How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger

Ever have the need of blocking a particular troll or spammer on Facebook messenger? Well, blocking someone completely on Facebook, is a pretty dramatic measure. Basically, your Facebook account will stop to exist for them. However, if you are just trying to get a bit of a break, you can unfriend them or block them from sending you Facebook Messages so they can’t contact you privately. Lets see how.

On Facebook Website

Open up a chat with the person you want to block.

Block someone on Facebook messenger

Click on the Gear icon in the top right and select Block Messages…

Block someone on Facebook messenger

Click Block Messages again and they won’t be able to contact you.

Block someone on Facebook messenger

To unblock them, just click the Gear icon and then Unblock.

On the Facebook Messenger App

Open the chat with the person you want to block and tap on their name at the top of the screen.

Block someone on Facebook messenger

Tap Block and then change the Block Messages toggle to on.

To unblock them, just flip the Block Messages toggle back to off.

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