How to Block Someone from Messenger

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While using messenger, sometimes you feel annoyed and want to block some people, so they may not be able to contact you.

When you block someone from the messenger, they can’t see your photos, updates, even they can’t call or text you, they can’t check that you are online. You become totally invisible to that person.

Now, we are going to discuss in details, how to block someone from the messenger:

How to block someone from messenger using App

These are the steps through which you can block someone from the messenger:

  1. Open messenger: Open the messenger app in your android phone.
  2. Login: Just enter your email id with the password and then log in, but in case you are logged in then there is no need.
  3.  Select the person: After tapping, you see your messages with people and select the person from your choice.    
  4.  Tap on chat for a while: After selecting the person, just tap on that for a while and a list will generate, shows the block option, tap on that.
  5. Choose the option: After tapping, you see there are two options: “block messages” and “block person name”, choose the option from your choice.
  6. Block the person: After choosing, you see a grey bar, swipe it right, and the person is now blocked.

There is another method through which you can block someone from the messenger:

  1. Open messenger app: Open the messenger app in your android phone.
  2. Sign-in: Just enter your email id with the password and then log in, but in case you are logged in then there is no need.
  3. Tap on chat: Choose the person, you want to block, tap on chat.
  4. Tap on i-icon: After tapping on chat, on the top-right corner, you see i-icon, tap on that.
  5. Tap on block option: After tapping, you see a block option, tap on that.
  6. Choose from the block option: After tapping, you see there are two options: “block messages” and “block person name”, choose the option from your choice.
  7. Block the person: After choosing, you see a grey bar, swipe it right, and the person is now blocked.

If you want to check either the person is blocked, just open your Facebook account and type the name of the blocked person in the search bar, you may not find the person because now he is blocked.

How to block someone from messenger on Desktop

These are the steps through which you can block the person on messenger:

  1. Open web browser: Open your web browser and type https://www.messenger.com and press enter.
  2. Sign-in: Enter your Gmail id with password and press enter.
  3. Choose the person you want to block: After Login, On the top-left corner, you see your messages with people, just choose the person from your choice and click on that.
  4. Select the delete: Select on delete option from the list, again it will ask you to delete the conversation, Click on that.
  5. Click on gear icon: On the top-left corner, you see gear like icon just click on that.
  6. Click on block message: After clicking, a list will generate, in the bottom you see the block messages option, click on that.
  7. Ask you to block: After clicking, a pop up will generate ask you to block just click on block messages.

By blocking the messages services, you still can see the pictures, status, updates etc. of the blocked person. but he can’t message or call you. Even the messenger will notify you when you try to join a group conversation, and the blocked person is also available on that group.

 You can open the messenger app either in your computer or mobile device, this procedure we discuss above will surely help in blocking someone from the messenger.

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