My WhatsApp is Banned, How to Get Unbanned?

Unban your Banned WhatsApp Account with simple and reliable solutions listed in the post below. Unlock temporary or permanent ban with the tips underlined.

WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging service and also one of the most downloaded Apps on Android and iOS devices. The mammoth user base of the WhatsApp led to the development of many forked versions of WhatsApp. This mod versions of WhatsApp have features which are lacked in conventional WhatsApp by Facebook. The extra features offered by modified versions of WA made it a very popular alternative to the conventional App. The forked versions work like a normal WA allowing you to send messages to any number i.e you do not need to worry whether a person you are sending message to have a mod version of WhatsApp or not.

Though the features offered by mod versions of WA are very appealing and powerful. But there is a big drawback. The modified versions of WhatsApp break the Terms of Services (ToS) which leads to being banned from using the messaging service. The ban may be either temporary or permanent depending on the level of the policy violation.

Risks Associated with Use of Mod WhatsApp

The forked versions of WhatsApp are not safe to use even though they may promise you to provide some great features which are not available in traditional WA from the original developer. The Apps like WhatsApp Plus, GBWhatsApp, OGWhatsApp or for any instance any other modified versions of WA may hinder your privacy as the messages are not served from the authentic servers like the one which is hosted by WhatsApp LLC. from Facebook.

Risk 1. According to online security researchers, the modified versions of WhatsApp are more prone to inject Malware and Spyware due to less secure hosted servers. They are more vulnerable to cause damage to users data.

Risk 2. The mod versions of WhatsApp are not encrypted and thus whatever messages you send may be read by a 3rd person.

It is very much dangerous to send any confidential info like Banking credentials, Passwords or any other personal detail which may put your privacy at risk.

Risk 3. Using WhatsApp Plus or GBWhatsApp is not illegal but it is against WhatsApps policies. This may trigger the company to put a permanent ban on your WA usage.

Risk 4. These apps ask for permissions which are generally unnecessary for working of the app. The modded apps thus could harness users personal info which could be dangerous if your phone is used for any business purpose.

Risk 5. It is against the policies of WA and you may safe legal litigations.

Why My WhatsApp is Banned?

There may be a number of reasons for an account to get barred from using WhatsApp. Here are a few potential reasons for getting banned.

  • Using modified versions of WhatsApp
  • Doing Spam on WhatsApp (Sending Bulk Messages)
  • Getting reported
  • Dealing in children exploitation
  • Selling illegal products or services
  • Sending malware or virus files
  • Impersonating other users
  • Spreading fake news
  • Spreading hatred, gore, racial comments etc

There could be any of the reason/s listed above for a user to get barred from WA and the most common among the above is using the mod versions of WhatsApp. There are two types of the ban imposed by WhatsApp.

1. Temporary Ban

A temporary ban could last anywhere from a few hours to a few days. This type of ban is generally imposed to warn users to evaluate their mistakes. This ban is imposed if you use mods, send bulk messages, getting blocked, creating groups with unknown contacts and other general mistakes which could be corrected.

2. Permanent Ban

This is more of a long term restriction imposed by WA. This is not an easy ban to recover from. A permanent ban is generally imposed if you are using mod WA even after a number of temporary bans, sending explicit messages, spreading fake news, sharing child exploitation messages services.

Note: The unlocking process may not work 100% especially in case of a permanent ban. WhatsApp may have a solid reason to keep your ban lifelong.

How to Get Unbanned from WhatsApp?

Here are methods to unlock yourself based on the reason for the ban.

1. Temporary Ban due to Mod WhatsApp

If you are banned temporarily for using modified WA like WA Plus, GBWhatsApp or etc. You just need to follow the simple steps.

  1. Firstly, uninstall the modded WhatsApp. (You can also take the backup of the chat)
  2. Now open the App Store and download the WhatsApp.
  3. Register with your mobile number. (With the one which is banned)
  4. You will still notice the temporary ban is present but the timer is constantly decreasing. Once the time is over the WhatsApp is back to normal.

Note: Without switching to original WhatsApp you cannot uplift the Temporary Ban as the timer won’t start.

2. Banned for sending Bulk Messages or Doing Spam

If you are banned because you have sent a large number of messages than a simple mail could solve the issue.

  1. When you open the WhatsApp, you will see a message box with options, there click support.
  2. Now you will be redirected to the WhatsApp support page.WhatsApp Support
  3. Here you will find a number of options just click the last one “You question isn’t mentioned here”
  4. You see a mail compose page.

Write a mail saying that “I did not know the ToS also the number is new to my Contacts. But I sent the messages only to the known people. I request you to please unban me”. You can also try any other message based on your convenience.

Wait for 48 hours till then do not register your number on WhatsApp. After 48 hours try registering, there are good chances that your WhatsApp may be unlocked.

3. Banned for some Basic Reasons

If you are locked for reasons like sending fake news, sharing unauthorised files, getting reported etc. There are chances that you may be unlocked given the level of violation you have. Send a mail to WhatsApp Support team stating that you were not aware of the mistake you were making and the violating the WA policies. Also, apologise to the WhatsApp for the mistake. You may regain access to your WhatsApp account.

4. Permanently Banned

If you are banned for selling illegal stuff, child exploitation, sharing gore or explicit content, using hate speech, racial content, sending a message to unknown people, long term use of mod WhatsApp or something which WhatsApp team feels is beyond basic human innocence than it is very much difficult to regain access to your WhatsApp account.

The only last resort is to send a message to WhatsApp to prove that you are innocent. And if you see a message “Your number is no longer enabled to use our service”. Then it is practically impossible to unlock the number.

If you think your account was banned by mistake, please email them and they will look into your case.

Note: If your WA is banned it means the number can’t be used for WhatsApp services. But you can register any other number on the WhatsApp and continue using the service.

How to restore your WhatsApp Data after Temporary Ban?

1. Wait for your temporary ban to end. There will be timer showing you the time of the ban.

2. In GB WhatsApp, WhatsApp Plus or any other Mod WA, tap More options > Chats > Back up chats.

3. Go to File Manager.

4. Find the folder with ‘Mod WhatsApp’ like GB WhatsApp or WhatsApp Plus and Rename it to “WhatsApp”

5. Navigate to the Play Store and download the official WhatsApp app.

6. In WhatsApp, verify your phone number.

7. You will Backup found on your screen, tap Restore > Next.

8. WhatsApp will load with your existing chats.

You can contact the WA Support based on the device you are using the service.

Conclusion: Do not fall prey for online services which claim to unlock your WhatsApp. There is no agency or online tool that could unban a banned WhatsApp. It is better to wait in case of a temporary ban and send a mail in case of long term ban. I hope the post was helpful. Do comment below for any assistance or support.

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207 Responses

  1. maharazu zakaria says:

    please sir my WhatsApp has been banned please return it for again thank you

  2. 03452680300 says:

    please sir my WhatsApp has been banned please return it for again thank
    you
    Reply

  3. 03452680300 says:

    Hello! I’ve received an anonymous call and I was in hospital on duty didn’t really catch what were they saying and they send a msg I opened it since then I’m unable to use my what’s app. A msg constantly says that your number is banned from using what’s app but doesn’t say temporary or permanent. What should I do now😣

  4. partap singh says:

    My what’s up no banned

  5. Hamid Raza says:

    please i was banned from using whatsapp an i have no knowledge why i was banned am so worried about my app so please am asking if you could please see me through

    Reply

  6. mudassar says:

    my what’s App number has been banned please turn it on again

  7. AMANA RAM JAKHAR says:

    Hello sir, my younger brother has shared a video at the behest of someone, due to which my Facebook and Instagram account has been blocked and WhatsApp account banned, now help me to restart the account.

    • Nikhil says:

      Contact Facebook and let them know that video was shared by mistake.

  8. Khalilullah says:

    stating that you were not aware of the mistake you were making and the violating the WA policies. Also, apologise to the WhatsApp for the mistake. You may regain access to your WhatsApp account.

  9. Avi Tapali says:

    “I did not know the ToS also the number is new to my Contacts. But I sent the messages only to the known people. I request you to please unban me”. You can also try any other message based on your convenience.

  10. Al-amin Adam says:

    My WhatsApp is banned and I’m using it legally. And I’m using WhatsApp from Facebook

  11. Javed says:

    Sir my all noumbars are band

  12. Sanjay varma says:

    Hello.sir Kya app Mera what’s app acoont unbanned Kara sakte ho

  13. Nikhila says:

    My WhatsApp is banned

  14. Krishna murthy says:

    Please unbanned my whatsapp number

  15. Hassan says:

    Pls unbanned my WhatsApp number

  16. maharazu zakariyya says:

    Dear sir my number WhatsApp has been banned please review and unbanned my number WhatsApp

  17. david says:

    how will i unbarnn

  18. Shamshad says:

    Hello
    My whatsapp account has been banned more than 10 days now can help me

  19. Rejoice says:

    Pls my Airtel number has been banned pls I need a code to unban it

  20. eric minz says:

    My account has been banded i want to use my same account

  21. Ashok says:

    Hello
    My WhatsApp account has been banned more than 3 day now can help me

  22. Jitu says:

    My whatapp number is bannied number unbannied please help me centre

  23. sunil patel says:

    I have tray your msg but till 8 day and my number is banned .

  24. Ijeoma says:

    Hi sir please my WhatsApp has been banned and l don’t know the reason why is so.please return it for me

  25. Roseline says:

    My number is banned from using Whatsapp, pls how can I get to unbanned my number so I can chat with friends and family.

  26. Pasindu says:

    I git my whatsapp number banned
    Could you please help to get it unbanned

  27. Rita gabriel says:

    Pls my WhatsApp was banned,pls help me unban it for some important reasons..

  28. Diether Escabusa says:

    Please unbanned my account

  29. Abhinav kholi says:

    I haven’t logged in watsapp with my dad’s number from few months I already checked all reason why watsapp banned people but I haven’t use watsapp longer than 1day with my dad’s number. But after some years I logged with my dad’s number it shows you are banned I checked last seen of my dad’s Wats app thats1 April 2020 but from the long time I haven’t use that number today is9april. Is someone hacked me but I checked my dad inbox there was no Wats app verification code solve my problem and please help

  30. Derick magaga says:

    Kindly my watsapp account has been banned, I even I don’t know the reasons behind it. Kindly can you assist me out to have my account back please. Thanks in advance

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