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How to block someone on Discord

Being an administrator of a Discord server, it is your responsibility to deal with the online toxicity and manage your server. The majority of Discord users simply want to go with their communication experience. While there are always a few people who love to ruin the fun of other people. That is the reason you must know the method to block someone on the Discord platform.

This blog will demonstrate the procedure to block someone on Discord on its desktop and mobile application.

How to block someone on Discord desktop

If you want to block someone on the Discord desktop, check out the below-given method.

First of all, manually search for the “Discord” application in the Startup menu and open it from there:

Here is how the main window of the Discord looks like:

Then, move to the Discord server where the person has inappropriate messages. For instance, to demonstrate to you, we will switch to the “SharqaHameed’s” server and try to block “Hanaf”:

To do so, we will click on the Username “Hanaf” and hold it until the following drop-down appears. Then, select “Block” from the list of available options:

In case the person you want to block has a direct conversation with you, click on its Username and hold it:

Upon doing so, the following drop-down menu will appear on your screen. Hit the “Blockoption to block the selected Discord user:

Or you can directly block by clicking on the “Block” button from the highlighted section:

After that, the Discord user will be blocked, and you won’t be able to send messages to the blocked user:

Similarly, you can click on the following “Unblock” option from the drop-down menu to unblock the currently blocked user:

That’s it. The selected user is successfully unblocked for your Discord user account:

Now, let’s check out the method for blocking someone on Discord mobile.

How to block someone on Discord mobile

Discord also offers the functionality to block someone on its mobile application. Also, being a mobile user, it is easy to perform the procedure of blocking a Discord user. Have a look at the below-given section.

First of all, switch to the Discord server where the person has sent inappropriate messages. For instance, to demonstrate to you, we will move to the “SharqaHameed’s” server and try to block Hanaf”:

To do so, we will tap on the Username “Hanaf” and hold it until a new window pop up on your screen:

Then, tap on the three “horizontal-dots” menu and select “Block” from the opened menu:

Upon doing so, the selected user will be blocked within a few mini seconds:

In the same way, to unblock someone on Discord, tap on their Username for a second. This action leads toward the settings related to the selected user. Then, click on the three horizontal-dots menus from the opened window:

Next, tap on the “Unblock” option, and voila! The specified Discord user will be unblocked now:

We have compiled the easiest method of blocking someone on Discord desktop and mobile applications.

Conclusion

To block someone on Discord desktop or mobile application, firstly switch to the Discord server where you have seen the inappropriate message. On the Discord desktop, click on the name of the Discord user which you want to block, and then a pop-up will appear on your screen where you have to select the “Block” option. Similarly, on Discord mobile, tap on Discord username on Discord mobile, then select the “Block” option from the three-dots menu. This blog demonstrated the procedure to block someone on Discord.

About the author

Sharqa Hameed

I am a Linux enthusiast, I love to read Every Linux blog on the internet. I hold masters degree in computer science and am passionate about learning and teaching.