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Block someone on LinkedIn (desktop and mobile)

LinkedIn is one such platform that can help you find a suitable job. In fact, it is the most preferred and trusted platform for people looking for options to succeed in a career, learn new skills, build meaningful connections and meet new people.

While on LinkedIn, you can connect with people who share the same interest and form a professional relationship; there may be times when you want to remove someone on the platform.

LinkedIn has a huge user base, like any social networking site. And it’s quite normal for a site like LinkedIn to have spammers. Maybe you have a connection on your profile that annoys you, and you might want to avoid it.

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How do you block someone on LinkedIn?

Since LinkedIn is solely for building professional relationships, it’s best to keep your profile clean and remove all irrelevant, unwanted contacts. There is also an option to block accounts on Linkedin.

Therefore, this article will share a step-by-step guide on how to block someone on LinkedIn for good. We’ve shared the steps for both the LinkedIn desktop and mobile apps. Let’s start.

What happens when you block someone on LinkedIn?

Before you block someone, it’s important to know what to expect when you block a member. Blocking a LinkedIn profile removes them from your list of connections.

Once you block someone on LinkedIn, you will not receive any notification from them. In addition, you will not be able to see their content in the group feed or group search results.

How to block someone on LinkedIn for desktop?

It’s pretty easy to block someone on LinkedIn from a desktop. You need to follow some of the simple steps we have shared below. Here’s what to do.

1. First, open your favorite web browser and go to Then log in with your LinkedIn account.

2. Once blocked, find the profile that you want to block.

find the profile

3. When the profile appears in the search result, click the View full profile option.

View full profile

4. On their profile page, click the More knob.


5. Select ‘Report/Block


6. Select ‘Block‘.


7. Click on the ‘Block‘ button again on the confirmation prompt.


That is it! This is how you can block a user on LinkedIn. You must repeat the steps for each LinkedIn you want to block.

Block someone on LinkedIn for mobile

If you don’t have a computer/laptop, you can use the LinkedIn mobile app to block a user. Here are the steps to block people on the LinkedIn mobile app.

1. First of all, open the LinkedIn app on your mobile. Then, in the search field, search for the profile name you want to block.

search for the profile name

2. Select the profile and tap the ‘View full profile‘ knob.

View full profile

3. On the profile page, tap the three dots next to the Message button.

three dots

4. Select ‘Report or block‘ from the list of options.

Report or block

5. On the report screen, tap the Block.


6. On the confirmation screen, tap the Block button again.


That is it! Here’s how you can block someone on LinkedIn for mobile.

How to unblock someone on LinkedIn?

If you change your mind and plan to unblock a blocked user, you can easily do so. You can unblock someone on Linkedin by following the steps below.

1. Open your favorite web browser and log in to your LinkedIn account.

2. Once logged in, click on the me (profile picture) in the upper right corner.

me (profile picture)

3. Select from the list of options that appears Settings.


4. On the Settings screen, switch to the Visibility tab.


5. Scroll down on the right side and click To block.

To block

6. Now you will find all the people you have blocked on your LinkedIn profile. To unblock a profile, click on the Unblock button next to the name.


7. Now you are prompted to do so enter your account password. Simply enter the password and click the Unblock button.

enter your account password

That is it! Here’s how to unblock someone on LinkedIn. You can do the same from the LinkedIn mobile app.

Also Read: How To Change Your LinkedIn Profile URL

So, this guide is about how to block someone on Linkedin from a desktop or mobile. If you need more help blocking a LinkedIn user, let us know in the comments. And if the article helped you, share it with your friends.

Amir Hussain

Amir Hussain is the founder of Freemium World, a geek by nature and a professional Blog writer . I love to write about new technology trends, social media, hacking, blogging and much more.

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