How to block a user on Twitter?

How to block a user on Twitter?

If you are being harassed, stalked, bullied, or simply want to prevent people from following your Twitter activities, the Block feature provides a quick solution to cut ties with undesired users on microblogging platform.

How to block a user on Twitter from its profile?

  • Sign in to Twitter and then navigate to the profile page of the account you want to block.
  • Tap on the More (three dots) icon > Block.
  • Click on Block to confirm and add the account to your block list.

How to block a user on Twitter from a tweet?

  • Open the Twitter app and browse for a tweet published by the user you want to block.
  • Tap on the More (three dots) icon, then select Block and Block again to confirm.
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By blocking a user on Twitter, you are taking away the user's ability to contact you via Direct Messages, view your Twitter activity (Tweets, following, followers, photos & videos, online status...), add your Twitter account to a list, or tag you in photos.

How to unblock a Twitter account?

  • Visit the profile you have blocked and tap on the Blocked button.

  • Select Unblock (on iOS) and Yes (on Android).

How to mute an account on Twitter?

If you'd like to have a break from a certain Twitter account without blocking it for good, there is another solution – you can simply mute it and its posts will not appear in your newsfeed. Here's how to do it:

  • Go to the profile you'd like to mute and tap on More (three dots) icon.
  • Select Mute and it's done!
  • If you'd like to unmute this profile, simply go to its account again and choose Unmute.
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