How to put the Block on WhatsApp

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You are looking for a guide to show you eat mettere il blocco your WhatsApp ? Very well, you are in the right place to learn how to block the most popular messaging application in the world.

Let's find out together how to insert the infamous stop in the settings and which are the most interesting apps that can be used to do the same job (but in a more specific way).

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How to put the Block on WhatsApp

Our analysis starts from a full-blown fact: on the Whatsapp settings you can find an option for block access to Whatsapp. Another truth is that this is only possible on iOS devices.

If you own a smartphone other than iPhone, you will therefore have to use third-party apps to achieve the same result.
Don't worry, we will provide you with all the details and some ad hoc explanations.

Come mettere il blocco your WhatsApp iPhone

If you are a lover of Apple and have one of its devices, know that you can block access to Whatsapp through simple settings.
To understand how to put the lock on Whatsapp iPhone follow our steps.

Log in to WhatsApp from your iPhone and go to Settings (find it in the lower right part).
Now go on Account and then Privacy.
Now select the wording Screen lock and put on ON the bar next to Face ID / Request Touch ID.
This enabled option will allow you to open the messaging app via these 2 options.

Obviously this method is a little invasive because every time you open the application you will be asked for your fingerprint or facial recognition.
Using it always is therefore not recommended but it could be useful in case of unwanted "neighbors".

One other thing you can decide is always in Settings.
Go up Usage time then on Utilizza codice "Tempo di utilizzo" then go now on Limitations App.
Now click on Aggiungi LIMITATION OF USE and you will see various options including social Network (inside then you will find WhatsAPP), you can select Immediately, after 1 minute, after 15 minutes e after 1 hour.

In this case, Whatsapp will automatically block, if it is open, after the period of time that we will decide.
Less secure but also more flexible, this is the choice we recommend you make.

Come mettere il blocco your WhatsApp Android

If you have a mobile phone with an Android operating system, things get complicated, or rather you need to use a third-party app to block the service.
Understand how to put the block on Android WhatsApp however, it is not difficult and we will show it to you in the next lines.

One of the first systems that allows you to set a lock or enter a password is our antivirus.
Now several of these systems allow you to block apps (often found in Settings - Block) and to set a real access code.

Antivirus come Avira, AGV e AVL allow this type of block but often this option is only available for a fee and not in the Free version.
That's why you need to download specific apps if you don't want to put your hand to your wallet.

One of the applications that we recommend to block WhatsApp is called AppLock, and is one of the most famous on the market (as well as being one of the most reliable).
Here is a brief explanation on how to use it.

Go to the Play Store and search for AppLock. Now download the application and wait for it to load on your smartphone.
Launch the app and see the screen that will open to you.

You will be asked to enter one numerical combination which will be used to block your apps, do it twice to confirm. A screen will open with your apps then select WhatsApp (you will see a green padlock nearby activate).

Each time you have to open your app, select you will then have to enter the code you have chosen. Nothing difficult right?


In our article we showed you how to insert the Whatsapp block on iOS and Android but there are other interesting articles to discover other tricks. Here are some of them:
How to remove reports on WhatsApp
How to delete a WhatsApp message
How to delete a contact from WhatsApp

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