Finally! Here’s How You Can Stop People From Adding You to WhatsApp Groups Without Your Consent.

Finally Heres How You Can Stop People From Adding You To Whatsapp Groups Without Your Consent

Don’t we hate it when someone adds us to a Group chat without our consent? Especially when the said group is a ‘busy’ one:
Finally Heres How You Can Stop People From Adding You To Whatsapp Groups Without Your Consent
Well, that will soon be a thing of the past because WhatsApp has introduced new controls that will prevent friends or strangers from placing you in group chats without getting your permission first.

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Before now, anyone with your phone number could add you to a group chat without your consent, and the only option you had was to leave the group chat.

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Leaving A Whatsapp Group

However, with this feature enabled, you could automatically prevent people from adding you in the first place.

How to enable WhatsApp Group blocking

First, make sure you’ve updated to the latest version of WhatsApp on your phone. Then follow these steps:

  • Open the WhatsApp app
  • Head to Account options
  • Select Privacy
  • Then Groups
  • Select either Nobody, My Contacts, or Everyone

Selecting:

Everyone’ will let anyone add you to a group without asking you for permission.

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My Contacts’ will limit group-adding to people in your phone contacts – forcing everyone else to invite you first.

And choosing ‘Nobody’ will require everyone to ask for your permission before you can be added to a group.

What do you think about the latest update?

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