How To Block Someone On Telegram

You can block someone on Telegram from the privacy and security setting of the app on your Android phone. A blocked person won’t know you are online and won’t be able to call or send you a message using the app. They also won’t know if they have been blocked.

Telegram is one of the popular secure messaging apps that’s available to use for free on Android, iOS, Windows, Linux, and MacOs platforms. It offers end to end encrypted calls as well as an optional end to end encrypted chat making communications secure. First released in 20913, it has now gained more than 500 million monthly active users.

Block a contact on Telegram using your Android phone

If you use Telegram for your daily communications then you might need to block certain individuals from contacting you using the app. When you block a person they won’t see your profile picture or know if you are online. They also won’t be able to send you messages. Here’s how to do it.

Time needed: 2 minutes.

Block a contact in Telegram

  1. Open the Telegram app.

    You can easily do this by swiping up from the home screen and tapping the app icon.Block Someone On Telegram

  2. Tap on Menu.

    This is the three horizontal lines on the top left side of the app.Blocking a contact on Telegram using your Android phone

  3. Tap Settings.

    This will allow you to access the various app settings.open settings

  4. Tap Privacy and Security.

    This will allow you to manage your account security settings.open privacy and security

  5. Tap Blocked users.

    This is where you will be able to block certain contacts.How To Block Someone On Telegram

  6. Tap Block user.

    This allows you to block a certain Telegram contact.tap block user

  7. Tap on the Contacts tab.

    This will show you your Telegram contacts list.tap contacts tab

  8. Tap a contact name.

    This is the contact you will want to block on your Telegram account.tap contact name

  9. Tap Block user.

    This will block the contact on your Telegram account.tap on block user

Unblock someone on Telegram

If you would like to remove a contact from the blocked users list then here’s what you need to do.

  • Open the Telegram app.
  • Tap on Menu.
  • Tap Settings.
  • Tap Privacy and Security.
  • Tap Blocked users.
  • Tap the contact name that is blocked.
  • Tap Unblock.

After performing the steps listed above you will successfully block someone on Telegram using your Android phone.

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