With more than a billion users, WhatsApp is one of the most user friendly instant-messaging apps. However, at times you may receive unwanted messages on your WhatsApp wall, interfering in personal privacy. 

In these cases, ‘blocking’ is typically the best solution. When you block someone you won’t be able to get spam messages, calls or status updates. 

For blocking someone on WhatsApp for iOS:

  1. Hover over to your chat with the spammer and click on their name
  2. Scroll down and click on the ‘Block’ button.
  1. Click on ‘Block’ again to confirm the process