Block Unblock Someone on Facebook Messenger

Block unblock Facebook Messenger
Block unblock Facebook Messenger

Do you know how to block or unblock someone on Facebook Messenger on Android or iOS (iPhone & iPad)? How to stop someone on Facebook Messenger to send you Message? Here is how to block someone to stop other users from sending you calls and messages. If you are tired of receiving messages from someone’s endless then you can block them on your Messenger app and web within few steps. Later on, you can unblock them back when you change your mind.

If you find that anyone is abusing your Facebook Messenger inbox, you can block or stop the sender so that you will no longer receive the messages from that person.

Read: How to make invisible on Facebook and Messenger

What Happens When You Block Someone on Messenger

Whenever you block someone or anyone on Messenger then the below things will happen below:

  1. The person and you will no longer be connected
  2. You will no longer receive messages from the blocked person
  3. Unable to receive chat requests from the blocked users
  4. You are unable to contact the sender
  5. That person will unable to send you videos, photos, text messages calls, and video calls, etc.
  6. Both of you will no longer see each other Profile on Messenger
  7. If you block someone on Facebook Messenger it doesn’t mean block on the complete Facebook platform

Important Note

Keep in mind if that person you block is joining in a group conversation, you are notified before participating in the group conversation. If you decide to join a chat with someone you have blocked, the person can converse with you within the context of that chat. Yes, you will not see that person or individual if the admin of the group removes him/here from the chat group.

Tips to Block Messages on Facebook Messenger

If you have decided that you want to block an individual, follow the appropriate instructions to do so from either the Facebook website or mobile app.

How to Block Someone on Facebook Website on Desktop or Phone

You can block or stop someone or individual on Messenger from the Facebook website on your computer or phone (Desktop, Android or iPhone) in the below steps:

  1. Open your Facebook Account with any browser on your computer or Mobile phone
  2. Click on the Messages icon at the top right side of the web page
  3. Press See All in Messenger of the drop-down menu at the bottom
  4. Find the Person or User you wish to block or stop and hover over that name of the person in the left panel
  5. Select the Three Horzantle Dots once appears to you at the right side of the person’s name
  6. Click on the Block Messages option from the menu
  7. Finally, confirm your action with click on Block Message in the pop-up
Open Facebook Account, Click Messenger icon and See All in Messenger
Open Facebook Account, Click Messenger icon and See All in Messenger
Block Someone on Facebook Messenger.com
Block Someone on Facebook Messenger.com
Click on the Block Messages
Click on the Block Messages

Read: How to Block Someone on Facebook Website Desktop or Phone

How to Block Someone on the Messenger.com on Computer or Mobile

Here is another way to get rid of someone block from sending you messages on Facebook messenger in the below steps:

  1. Visit the Messenger.com on your PC or Smartphone
  2. Find the Person or User you wish to block or stop and
  3. Then Hover over your curser on that name of the person in the left panel
  4. Click on the Three Horizontal dots
  5. Select the Block messages option from the menu
  6. Again click Block Messages in the pop-up dialogue box appear to confirm your decision
Block Someone on Facebook Messenger.com
Block Someone on Facebook Messenger.com
Click on the Block Messages
Click on the Block Messages

How to Block Someone on the Messenger App on Android device

Let’s teach you another way of block or stop messages on the Messenger mobile app on your Android device in the following steps:

  1. Tap on the Messenger App to open it on your Android device
  2. Log in with your Facebook credentials (if you are not)
  3. Find and open the Individual chat you want to block
  4. Now tap on the Info option from the top right side
  5. Scroll down and tap on the Block option at the bottom
  6. Then tap on the Toggle next to the Block on Messenger option
  7. Finally, tap on the Done option
Tap to Open Messenger App, Chat, Info, & Block
Tap to Open Messenger App, Chat, Info, & Block
Tap on Toggle Block on Messenger and Block Messages
Tap on Toggle Block on Messenger and Block Messages

How to Block Someone on the Messenger App on Your iOS or iPhone

Let’s teach you another way of block or stop messages on the Messenger mobile app on your Android or iOS device in the following steps:

  1. Tap on the Messenger App to open it on your iOS (iPhone or iPad)
  2. Log in with your Facebook credentials (if you are not)
  3. Find the Individual chat you want to block
  4. Tap and Hold your finger on the person’s name until a pop-up dialogue display
  5. Now tap on the More option in the dialogue box
  6. Then tap on the Block messages option
  7. Finally, tap on the Done option
Block Someone on Facebook Messenger App on iPhone

Will Someone Know That I’ve blocked them?

Yes, they would get to know later on that they are blocked by you. But they will not get any notification or messages regarding that so do not worry. Because it may not be hard for someone in question to discover the truth and when the individual tries to contact you, they see a message noting that this person is not available right now. According to web search saying that this type of message appears to a person who has been blocked on the platform. If you are worried about someone discovering that they have been blocked, you may select the option for the Ignore Messages option.

How to Unblock Someone on the Facebook Website on Desktop or Mobile

If you block someone accidentally or by mistake or blocked someone before and you change your mind want to unblock that person to allow them to communicate with you.  Here you can unblock someone from sending you messages on the Facebook website or Messenger.com.

  1. Open your Facebook website
  2. Log in to your Facebook account
  3. Click on the Down Arrow from the right corner
  4. Select the Settings option from the drop-down menu
  5. Now click on the Blocking option in the left panel
  6. Go to the Block Messages section
  7. Choose Unblock beside to the person name you want to unblock
Open Facebook Account and Go Settings
Open Facebook Account and Go Settings
Select the Blocking option Under General Settings
Select the Blocking option Under General Settings
Go Block Messages Section and click Unblock option
Go Block Messages Section and click Unblock option

How to Unblock Message or Someone on Messenger.com

Here you can unblock someone on Messenger.com in the following steps:

  1. Visit your Messenger.com on Desktop or Mobile phone
  2. Find the Person or Individual you want to unblock
  3. Now Hover over your curser on a person’s name
  4. Click on Three horizontal dots once appear or open chat and tap on the unblock option in the chat
  5. Select the Unblock option from the menu
Select the Three dot and Click on Unblock Messages
Select the Three dot and Click on Unblock Messages
Open Blocked Chat and click on Unblock Now option
Open Blocked Chat and click on Unblock Now option

Unblock on the Facebook Messenger Mobile App

In this way, you can unblock someone on Facebook Messenger Mobile App on Android or iOs (iPhone & iPad) that you blocked previously from contact or sending you messages on your Smartphone using Messenger App.

  1. Open your Messenger App on your Android or iOS device
  2. Log in to your Messenger account with your Facebook credentials if you not
  3. Go to your Messenger Profile Photo and tap it
  4. Scroll down and tap on the People option
  5. Next tap on the Blocked option that appears
  6. Find and select the Person or Individual in the blocked list you want to unblock
  7. Finally, tap on the Unblock option next screen
How to Unblock Someone on Messenger App
How to Unblock Someone on Messenger App
Tap on Unblock option and Confirm to Unblock
Tap on Unblock option and Confirm to Unblock
Unblock Someone on Messenger App
Unblock Someone on Messenger App

Alternative Way to Blocking Someone

If you are worried that the person will discover that you blocked them and you do not want to block an individual then you use to ignore their messages entirely. You can choose to ignore people instead of blocking them. They will see that their text or other messages were sent to you. But on your device, you will not see their messages immediately.  You can ignore or undo ignore the message in the following steps:

Read: How to Ignore and Uningore Messages on Facebook Messenger

Ignore Someone or Ignore Messages

  1. Tap to open messenger and follow the above steps of blocking someone
  2. But select instead of blocking messages tap on the Ignore Messages option

Undo Ignore or Unignore Messages or Someone

To undo ignore or unignore message of that ignore individual conversation given below:

  1. Open the conversation in the Message Request inbox
  2. Type your message and tap on the reply option at the bottom
  3. The conversation will be returned to your regular inbox

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