How to block someone on Snapchat 2023


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There are some situations where you may need to block someone on Snapchat. Whether it's to maintain your privacy or avoid unwanted interactions, blocking can be a necessary action.

Snapchat, similar to other messaging platforms, provides its users with the ability to block someone to ensure a comfortable and safe social media experience. However, many users are unaware of how to access this feature within the app's interface.

In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of blocking someone on Snapchat and explain what happens when you do so.

How to block someone on Snapchat

While blocking someone on Snapchat is generally straightforward, it can be a bit tricky for some, especially since the "block" option is tucked away in a submenu. If you're finding it challenging to locate this button, let us help you.

To block someone on Snapchat:

  • Go to the chat screen
  • Long press on that person's name
  • Tap "Manage Friendship"
  • Tap "Block"
  • Tap "Block" again to confirm your action

Keep in mind that people can often tell if they've been blocked on Snapchat, so the person you block might realise what you've done. Think about this before blocking to avoid any awkward real-life situations.

What happens when you block someone on Snapchat?

When you block someone on Snapchat, they get removed from your friends list as well as your chat feed. As a result, they won’t be able to view your story or charms, or send you snaps or messages.

Similarly, from their perspective, you will vanish from their friends list and chat feed. They won't be able to find you even if they search for you on Snapchat with your name or username. This stays the same until you unblock them on Snapchat.

And that covers everything about blocking someone on Snapchat. Before you head off, make sure you check out the meaning of flashing text on Snapchat as well as the meaning of common Snapchat slang words such as WYLL and SB.

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