How to block people on snapchat

Sometimes, to keep the peace on social media apps, you need to block certain users from contacting you. On Snapchat, you may need to block a friend or just prevent strangers from contacting you. We can show you how to do both and how to unblock people if you change your mind later.

Let’s take a look at how to block people on Snapchat.

How to block people on snapchat

If it’s time to block one of your friends on Snapchat, here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Open the Snapchat app on your mobile device and select the message bubble icon to open the To chat screen.

(You can also swipe right on the screen to open the To chat screen.)

Step 2: Touch and hold the name of the friend you want to block. In the menu that appears, select manage friendship.

Manage Snapchat Friendship menu option.

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Step 3: then from the manage friendship menu select Block. then choose Block again to confirm.

Selecting the Block on Snapchat menu option.

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How to Unblock People on Snapchat

If you change your mind later and want to unblock a friend on Snapchat, you can. That is how:

Step 1: Open the Snapchat app on your mobile device. Then select your Profile icon.

Snapchat profile icon.

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Step 2: Then select the settings gear icon About the settings screen, scroll down to the account actions section. From this section, choose Blocked.

The Blocked option in the Snapchat Settings menu.

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Step 3: About him Blocked screen, select the gray x next to the name of the person you want to unblock. then select Yes to confirm.

Unblock a Snapchat user.

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How to Stop Snapchat Users You’re Not Friends With From Contacting You

Maybe the problem for you is not about blocking specific friends from Snapchat and is more about preventing strangers from contacting you on Snapchat. If that is the case, you should know that it is possible to prevent those who are not your friends from contacting you. To do this, you’ll need to access the Snapchat settings screen instead of the chat screen.

Here’s how to stop strangers from messaging you on Snapchat:

Step 1: Open the Snapchat app on your mobile device and select your Profile icon.

Step 2: Then select the settings gear icon

Step 3: About him settings screen, go to privacy control section and select Contact me.

(This option may also appear as who can contact me.)

The Contact Me option in the Snapchat Settings menu.

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Step 4: On the next screen, choose the Friends option. This will ensure that only users you have added as friends on Snapchat can contact you.

That is all!

Note: It’s also worth noting that if a stranger contacts you on Snapchat, you can still block them. Just open your chat in the To chat screen and select the report or block option that appears in your chat.

The Snapchat contact options screen.

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