How to Block Someone on LinkedIn: The Easy and Helpful Guide for You to Follow

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Jun 24, 2020 05:00 PM

LinkedIn is a great platform to connect with other people professionally. There are a lot of people from various kinds of industries who use this platform to share their knowledge and experience of working in the related industries.

Besides connecting with other people professionally, this platform is also a great place to look for a job since there are tons of job vacancies are shared through LinkedIn.

Since many people use this platform, you might find some who are not your cup of tea or even people who spread fake news and misleading opinions. Or, you just probably don’t want to see your ex-boss, ex-colleagues, or even your ex-partner to visit your profile anymore.

Here are some ways on how to block someone on LinkedIn. Even better, Tripboba will also give you tips on how to block someone on LinkedIn without them knowing.

1. How to Block Someone on LinkedIn without Visiting Their Profile

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Before you block someone on LinkedIn, you might be curious about how to block someone without visiting their profile. It's because LinkedIn always shows whenever someone is visiting a user’s profile and you don’t want to be seen blocking them.

Well, the answer is, you can’t, since the option to block a user is located in their profile. But you can make your profile private first before you’re blocking someone on LinkedIn. After that, we can proceed on how to block someone on linked in without them knowing.

2. How to Activate Private Mode on LinkedIn

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If you want to block someone on LinkedIn without being seen, the first thing that you can do is by activating the Private Mode. Here are the steps that you can follow to activate the Private Mode on your profile.

1. Visit the LinkedIn website and then sign in to your profile by filling in your email address and password.

2. After you enter the homepage of LinkedIn, go to the "Me" menu that is located on the top right side of the website that has your profile picture on it.

3. Click the "Me" menu, then click the "Setting & Privacy" option.

4. After you enter the "Setting & Privacy" page, then scroll down until you get to the "How others see your LinkedIn activity".

5. Under the "How others see your LinkedIn activity", there are the "Profile" viewing options. Click the "Change" button on the right side.

6. After you click the "Change" button, scroll down and you will find the Private mode. Then check the "Anonymous LinkedIn Member" and you’re good to go.

3. How to Block Someone on LinkedIn

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After you've activated the Private mode on your profile, then we will proceed on how to block someone on LinkedIn. Below are the steps that you can follow to block someone on LinkedIn.

1. Visit the profile of the person that you want to block.

2. Click the More button that is located on the far-right side from the person’s profile picture. 

3. After clicking the More button, scroll down, and choose the Report/Block option. Then choose the Block (person name) from the What do you want to do? pop up menu.

Besides through the LinkedIn desktop website, you can also block someone through Linked in the application on your Android or iOS devices. Here are the steps that you can follow to block someone through the application.

4. How to Block Someone on LinkedIn on Android

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Below are the steps to block someone through the LinkedIn application on your Android device.

1. Go to the profile of the person that you want to block.

2. Click the More icon in the top right of your screen.

3. Scroll down then click the Report/Block option.

4. Choose the Block (person name).

5. A pop-up window will appear, then you will click the Block button.

5. How to Block Someone on LinkedIn on iPhone

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Below are the steps to block someone through the LinkedIn application on your iOS device.

1. Go to the profile of the person that you want to block.

2. Click the More icon in the top right of your screen.

3. Scroll down then click the Report/Block option.

4. Choose the Block (person name)

5. A pop-up window will appear, then you will click the Block button.

Those are all the steps on how to block someone on LinkedIn and how to make the person you want to block can’t see that you’ve visited their profile. Tripboba hopes that this article can help you and you can follow the steps successfully. Happy trying!

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