How to stop people adding your number to WhatsApp Group

How do I stop someone from adding me to a group On Whatsapp?. This is the question many of us will get when our number added to some group which we are not interested. Until recently, there was no solution for this. Finally WhatsApp added the option to stop adding number to group without the consent of the user. In this post, let us learn on how to stop people adding your number to WhatsApp Group.

How to stop people adding your number to WhatsApp Group

Recently Whatsapp released a update. This update brings in the option to stop people adding number to group without user consent. But to enable this, user has to change the privacy settings.

  • First ensure that, you have updated your WhatsApp messenger to latest version.
  • Now go to Setting->Account->Privacy.
  • Now tap on Groups.
  • Here you have 3 options.
    • Everyone: If you enable this option, anyone can add you to the group.
    • My contacts : If you enable this option, only people in your contact can add you to group.
    • Nobody : Select this option, if you don’t want your number to be added to any group from anyone.
  • If you want to block people adding to whatsapp group, select the option nobody.
  • Finally tap on Done.

This way you can stop adding your number to WhatsApp groups without your consent. However, group admins will have the option of inviting you privately. If you accept it, you will added to the group.

You can also read: How to use 2 WhatsApp account in Galaxy M20

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