When you argue with someone or an unknown person constantly writes or calls to you in Viber, then the following question becomes: how to block the Viber contact? This can only be done in a Smartphone application, as there is no such function in the Viber desktop version. Here, we will show you how to add any user to the Viber blacklist.
How to block a Viber contact
It is referred to a user you previously added to your contacts in Viber. To block him/her in Viber, go to the “Calls” tab. If you interacted with this person via audio or video communication, click on his/her name in the “Recent Calls” box.
If not, scroll down the page to the “Contacts” box and tap by the user’s name.
The contact page opens. There are three points in the upper right corner. Click on them.
A menu of three items will appear. We are interested in the very last one called “Block”. Click on this inscription to add the person to the Viber blacklist.
The notification of blocking will pop up below as a box with a name and a phone number of the blocked user.
Now, you know how to block someone in Viber if this person is in your contact list. And what if this person is not in your contact list? We’ll tell you about it now!
How to block an unknown person in Viber
Things happen that someone writes to you from an unknown number in Viber. Write down or remember this number. Then click on the icon with three horizontal lines and the inscription “More” in the right lower corner. The settings menu appears. Tap the “Privacy” item.
Then click on the “Block list” item. And you will find yourself on a page with blocked users. You are already aware of how to block Viber contact. If there is someone on this list, it means that you have previously blocked these people. To add a new user to the blacklist, click on the plus sign.
Enter the number of the unknown person you want to block, which you wrote or memorized, and click on the “Add a phone number” pop-up box.
After that, this unknown person will be blocked in Viber.
How to know if someone blocked you on Viber
How to know if someone blocked you on Viber? Indirect signs will tell you about this:
- The person who added you to the blacklist will no longer appear online.
- Your messages sent remain without “Delivered” and “Viewed” statuses.
- You will not see either a phone number or an avatar of the person who blocked you.
So, if an unknown number disturb you in Viber or you want to stop communicating with someone from your contacts, you can block him/her using this instruction! And, to find out if someone blocked you on Viber, check the above signs.