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How Do I Block Someone on Facebook®

February 07, 2014  |  Difficulty: Easy

block someone on Facebook®

Facebook® communication and search options are almost limitless. If people want to find you, they probably can, which may work as a disadvantage of social networking. Imagine if someone you know continual contacts you and spams your account with requests and unpleasant messages. This may be annoying, but you do have the option to block him. Blocking will prevent the person from seeing things you post on your timeline, tagging you, inviting you to events or groups, starting a conversation with you, or adding you as a friend. Learn how to to block someone on Facebook® so you are not bothered anymore.

Blocking users on Facebook®:

  1. Launch your Internet browser and log in to your Facebook® account.
  2. Click the “cogwheel” on the right side of the top navigation bar and select “Settings”.
  3. In the left navigation pane, switch to the “Blocking” section.
  4. Type the name of the person you want to block in the box next to the “Block users” caption and then click the “Block” button.
  5. You get offered list of persons found for the name you typed in.
  6. Choose the right person and click on the “Block” button.
  7. Confirm the blocking by clicking on the “Block“ button.


  • Blocking does not include apps, games or groups you and the individual you blocked both participate in.

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