How to delete a Whatsapp contact on Android

There are many applications of instant messaging that we can use on our Android smartphones. And with these many applications, we also have a lot of contacts associated. It is not always easy to navigate, this is why it is sometimes necessary to sort it out a bit. removing some of them.

The objective of this article is therefore to focus on the application Whatsapp, one of the most famous messaging apps, and to quickly show you how to delete a Whatsapp contact of your Android smartphone.

It exists two different techniques which we are going to show you here. The first is to Supprimer directly the contact from your phone book, because you should know that Whatsapp syncs directly with this one. If you no longer have it in your phone's contacts, then it will no longer appear in your Whatsapp contacts.

The second technique is to block the person directly in the discussion started with this one, in order to cut the discussions.

How to delete a Whatsapp contact on Android

Important to note, in the 1st case you delete contact but the person will still be able to write to you, you will just no longer have a name associated with this contact, this one will be displayed by its number. In the second technique, you block the person, so she will no longer be able to send you a message.

Delete a Whatsapp contact by deleting the contact from the phone book of your smartphone

Delete a Whatsapp contact by deleting the contact from the phone book of your smartphone

As explained above, you simply have to delete the contact from your directory. For it, open the directory on your smartphone, find the contact in question, press the three small dots top right, then " Supprimer"

Once this is done, you will need to sync again your Whatsapp application so that it takes into account changes.
If you also want delete discussion with this contact, just stay supported on this one (in the menu with your different discussions), you will see different options appear at the top of your phone screen, hit the trash can. This will delete your joint discussion.

Delete a Whatsapp contact by blocking the person on the application

Delete a Whatsapp contact by blocking the person on the application

As we explained above, there is a second technique in order to delete a contact, it's just blocking the person on the app.

To do this, open Whatsapp, click on the contact that you wish Supprimer, then at the very bottom of the drop-down menu, press " block". As we explained to you above, with this procedure you will not be no longer able to write to this person or receive his messages.

Here are the two techniques that will allow you to delete a Whatsapp contact on your Android smartphone.


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