How to block someone on LinkedIn (and unblock)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to block and unblock someone on LinkedIn via a computer and via an Android phone.

How to block someone on LinkedIn via a computer

1. Go to www.linkedin.com.

2. Go to the profile of the person you want to block on LinkedIn.

3. Click on the [...] or More button located below the username and next to the Follow or Connect or Message button(s).

LinkedIn profile actions button

4. Click on Report / Block.

Block someone on LinkedIn via a computer

Now you will get three options.

5. Click on Block [name of person] (e.g., Block Peter).

A confirmation message will appear.

6. Click on the Block button to confirm.

This person is now blocked by you on LinkedIn.

How to unblock someone on LinkedIn via a computer

1. Go to www.linkedin.com.

2. Click on your small profile picture located in the top menu of LinkedIn.

3. Click on Settings & Privacy.

Open LinkedIn settings

4. Scroll down to Blocking and hiding.

5. Click on Blocking.

6. Click on Unblock located next to the username of the person you want to unblock on LinkedIn.

7. Enter your password.

8. Click on Unblock member.

Unblock someone on LinkedIn via a computer

This person is now unblocked by you on LinkedIn.

How to block someone on LinkedIn via an Android phone

1. Open the LinkedIn app.

2. Go to the profile of the person you want to block on LinkedIn.

3. Tap on the [...] or [More] or [▾] button located below the username and next to the Follow or Connect or Message button(s).

LinkedIn profile actions button on Android

4. Tap on Report or block.

Now you will get three options.

5. Tap on Block [name of person] (e.g., Block Peter).

A confirmation message will appear.

6. Tap on the Block button to confirm.

This person is now blocked by you on LinkedIn.

How to unblock someone on LinkedIn via an Android phone

1. Open the LinkedIn app.

2. Go to your profile.

To go to your profile, tap on your profile picture (top left corner) and then tap on View Profile.

Open your LinkedIn profile on Android

3. Tap on the gear icon located in the top right corner.

Open LinkedIn settings on Android

4. Tap on Privacy.

5. Tap on Who you're blocking.

Open LinkedIn privacy settings on Android

6. Tap on Unblock located next to the username of the person you want to unblock on LinkedIn.

7. Enter your password.

8. Tap on Done.

This person is now unblocked by you on LinkedIn.


Reference:

Linkedin.com: Blocking or unblocking a member