how to stop someone to add you in whatsapp group

how to stop someone to add you in whatsapp group
how to stop someone to add you in whatsapp group

Today whatsapp is the of the most famous messenger app over the world. Almost every mobile phone use whatsapp.

Whatsapp is equally popular among the IPHONE and android users today. People spend most of there time on whatsapp while chatting and calling there friends and families for free.

Now a lots of whatsapp users claim that people add them is different group without there permission and without asking them.

The whatsapp also take notice of this problem and now whatsapp is providing a new group privacy option. But before going to enable this feature you needs to update your whatsapp to the latest version. If you already using the latest version of whatsapp then simply follow the steps below

how to prevent someone to add you in whatsapp group
how to prevent someone to add you in whatsapp group

Enable whatsapp group privacy on android devices

  • open whatsapp in your android mobile phone and click on the three dots placed on to right corner of your phone
  • Now click on Setting > Account >Privacy
  • Now click on group and there you will see three options like Everyone, My Contacts, or My Contacts Except....

  • Select first option if you want to allow anyone to add you in groups
  • Click on second option My Contacts, If you only what to all your contacts to add you in groups
  • Click on third option My Contacts Except.... This option will let you select the people who cannot add you in any group.You can select any one person or all contact in this list.
how to stop someone from adding you on whatsapp group
how to stop someone from adding you on whatsapp group

How to stop people  from adding you in whatsapp group in IPHONE



  • Open whatsapp in your Iphone and click on the setting option in the bottom right corner of your phone
  • Now click on Account > Privacy and now click on privacy option
  • Now here you will see three options named  EveryoneMy Contacts, or My Contacts Except....
  • tap on the first option if you want to allow everyone to add you in whatsapp groups
  • Tap on second option My Contacts. If you want to allow only your contacts to add you in Whatsapp groups.


  • Tap on the third and lost option My Contacts Except.... If you only want to allow some random people to add you in groups. select whose people whom you not want to allow to add you in whatsapp groups
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