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Best practices to avoid getting banned on WhatsApp

What to do when your number has been banned by WhatsApp

You know that your account was banned when you see the following message from within WhatsApp:

"Your phone number is banned from using WhatsApp. Contact support for help."

There are two kinds of WhatsApp bans: temporary and permanent.

While the temporary ban lasts unusually about 8 or 24 hours, the permanent one is… well, permanent!

Although there is little to no official information about how, when and why WhatsApp decides to ban an account, we have gathered a few, useful and effective observations.

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