What is important to know about blocking contacts in Viber

If you block a contact in Viber, then the person will not be able to write and call you or add you to groups. In addition, he will not be able to see your status and account changes.

When sending a text or file, a blacklisted subscriber will receive a notification that his message cannot be delivered to the addressee. Starting an audio or video call will also fail. But there is no special notification about blocking a contact in Viber. This can be understood only indirectly.

If you uninstall and reinstall the app, the list of blocked numbers will be reset. Therefore, it is advisable to remember which of the users you added to it.

The version of the messenger for the computer is fully tied to the mobile application and is constantly synchronized with it. This also applies to the blacklist, which is updated on all your devices.

Registration and important account settings are available only from a smartphone. It will not be possible to fully restrict access to an unwanted user through the PC version. But in the settings there is a “Security and privacy” section where you can view a list of blocked numbers.

How to block a contact on Viber

On a smartphone in personal correspondence

  1. Launch Viber.
  2. Click on the “Chats” button in the menu below.
  3. Select the desired chat from the list.
  4. In an open conversation, tap the info button with three dots or the contact name at the top of the screen.
  5. From the menu that appears, select Info on Android or Info & Settings on iOS.
  6. Click Block Contact.

On a smartphone, if there is no personal correspondence

  1. Launch Viber.
  2. Click on the “More” button with three lines or three dots.
  3. Go to Settings → Privacy → Blocked Numbers.
  4. Click on the “+” button on Android or “Add number” on iOS in the upper right corner.
  5. Mark the desired name in the list or enter a phone number in the search bar.
  6. Confirm that you want to block the contact or phone number.

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