Daily, millions of people utilize WhatsApp. Although it is a fantastic tool for connecting with friends and family, certain people constantly bother you. Is it not? Blocking is one method for getting rid of such irritable folks. What if, however, you decide against blocking? There is a way to do that as well, I suppose.

Users of WhatsApp can save conversations. The messaging platform was previously used to notify users whenever an archived chat message or called. But no longer. WhatsApp now conceals all notifications for archived chats due to a recent update. And in my opinion, that’s one of the best features the instant messaging service has introduced.

How can you archive a contact on WhatsApp?

Step 1: Update the WhatsApp app from the App store or Play store.
Step 2: Open the app and search for the contact you wish to avoid

Step 3: Long press on the contact
Step 4: Click on the archive
Step 5: The contact will be seen only in the archive section until you unachieve it.

The catch is that you can always visit the archive section to view notifications from the archive chat. WhatsApp also offers the option to block contacts if you feel the archive is not for you. So, unless you choose to unblock, you will never receive notifications from the concerned party—messages or calls.

Blocking a contact on WhatsApp is easy; follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app
Step 2: Select the connection you wish to block
Step 3: Open the WhatsApp chat
Step 4: Click on the name of the person at the top
Step 5: Scroll down and stop on the “block” option.

There’s another way one can avoid a WhatsApp friend without blocking them. Just mute the person. And how to do that?how to stop spam texting

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app
Step 2: Long press on contact after opening the app
Step 3: Click on the Mute option

Step 4: Under mute, WhatsApp lets users mute the chat for – 8 hours, 1 week or Always.
Step 5: To mute someone forever, click on the Always option. You can change the setting any time.

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