WhatsApp Mute unknown calls Feature will protect spam scam & unknown calls How to Activate

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Spam calls coming from unwanted numbers on WhatsApp have troubled people a lot in the past. The matter gained momentum on social media. People complained. After that the government also became active and asked WhatsApp to take necessary action. Now it seems that the messaging platform has found a solution to protect users from unwanted calls. On Tuesday, WhatsApp said that it is bringing 2 new updates. Users can now mute calls from unknown people. This feature can be turned on by going to WhatsApp settings.

In a blog post, WhatsApp has said that it has brought two updates for the users named ‘mute calls of unknown people’ and ‘Privacy Checkup’.

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WhatsApp has said that the feature related to muting calls from unknown people will give people more privacy and control over incoming calls. WhatsApp claims that this feature automatically blocks calls from spam, scams and unknown people. The mobile will not ring when these calls come, but these calls will appear in the user’s call list, because it is possible that one of these calls may be important for you.

Tech News by Careers Ready Hindi team checked this feature. We saw this feature in the current stable versions. If you enable this feature, you will not be bothered by calls coming from unknown numbers. However, calls will be visible in the app and notification area. This means that if an unknown call becomes necessary, users will be able to pick it up.

This is how to mute unknown calls

  • If you are an Android smartphone user and want to enable this feature in your phone, then follow these steps.
  • Click on the three dots visible at the top of the WhatsApp app.
  • A small window will open, where there will be a Settings option at the bottom, click on it.
  • After clicking on Settings, you have to click on the Privacy feature.
  • Scroll down and click on the Call option at the bottom.
  • Here you will get the option of Silence Unknown Callers, enable it.

Apart from this, WhatsApp has said that it is launching another feature called Privacy Checkup with the aim of making information about security measures available to all people. Now people can tell each other about the security measures available on WhatsApp.

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