Avoid being added to a WhatsApp group WITHOUT your permission

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Prevent being added to a WhatsApp group without your permission it is something that has already been possible since the last update of this messaging client. And it has happened to all of us there add to a group without our consent, which violates ours privacy and data protection law. That is why today in The Power Of The Green Android we will tell you what to do to avoid being easily inserted into WhatsApp groups.



I don't want to be added to WhatsApp groups

You have every right not to want anyone to add you to groups with people you don't know, since the your phone and maybe even your profile picture will exposed in them. That's why you need to know how to avoid being added to whatsapp groups without my permission and I will explain it to you.

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How to avoid being added to a WhatsApp group without your consent 2022

avoid being added to WhatsApp groups without your permission, the first thing to do is install the latest version of the application. Once the app is updated, we will go inside and look at the top right i 3 vertical points, click on it.

This is where a menu will appear, because of all the options for avoid being added to WhatsApp groups without your permission, we have to insert "Settings".



Once we are in «Settings» we must enter the section that says "Account", as in the photo.

Many options will appear but the only one that interests us is «Privacy», let's go inside.

Avoid being included in a WhatsApp group without your permission 2022

We'll have to go to the section «Groups», let's go in.


Avoid being added to WhatsApp groups without your consent

In the «Groups» section we can see who can add you to them:

  • Everyone (anyone can add you).
  • My contacts (Only your contacts).
  • Nobody (No one can add you to WhatsApp groups without your consent).

Of all the options, if what you want is prevent someone from putting you in WhatsApp groups without you wanting to, we will choose the option "Nobody"as shown in the following photo. This way they can send us the invitation privately and we can accept it o less.


As you can see, no application is needed to block WhatsApp groups and not be added without your permission, the app itself is capable of doing this natively. Always remember that you can send me a comment if you have any questions. Don't forget to share this article with your social networksplease, this would help me a lot to reach other people.. thank you so much!


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