WhatsApp: How to Change Who Can Add You to Groups

Users can prevent others from being able to add them to conversations

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By default, WhatsApp allows all users to add other users to groups in the messaging application. However, users have the ability to prevent other users from being able to add them to groups if they’d like.

Our guide will show you how to change who can add you to groups on WhatsApp.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the WhatsApp app on iOS.

Step 1: Tap “Settings” in the navigation menu at the bottom of the screen.

Screenshot of WhatsApp's bottom navigation menu with a red arrow pointing at "Settings"

Step 2: Tap “Account.”

Screenshot of WhatsApp's "Settings" menu with a red arrow pointing at "Account"

Step 3: Tap “Privacy.”



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