How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger

In today's post, I'm going to show you how to block someone on facebook messenger without them knowing.

In fact:

This article will expose you to the techniques I used to proffer a solution to this quora question: how do I block someone on facebook messenger?

The procedure outlined in this post is very simple to undertake.

Interestingly, we've included photos so that even the non-tech-savvy guys can also undertake it without stress.

BONUS: We've also included in the latter part of this post how to know if someone blocked you on facebook messenger.

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Blocking people on Facebook messenger is what you need to do if you have someone that has been disturbing with non-useful messages.

Blocking someone on facebook messenger is not equal to blocking someone on facebook's official website.

Interestingly, when you block someone on messenger, they won't be able to send you messages or call you on messenger and facebook chat.

Someone you block on messenger can still interact with you on facebook. If you want to restrict someone from contacting you on both Facebook and Messenger, you'll need to block them on facebook.

Other things that are worthy of note on blocking someone on facebook messenger are as follows:

If you do not block someone you've blocked on messenger on Facebook, depending on their Facebook privacy settings, you can still see their comments, status updates, comments, likes, and tags on Facebook.

Interestingly, if you want to join a group conversation someone you've blocked belong to on facebook messenger, you'll be notified about it.

If however, you continue to join the group, you as well as the person will be able to see each other.

In such cases, you and the person can message each other within that chat group.

How to Block Someone On Facebook Messenger
Here are the steps you need to block someone you don't want to interact with on facebook messenger.

1. Open the messenger app on your mobile device

2. Locate the person you want to block, press and hold for a menu to popup

3. Tap on the three-parallel-lines icon
How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger
4. Tap Block from the popup menu
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5. Tap Block on Messenger
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6. Tap Block on the popup and you're done.
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That is how to block someone on messenger app.

The person has been successfully blocked on messenger.

However, what if you mistakenly block someone on facebook messenger and wish to unblock them back, what will you do?

That is never an issue.

If you've settled your differences with someone you blocked on messenger, you can always unblock them.

Here are are the steps you need to follow to unblock someone on facebook messenger.

1. Tap the Messenger app in your device

2. Locate the person you want to unblock. You'll need to use the search option to find the person if you can see their name.

3. On seeing them, Press and Hold on their profile name to initiate a popup menu

4. Tap on the three-parallel-lines icon

5. Tap unblock from the popup box

6. Tap unblock on messenger

7. Tap unblock on the popup box and you're done

That is how to unblock someone on facebook messenger.

Aside from blocking someone on Messenger, there are other things you can do to restrict the person from bothering you.

On the messenger app, if you don't want to block someone in entirety, you can choose to ignore their messages.

In this case, when they send you messages, rather than the message entering your inbox, they will be kept at the message requests section.

You can always go to your message requestion section to check them out.

How To Ignore Messages from Someone On Facebook Messenger.
When you ignore a conversation on messenger, you won't be notified when the person messages you directly, and the conversation will move to your connection requests.

When you ignore a conversation, the person won't be notified. To ignore messages on facebook messenger, do the following:

1. Tap on messenger app on your device

2. Scroll down the list of your friends to the profile of the person you want to ignore messages. Now, Press and hold for a menu to popup

3. Tap on the menu button(the three-parallel-lines icon)

4. Tap ignore messages
How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger
5. Finally, tap Ignore and you're done
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That is how to ignore messages on facebook messenger.

How To Check Message Requests on Facebook
To see your message requests on messenger, do the following:
1. Log onto your Facebook profile

2. Click on messenger icon at the left column of your newsfeed

3. Click the gear icon at the top left corner of the messenger layout

4. Click message requests from the dropdown menu

5. Scroll through the list of requests and click on the profile you're looking for.

That is how to see message requests on the facebook website.

How to See Message Requests on Facebook Messenger App
To see your message requests, do the following:

1. Open messenger

2. Tap on the image avatar at the bottom of the page

3. Next, tap on the +avatar icon at the top of the page
How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger
4. Tap Requests
How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger
5. Scroll down the list of the message requests and tap on the profile you want
How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger
6. Tap Spam to see more message requests.
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That is how to see message requests on facebook messenger.

Worthy of note here is that peradventure someone that is not your Facebook friend sends you a message, the message will be sent the message request section.

And perhaps you ignore the message in your request box, it'll be gone and you can't recover it.

However, if you want to talk to the person who sent a request you ignored, you can send them a message and your message will go to their message/conversation requests

How To See your Facebook Messenger Blocked List And Unblock People
To see all the people you've blocked on messenger, here are the steps you need:

1. Tap on your profile photo at the top left corner of your messenger app

2. Scroll down the page and tap People
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3. Tap Blocked People
How To Block Someone On Facebook Messenger
4. To unblock someone, tap Unblock
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5. Tap Unblock people on facebook if you blocked the person on facebook and unblock on messenger if you blocked them on facebook messenger.
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That is how to see your facebook blocked list on messenger and unblock someone.

How To Blocked Messages from some on facebook messenger
If you want to block someone from messaging you on messenger, follow the below steps:

1. Open messenger via facebook

2. Go to the top right corner of your facebook page and click messages

3. Navigate to the bottom of the conversation box and click see all in messenger

4. Locate the profile name of the person you want to block messages from and hover your mouse on it.

5. Next click on the three-dotted icon next to their name

6. Click block messages from the popup menu

7. Finally, click block messages from the little box that shows up

How To Block Messages on Facebook
Just like how to block messages from someone on messenger, you can also block someone from sending you messages on facebook. Here are the steps you need.

1. Login your facebook account

2. Click the messages button at the top right corner of any Facebook page

3. Click on the conversation you wish to block. This will open a small chatbox

4. Click the gear icon at the top of the conversation box

5. Click block from the menu that appears

6. Confirm the block action and you're done

If you wish to unblock the person so they start messaging like before, follow steps 1 to 4 above and then click unblock from the drop down menu.

what happens when you block someone on messenger?
When you block someone on when messenger, they won't be able to message you any longer. They can't even see on messenger.

when you block someone on messenger what do they see?
Facebook does not notify them that you have blocked them. So they don't see anything when they are blocked by you.

when you block someone on messenger does it delete the conversation?
No, When you block someone on messenger, your conversation with the person is still intact. You can choose to delete it on your own.

If you want to delete your messenger conversation, follow this guide:

1. Open Messenger app on your device

2. Scroll down to the profile you wish to delete the conversation

3. Press and hold on their profile for a popup menu to appear

4. Tap on the three-parallel-lines icon from the menu

5. Tap Delete on the delete this entire conversation dialog box

That is how to delete conversations on facebook messenger.

How to block someone on messenger who isn't your friend
You can block someone that is not your friend on messenger. All you need to do here is to tap on their profile photos, and then locate and tap the three-dotted icon below their profile photo. Finally, tap block from the popup and then block again if you're required to do so.

If you block someone on messenger can they see old messages
Yes. Your old messages will still be in your inbox.

How to block calls on facebook messenger app
To block calls on facebook messenger, tap on the profile of the person you wish to block to open the conversation area.

Next, locate and tap on the (i) icon at the top right corner of the page. Finally, locate and tap on the Mute icon at the bottom right of their cover photos.

Choose the period you would want to block the person from calling you. You can select until I turn it back on.

That is how to block calls on facebook messenger.

I hope this post was useful. Please use the comment box to ask questions on the areas you're not clear about. Thanks for reading our guide.

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