How to delete a contact from WhatsApp

When you delete a person’s number from WhatsApp, they will no longer appear in your contact list and therefore you will no longer be able to see their statuses or contact them.

For this reason, in the following article we will explain how to delete a contact from WhatsApp, easily and quickly.

Steps to follow

To remove a contact from WhatsApp on both Android and iOS, do the following:

  1. Log in to WhatsApp and in the “Chats” section select “New Chat“.
  2. Then search for the contact in question and click on its name.
  3. Then, press the three dots icon and go to “View in contact book“.
  4. Click on the three dots icon and choose “Delete“.How to remove a contact from WhatsApp - Step 4
  5. Finally, update the contact list by clicking on “New chat“, then on the three dots icon and then on “Update“.

Note: it is possible that the name of some sections may vary depending on the Operating System of the device.

Delete a blocked contact

The procedure to delete a blocked contact from WhatsApp is simple, but to do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Delete the contact directly from the phone book.
  2. Then log into WhatsApp and access the blocked contacts section, to do this click on “Settings > Account > Privacy > Blocked Contacts“.
  3. Finally, choose the contact in question and select “Delete“.

This way you will be able to delete a contact from WhatsApp, in a short time and without complications.

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