How to block a contact on Skype

October 2016

How to block a contact on Skype

If you need to block contact on Skype, follow the below procedure:

Desktop version:
  • Open Skype.
  • Right-click on the contact entry and select "Block This Person".
  • Check "Remove from your Contact list" and click on Block

Mobile version:
To block a contact on the mobile version of Skype (iOS, Android, Windows Phone), follow the below procedure:
  • Open the Skype app.
  • Go to the People tab.
  • Tap and hold on the contact you want to block for a couple of seconds.
  • A small menu shall be displayed, select "Block contact".

Skype for Windows 8.1
To block a user on the Skype app for Windows 8.1:
  • Select the user you want to block
  • Right-click to display the menu bar.
  • Click on block

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