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How to Block Someone on Twitter

If you want to block any Twitter user for some reason, then you can do it with the Twitter’s inbuilt option.

This task is simple, and you can do it within a minute. In this post, we will see the steps to do this task on both the Twitter and Twitter app.

However, before we proceed to the steps, it is good to know what will happen when you block someone on Twitter.

What Will Happen When You Block Someone On Twitter?

Here are the things that will happen:

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    You and the person(s) you block will get unfollowed automatically if both of you follow each other. The same is the case even if a follow is from one side.
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    They cannot follow you, and you cannot follow them. 
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    They cannot DM(Direct Message) you.
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    They cannot see your tweets, followers, following, likes, moments and lists when logged into twitter. 
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    The blocked person(s) can still see your profile and tweets when they are not logged in. 
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    They cannot add you to the lists. 
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    They cannot mention you.
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    They cannot tag you in the photo.
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    They cannot find your tweets by searching when logged into twitter. The same is the case for you too. 
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    They cannot see your tweets on their timeline. The same is the case for you too. 
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    The person you block does not get notified when you block them. However, they can know that they are blocked by you when they visit your profile.
Block notification shown on the profile of user who blocked someone

Well, now we know what happens when we “Block” someone. Let’s go ahead with the process.

Block Someone on Twitter

Steps

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    Go to the Profile of the person that you want to block.
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    Find and tap the three vertical dots beside the "Follow" button. 
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    Click on “Block @username” option.
Block username option on twitter
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    Tap “Block” on the confirmation popup.
Block confirmation popup on twitter

Unblock Someone on Twitter

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    Go to the Profile of the blocked person.
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    Hover mouse over the "Blocked" button. You can see that the button text is changed to “Unblock.” 
Blocked button on twitter
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    Tap the button, and that’s it.

Block Someone on Twitter App

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    Go to the Profile of the person that you want to block.
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    Tap three vertical dots at the top.

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    Tap "Block" option.
Block option on twitter app
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    Tap “Block” on the confirmation popup.

Block confirmation popup on the twitter app

Unblock Someone on Twitter App

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    Go to the Profile of the blocked person.
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    Tap “Blocked” button.

Blocked button on twitter app
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    Tap “Yes” on the confirmation popup.
Unblock confirmation popup on twitter app

That’s it. The blocked person is unblocked now.

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