LinkedIn is a great site for connecting with others and finding jobs. But sometimes the site isn’t that ideal to use. After all, there will always be annoying scams, promotions, as well as rude people.

The best way to get out of such situations is to simply block the LinkedIn profile. But do you know how to block someone on LinkedIn? Let us tell you that in detail below. But first know:

How to Block Someone on LinkedIn

 

What Is The Result Of Blocking Someone Through LinkedIn?

Know that if you block someone, then they won’t be able to see your profile on LinkedIn anymore. Now for the question that you definitely will be thinking about- will LinkedIn notify the person about this block?

Note that the answer is no. So you can rest easy. However, do note that there’s one exception. If you have ever shared any LinkedIn-Recruiter account or such with the person you have blocked, then LinkedIn will notify that person about the block.

Note that you can block 1400 people at one time in LinkedIn. Also, know that if you decide to unblock a member, but again wish to block them, then you will need to wait 2 days or a minimum of 48 hours.

How Can You Block On LinkedIn Desktop? 

If you are using a desktop, then you need to use the website of LinkedIn to block someone. Here’s how to do it:

  • First, open any web browser on the PC and then enter the LinkedIn website. After that go into your LinkedIn account by entering your password and username.
  • Now go to the profile you wish to block. In that profile, beneath all the profile information, simply click on the button saying “More.”
  • You will find that a menu will appear. From that menu select the option saying “Report/Block.”
  • After this, a window will show up. In this Report window, you will have to click on the “Block” option present in the right-hand bottom corner of your screen.
  • However, if you have changed your mind and don’t want to block the person anymore, then just click on the option saying “Go Back “
  • That’s all you need to do. If you click on the Block option, then the LinkedIn profile you did these steps from will be blocked. They won’t be about to see your LinkedIn profile any longer.

How Can You Block On LinkedIn Mobile? 

So now you know how to block someone on a LinkedIn desktopBut do you know how to do it on mobile?

After all, most of us use LinkedIn on our phones with the app. As such, if you want to block sometime through your Android, iPhone, or iPad, then you need to use the app.

Here we will tell you how to do that:

  • First, open up the app on the device you are using. After this, you need to head to the profile you wish to block.
  • On the profile of the person you want to block, you will see the Message option. Beside that will be three dots. You need to click on that.
  • From there, you need to select the option saying “Report or Block.” Note that you might have to do some scrolling before seeing it.
  • Next, a screen saying “Report” will open, and at the very bottom, you will have to tap on the “Block” button.

That’s all you have to do to block the user you have selected.

How Can You Unblock On LinkedIn Desktop? 

After some time you might think that you need to unblock someone. Know that it’s possible to unblock anyone on LinkedIn and the best part is that the process is really easy. Here are the steps you need to follow on LinkedIn for that:

  • First, open LinkedIn and then head to the icon saying “Me” present in the topmost toolbar.
  • From the menu choose the option saying “Settings and Privacy.” Under that tab click on the “Blocking and Hiding” option present in the left-hand sidebar.
  • After this click on the “Change” option situated right next to the one saying “Blocking.”
  • After this click on the “Unblock” button located beside the name. That profile will now be unblocked and they will from now on be able to see your profile.

How Can You Unblock On LinkedIn Mobile? 

We have told you how to block someone on LinkedIn desktop and mobile as well as how to unblock them on desktop. Now we will tell you how to unblock someone through the LinkedIn app.

How to Block Someone on LinkedIn

Here’s how you can unblock someone from your LinkedIn mobile app:

  • Head to your LinkedIn profile. On the topmost right part of your screen, you will see a gear icon. You need to click on it.
  • Note that at the topmost part of the option saying Settings, you will find 4 tabs. Click on the “Privacy” option.
  • After that, a menu will appear and you need to find the “Who you’re blocking” option. Now click on it. Note that you might have to scroll down a little to get it.
  • After this, click on the “Unblock” option. LinkedIn will prompt you if you want to unblock this person. In response, you will have to enter your password to confirm.
  • That’s it. You have now successfully unblocked a person on mobile.

Now you know how you can block someone on LinkedIn desktop as well as mobile. So if someone is annoying you, then you can put an end to that easily. Also, if you want to unblock someone, then we have told you how to do it as well. However, do note that if you want to block the same person after unblocking them, then you need to wait for 48 hours before doing so.

Max & Team

Max and his team write tutorials & guides about everything that has to do with social media. TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and co: In the blog of Adfluencer, our influencer marketing agency, you can find super many helpful articles 🙂