

Whatsapp is one of the best platforms to communicate with people but we are irritated when some unknown person abruptly add us to a new group without any information. Sometimes we don't want to join the group but these features let other users add you without your permission. Whatsapp had done a survey and found users are getting irritated because of this feature. To resolve this problem, they launched a feature by which you can easily change your privacy settings.

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Steps to Prevent people from adding you to the WhatsApp group

1. Open Whatsapp, and tap on three dots at the top-right corner of the screen. Select settings from the popup menu.

Prevent someone from adding you on WhatsApp group

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2. On the settings page, tap on accounts.

WhatsApp Account Settings

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3. In the Accounts menu, select privacy.

WhatsApp Account Privacy

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4. In the Privacy menu, scroll down and select groups.

Group privacy settings

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5. On this page, you could select who could add you to the groups; either everyone, or your Whatsapp contacts, or nobody.

Groups menu to prevent join invite

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Still, they can send you invitation link to join the group but now it's up to you if you want to join the group or not.

Block A Particular Person Who Adds You To Whatsapp Group

1. Go to the group in Whatsapp.
2. Tap on the subject of the group.
3. Then tap on the phone number of the admin you wish to block.
4. If prompted, tap or click Message <phone number> or Send a message.
5. New chat with the admin will open up. Tap or click the phone number at the top.
6. Tap or click Block>Block.