Linkedin: how to block a person

You have been using the Linkedin social platform for some time to stay up to date on the latest news from the world of work or to look for a new and interesting collaborator for your company, however you would like to protect your profile from unwanted accounts. Don’t worry, you’re in the right place!

I’ve already shown you in the past how to change your account password and check your last logins.

This time, however, we’ll try to avoid hassle going to eliminate users we consider unwanted. In this article I will explain, step by step, how to block a person on Linkedin .

If you have decided to prevent a Linkedin user from viewing your profile on the well-known social network designed to professionals who want to network, know that there is a very simple and quick procedure that you can put into practice by following a few steps. In this way you will prevent the user from viewing your profile both via desktop and mobile device Android and iOS.

Before proceeding I warn you that after blocked a user the name of this will appear in your list of people blocked on Linkedin but the latter will no longer be able to have free access to your profile.

Don’t worry about privacy, also in this case Linkedin thinks to everything and in fact the blocked user will not receive any notification relating to this action. But be careful, if you block someone with whom you share or have shared a Linkedin Recruiter account previously, in that case the platform reserves the right to inform the user in question about your movements.

Well, having said that, I’d say it’s time to get to the heart of this guide. Come on, let’s not get lost in further talk and let’s get to work immediately. Read carefully what I am about to advise you and you will see that in a few minutes you will finally be able to block that contact that has been bothering you for some time.

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How to block a user on Linkedin from Android

If you have decided you want to cut out of your profile some users who are a little too intrusive or simply unwelcome, I suggest you follow all the steps I am about to show you to block the person in question.

If you have an Android mobile device and you want to block a person on the popular professional social network, here’s what you need to do:

  • Start the app of Linkedin or connect to the official website
  • Go to the profile of the person you want to block
  • Under the ‘user’s profile picture tap on the three dots icon in the upper right corner of the screen
  • Select Report or block trong>
  • Now tap on Block (username)
  • To conclude the operation, tap on Block

That’s it! You finally managed to block the person who bothered you so much on Linkedin. Now you and the user in question will no longer be in contact and consequently you will no longer be able to view their respective profiles and obviously you will no longer be able to exchange messages on Linkedin. once the procedure is completed, the Linkedin social platform will remove any confirmations of skills and recommendations of the blocked user.

How to block a user on Linkedin from iPhone / iPad iOS

To block a user on Linkedin using a iOS mobile device (iPhone or iPad) there are some simple and quick steps you need to follow to succeed in the goal that you have set for yourself for weeks but that for various reasons you have never completed.

Here what you have to do to block a person on Linkedin so that they no longer see your profile and cannot reach you:

  • Start the Linkedin app or connect to the site official
  • Go to the profile of the person you want to block
  • Under the user’s profile picture, tap on the three dots icon vertical in the upper right corner of the screen
  • Now select the item Report or block
  • Tap on Block (username)
  • Finally, to conclude the operation, tap on Block

In this way you will have blocked the unwanted person . Remember that from this moment on you and the contact in question will no longer be able to view their respective profiles and you will no longer be able to exchange messages on Linkedin. Furthermore, the platform will remove any confirmations of skills and recommendations of that contact.

How to block a user on Linkedin from a PC / Mac

If you have decided to prevent a Linkedin user to view your profile and want to operate from your PC or Mac , you just have to continue reading and find out the steps to take.

If things are just like that you just have to follow these simple steps to be able to block the person who “annoys” you by acting directly from the computer. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Open the browser you use to navigate
  • Connect to the official website of Linkedin
  • Go to the profile of the person you want to block
  • Click on the More button under his profile picture
  • Now select Report Violation / Block
  • Click on Block (username)
  • Finally click on Block to complete the operation

Done! As I told you this is a really easy and super fast procedure that does not require who knows what commitment of time or effort. Remember that after having blocked a contact on Linkedin you and the user in question will no longer be able to view their respective profiles and will no longer be able to exchange messages on the social network.

Furthermore, the platform of Linkedin will remove any confirmations of competences and recommendations of that contact.

Conclusions

How will you be realized by reading the previous paragraphs, blocking a user on Linkedin is really a walk and you will not need any technical intervention. After following all the steps I have shown you for mobile devices or computers, your profile will no longer be viewed by the unwanted user you have decided to block.

This way, you will certainly protect your privacy and your social activity from prying eyes and you will keep away all those profiles that did not suggest trust and that you wanted to “ban” from your network of connections on the well-known platform for professionals.

I hope this article was helpful and provided you with all the necessary information you were looking for. If you need clarification or if any of the steps shown are not very clear, do not hesitate to contact me, I will be happy to help you.

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