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How to block and unblock someone on Discord – our step-by-step guide

Last Updated on April 12, 2024
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If you’re figuring out how to block and unblock users on Discord, then we have you covered right here.

To manage your privacy better on Discord, you would want to know how to block users and stop receiving messages from them. Blocking a user on Discord is quite easy, and it takes half a minute. And just as easily, you can unblock those users if you change your mind.

With that being said, in this guide, we will show you how to block and unblock a user on PC and phone.

Quick Answer

How to block someone on Discord:

Open the user’s profile > tap on the profile again > from the pop-up, click on three dots > click on ‘Block.’

How to unblock someone on Discord:

Go to Friends tab > click on the ‘Blocked’ tab > Unblock user

How to block a user on Discord (on PC)

Step

1

Open the user’s profile

Open Discord and head to a server that the user you want to block is a part of. Click on the user’s profile and then click on their profile picture to view a bigger profile.

open user profile discord pc

If the user is your friend on Discord, you can also access the profile from the friends list. Click on the profile > tap on the profile again.

Step

2

Click on the three dots

On the pop-up with the profile that appears, click on the three dots at the top-right corner.

click on three dots

Step

3

Block user

From the options listed, click on ‘Block.’ The user will be blocked, and they will no longer be able to send you messages. If the user is a friend, their profile will be removed from your friend list.

block user on discord pc

If you are being harassed or spammed by a user, you can also consider reporting the profile.

How to unblock a user on Discord (on PC)

If you change your mind, you can easily unblock a user on Discord.

Step

1

Head to Friends

Open Discord and then click on the ‘Friends’ tab.

friends discord

Step

2

Click on ‘Blocked’

Then, head over to the ‘Blocked’ tab to view all the users you have blocked.

 

Step

3

Unblock profile

From the list, look for the profile you want to unblock and then click on the Unblock button next to it.

unblock user discord pc

How to block a user on Discord (on mobile)

On the Discord mobile app, the process of blocking someone is slightly different.

Step

1

View the user’s profile

Open Discord and head over to a server that you share with the user you want to block. Tap on their profile picture to view their profile. If the user is a friend on Discord, you can also open their profile from the Friends list or DMs.

open profile discord mobile

Step

2

Click on three dots

On the profile pop-up that slides onto the screen, click on the three dots. 

Step

3

Block the user

From the options that appear, click on ‘Block’ to block the user. After this, the user can no longer send you texts, view your profile, or send you a friend request.

block profile discord mobile

How to unblock a user on Discord (on mobile)

The process to unblock someone on the mobile app is different.

Step

1

View your profile

Open the Discord app and head over to your profile by clicking on the profile icon on the bottom right corner.

open profile and settings

Step

2

Go to ‘Account’

From your profile, click on the little cogwheel at the top-right corner to open Settings. From the Settings menu, head to the ‘Accounts’ section.

settings and account discord mobile

Step

3

Click on Blocked Users

In the Account menu, scroll down and look for ‘Blocked Users.’

Step

4

Unblock the user

Next, click on the ‘Blocked Users’ option, and you will see a list of all the users that you have blocked. Look for the profile you want to unblock and click on ‘Unblock.’

unblock user discord mobile

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens when you block someone on Discord?

When you block a user on Discord, the user will not be notified about it. The blocked user will be removed from your friend list. They will not be able to text you, send you friend requests, or view your full profile. 

Conclusion

To sum up, blocking someone on Discord is quite easy. All you have to do is go to the user’s profile and block them. If you change your mind, unblocking them is also easy. You can head over to your Friends list and unblock the user from there.

Andrew is one of three co-founders of BGFG, the parent company of PC Guide. A keen gamer and PC enthusiast, Andrew dabbles in a bit of writing sometimes - when he gets the chance to!

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