Open the blacklist in WhatsApp for Android, iOS and Windows

Open the blacklist in WhatsApp for Android, iOS and Windows

WhatsApp users using the messenger's contact blocking feature do not always know how to view the resulting 'blacklist'. The following article aims to close this knowledge gap by demonstrating how to open the list of blocked contacts accidentally or intentionally from Android smartphones, iPhones and Windows PCs.

How to open the list of blocked WhatsApp users

Access autogeneration by activating the option "Lock". "Blacklisting" in WhatsApp is not difficult, but in different versions of the service it is implemented by performing slightly different actions. Therefore, below are the instructions applicable to messengers that work on Android, iOS and Windows operating systems.


To open the list of blocked users in the app WhatsApp for Android, you must follow these steps:

  1. Launch the messenger and go to your "Settings".. To do this, press the three dots at the top right of the screen and then select the appropriate option from the menu that appears.
  2. Open the merged list in a category "Bill". of the parameters of WhatsApp for Android, from the next screen go to "Privacy"..
  3. If necessary, going through the list of options, we move to the end of it, where we find the element "Locked". - click on that name.
  4. This will open the "black list" formed during the messenger's usage time, which you can view and close, reset or activate to carry out the procedure for unlocking individual contacts.


En WhatsApp for iPhone, the call to the "blacklist" is done in a very similar way to the version of the application for Android: from "Settings"..

  1. Open WhatsApp on your iPhone, then tap the icon in the lower right corner of the screen. "Settings"..
  2. In the list of messaging options that opens, select "Bill".. On the next screen, go to "Privacy"..
  3. To go to see the "black list" and / or the procedure involved in unlocking individual WhatsApp members, click on the name of the item "Contact numbers blocked.".


It only takes a few mouse clicks to access the blocked list via WhatsApp for Windows:

  1. Open the messenger on your computer.
  2. Enter in the. "Settings".. To do this, click the button "..." in the row above the chat list on the left side of the WhatsApp for Windows window, and then click the appropriate item in the menu that appears.
  3. Click on "Locked". in the messenger settings list.
  4. At this point, the task expressed in the title of the article is considered to be solved: the WhatsApp window will show a "black list" and it will be possible to use it to unblock individual users, for example.


Of course, the list of blocked WhatsApp members is not a secret, and the user who created it can access the "black list" at any time; it is very easy to do it regardless of the preferred version of the application.

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