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Do not pick up calls coming from numbers like +251, +84 on WhatsApp, learn how to block


Recently many people have complained on Twitter about international numbers starting with numbers like +84, +62, +60 on WhatsApp. These WhatsApp calls are coming to the user from countries like Malaysia, Kenya, Vietnam, Ethiopia. If you are getting this type of call on your WhatsApp, do not pick it up as it may be a scam.




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Today almost every smartphone user uses the instant messaging app WhatsApp. But these days many calls are received on WhatsApp from such unknown numbers that even you must be wondering whose number it is? Actually, a new scam has surfaced on WhatsApp. Recently many people have complained on Twitter about international numbers starting with numbers like +84, +62, +60 on WhatsApp. These WhatsApp calls are coming to the user from countries like Malaysia, Kenya, Vietnam, Ethiopia. If you are getting this type of call on your WhatsApp, do not pick it up as it may be a scam.

How to stay safe from WhatsApp call scam

If a call or message comes from an international number on WhatsApp, then there is no need to worry. But it is important to report and block the caller immediately. Not only this, do not click on any message or link received from an unknown number, as it may contain some kind of malware to steal data or money. Here you can also be tricked to steal your hard earned money. So it is better not to fall for the temptation written in the message and block the unknown caller immediately. These days job offer scam is also going on on WhatsApp. Be careful with this and don’t trust a stranger. If you trust unknown people, then you will lose your hard earned money.

Do not pick up calls coming from numbers like +251, +84 on WhatsApp, learn how to block
how to report on whatsapp

How to block and report on WhatsApp

  • First of all you have to open WhatsApp. Then the three dot option will appear on the right side, from here go to Settings.
  • Then tap on Privacy > Blocked Contacts.
  • Now tap on the Add button on the top right.
  • Then find or select the contact you want to block.

Another easy way is to open the number you want to block on WhatsApp, then a menu with 3 dots will appear on the right side, after tapping on it, tap on the ‘More’ option at the bottom. After this the option of report and block will appear. From here also you can block and report that contact.

Rishabh Garg
Rishabh Garg
Rishabh writes about the latest technology news for Naxon Tech
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