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This SECRET WhatsApp trick will let you chat with those who blocked you

Did you get blocked by someone on WhatsApp? Know this secret WhatApp trick to contact them again

Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 10:07 IST
Know simple and easy tricks to send message on WhatsApp even after someone blocked you.  (AFP)

There is a secret WhatsApp trick that allows blocked users to send messages to the person who has blocked them. Check out the simple and easy tricks here, Meta owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is one of the most widely used messaging platforms across the globe. The app offers several useful and easy to use features to enhance users’ experience. The app keeps introducing additional security and privacy features including two-step authentication, hiding status, hiding profile photographs, and more. You can even restrict someone from texting you on WhatsApp by blocking them. But do you know there is a workaround that allows blocked users to send messages to the person who has blocked them? Though you can’t unblock yourself, you can restart the chat with that individual, and persuade him or her to unblock you from personal chat. Here's how to do it:

How to contact someone on WhatsApp despite being blocked by them

You can send messages to someone on WhatsApp despite being blocked without. You will just need the assistance of a common friend in this case. You can request your friend to form a WhatsApp group in which you and the individual who blocked you have been added. The individual who has blocked you will get every message sent in the group. You can request, or persuade, that person to unblock you so that you can contact them again.

If you don’t want to involve any third person, then there's another workaround, but it is extreme in nature. Here’s a step by step guide to contact someone on WhatsApp despite being blocked.

How to contact someone on WhatsApp despite being blocked

20 Minutes
  • Smartphone
  • Android phone
  • Updated browser
  • Internet
Step 1:

Navigate to the WhatsApp settings menu and select 'Delete account' from the drop-down menu. Yes, you read that right!

Step 2:

Now, reinstall the app on your phone and create your account again. 

Step 3:

You will be able to message the contacts who have blocked you after the app has been reinstalled.

Step 4:

Notably, deleting your WhatsApp account will instantly remove you from all WhatsApp groups. So, you will have to get back access to them too. Or simply ignore, if they are not worth the the trouble.

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First Published Date: 22 Feb, 12:03 IST