How to Block Someone on Telegram?

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Written by: Alex Popa

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How to Block Someone on Telegram?

Do you want to block someone on Telegram and don’t know how to do it? I’ll show you the exact steps in blocking someone on Telegram! Have you come to the right place?

Here’s how to do it on a mobile device:

  1. Tap on a Telegram user’s name to open a chat
  2. Tap on their username at the top of the chat window
  3. Select the three-dot icon in the top-right corner
  4. Select “Block user

If you’re on a computer, do this:

  1. Click on a Telegram user’s name to open a chat
  2. Click on their username at the top of the chat window
  3. Click on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner
  4. Select “Block user

I’ll show you a step-by-step guide for mobile and computer, so keep reading to learn more about blocking someone on Telegram!

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How to Block Someone on Telegram?

Block Someone on Telegram – Mobile App

Using the Telegram app on a mobile device is what most people do. It’s very easy to use and intuitive in its design.

If you want to block someone, follow these steps:

1. Tap on a user’s chat name

Tap on a user's name
Tap on a user’s name

Once you open Telegram on your phone, look for the user you want to block. You should see their chat on your main screen.

If you don’t, use the magnifying glass in the top-right corner to find them. Once you do, tap on their names to open a chat with them.

2. Tap on their names at the top of the chat window

Tap on their names at the top of the chat window
Tap on their names at the top of the chat window

Once you’re chatting with them, look at the top of the window, and you’ll see their profile picture and Telegram username.

Tap on them to open up the settings for that user.

3. Tap on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner

Tap on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner
Tap on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner

Once you’re on the settings page for that user, look in the top-right corner for the three-dot icon. Tap on it and move on with the guide!

4. Select “Block user

Select "Block user"
Select “Block user”

Once you tap on the three-dot icon, a new menu will pop up on the right-hand side of the screen. You’ll see several options, but you should find the “Block user” option and tap on it.

This will successfully block that user on Telegram.

Block Someone on Telegram – Computer

If you’re using Telegram on a computer, then blocking someone will be nearly identical to a mobile device. Follow the steps below to do this:

1. Open a chat with a Telegram user

Open a chat with a Telegram user
Open a chat with a Telegram user

Open Telegram on your computer and look for the friend you want to block. Then, open a chat with them by clicking on their username.

2. Click on their username at the top of the chat window

Click on their username at the top of the chat window
Click on their username at the top of the chat window

Once you open the chat with your friend, look up, and you’ll see their username and profile picture at the top of the chat window.

Click on their username and proceed with the guide!

3. Click on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner

Click on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner
Click on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner

After you open the “User Info” window by tapping on the user’s profile name, look for a three-dot icon in the top-right corner.

Tap on it when you find it.

4. Select “Block User

Select "Block User"
Select “Block User”

After you tap the three-dot icon, a side window will open with multiple options. Look for the “Block User” option and select it.

This will block that user on Telegram, and that’s it!

Conclusion

In short, you can block someone on Telegram by going to their user settings, tapping/clicking on the three-dot icon, and selecting “Block user“.

You can access the user’s settings by opening a chat with them and tapping/clicking on their username at the top of the chat box.

Once you’re there, the three-dot icon is in the top-right corner!

If you have any more questions, feel free to comment down below. I’ll reply as soon as I have a chance to see it!

What happens to messages when you block someone on Telegram?

Your chat with the person you block will remain intact. Moreover, they will still have access to the chat.

Blocking a user on Telegram only does this:

– It stops them from sending you any more messages
– It stops them from seeing your profile picture
– It stops them from seeing your “Last Active” status on the app

But they’ll still be able to see the conversation with you, take screenshots, download pictures, and so on.

If you want to delete certain messages from the chat so they can’t see them anymore, you’ll need to do it individually for each letter.

You can’t group-delete messages on the chat. Even if you delete the entire chat, the other party will still have their version of the chat.

Deleting them individually will l delete the messages from the other person’s device!

Will a person know if I block them on Telegram?

No, they won’t. You can block other users on Telegram freely because they won’t be notified about this.

They’ll still be able to see their chat with you, but they won’t be able to send you new messages.

That’s when they’ll realize that something is wrong. It doesn’t take a genius to realize that you’ve blocked them.

If you want to avoid explaining why you’ve blocked someone, you could mute them. Then, you won’t receive any notifications about new messages from them.

But then again, they’ll notice that you’re not replying to their messages. And they’ll inquire about it.

Eventually, you’ll have to tell them you don’t want to talk to them. So, the best decision is to let them know your decision and block them.

Whether they come to terms with it or not, it’s not your problem anymore. Telegram won’t alert them that you’ve blocked them, either way!

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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