How to Block Someone’s Whatsapp Status

When the status feature was initially launched on WhatsApp five years ago, not all its users were happy about it. In fact, it was a collective demand of a large user community to take the feature. Many even criticized WhatsApp for copying Instagram.

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However, just as humans can get used to absolutely anything with time, the same was the case for this feature. Very soon, people started uploading statuses to wish their friends and family on special occasions, followed by the meme culture that’s prevalent on the platform even now.

But there are some people on WhatsApp who upload too many statuses of every random thing, even irrelevant songs and videos that you’d rather not see.

Are you wondering if there’s a way to avoid seeing their status for good? That’s the question we aim to answer in our blog today. Let’s get started!

Is it Possible to Block Someone’s Whatsapp Status?

Without wasting much of your time, let’s get straight to the point. Yes, it is possible to block someone’s WhatsApp status. However, this feature has not been released by WhatsApp exclusively for statuses so far. In other words, if you want to block someone’s WhatsApp status, you’ll have to block them altogether on the platform.

This means that they’ll be blocked from texting or calling you, checking your display pictures and statuses: a complete severing of all ties between you two on the platform. So, if that’s something you are okay with, you can go ahead and block them on WhatsApp.

However, if this isn’t what you had in mind, blocking might not be the right choice for you. Wondering what else can be? Stick with us a little longer to find out.

Summing It Up 

With this, we’ve reached the end of our blog. Today, we’ve discussed about the possibility of blocking someone’s status on WhatsApp.

If you’ve been paying attention so far, you’d already know that such a thing is impossible without blocking them completely, which would cut all ties between you two on the platform. We’ve also provided you with a safer alternative to avoid seeing someone’s WhatsApp status without blocking them: muting their statuses!

If we helped solve your problem, do let us know which complicated process you’d want to know about next in the comments below.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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