WhatsApp bug allegedly letting blocked contacts send messages and see their status. Its users were in a woozy when the viral ‘Black Dot’ message was causing their applications to crash prior this month. Recently, another bug is tormenting the messaging application, with users reports of blocked accounts still being able to message them.
Not just that, they can see their profile and status too. The company knows about the issue, and that a fix is now being taken off to clients.
WhatsApp bug has influenced numerous users on Android and iPhone both, as per various reports on Twitter, enabling blocked parties to send clients private messages, aside from review their profile and Status too.
Anyone else recieving messages from people they've blocked on WhatsApp?
— The Waveman (@caseywaves) May 23, 2018
Guys please, why am I still getting WhatsApp messages from this person even when I already blocked him?
Is there a new way to blocking a number from sending you messages on WhatsApp?
Please help!!! pic.twitter.com/GuUrq1nSjT
— Ariyo Ose (@Osesax) May 22, 2018
Notwithstanding, a critical admonition might be that the parties had not been as of late blocked. The way that it influences both Android and iPhone clients shows it might be a server-side issue.
There happens to be a workaround, clients report – unblocking the parties and re-blocking them will by and by re-establish ordinary blocking conduct, keeping them from sending messages and view profile and status. Obviously, that is not a total arrangement, with blocked parties being fit for review unless they alert the users by communicating something specific.
WhatsApp acquainted the piece include with keep undesirable individuals under control, and at present it isn’t doing what it was proposed for. Having blocked users abruptly message suddenly couldn’t run down well with individuals who would prefer not to be in touch after gravely finished connections or different reasons. Regardless, we trust that WhatsApp sees this bug soon, and reveals a fix.
Independently, selected users of the application on iOS and Android beta are presently observing parties calling initiated on their cell phones. Clients on WhatsApp iOS adaptation 2.18.52 and Android beta variant 2.18.145 are detailing having the capacity to see the new Add Participant button after they make a video call.