WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware, cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP service owned by Facebook. WhatsApp Group is a great way to stay connected with your friends, family, or people with similar interests.
However, anyone can add you to the WhatsApp group without your permission, which can quickly become a problem. For example, by sending a link and being invited to join a group, and added you to group without your permission?
Now a solution to this problem has been discovered and you can prevent anyone from becoming part of any unknown Whats group in this way.
The new group privacy setting for WhatsApp is now available on both Android and iPhone Mobil sets.
Here’s how you can enable these settings on your smartphone. Before we tell you this way, you need to make sure that the latest WhatsApp version is installed on your phone (device). If you want to avoid harm, stop searching on Google
Version 2.19.308 for Android and 2.19.112 for iPhone must be installed. In this regard, you can update the iPhone on the Google Play Store for Android and the App Store for iPhone by going to the relevant WhatsApp pages.
Then follow the steps below.
1- Open the WhatsApp on your Android smartphone and tap the vertical three dots icon in the top right.
2- Then go to Settings and go to Account and then Privacy.
3- Now everyone can go to Groups and select either one of My Options, My Contacts, or My Contacts Except.
4- If you choose everyone, anyone can add you to their group.
5- If you choose My Contacts, only the people in your contact list will be able to make you a part of the group.
6- The third and last option is to select My Contacts Except only select people will be able to add you to the group. You can either one by one or tap the Select All icon in the top right, these people will send you invitations to the private chat to join the group, then you will have three days to accept the request or invitation. Or deny, otherwise the invitation will expire three days later.
The following is how users who use WhatsApp on the iPhone can protect themselves from the unknown group.
Open your WhatsApp on the iPhone and go to the tab settings on the bottom bar, and then go to Accounts, Privacy and Groups.
On the second screen, select one of the three options: Everyone, My Contacts and My Contacts Except. Here you can select all contacts either one by one or by using the Select All button.