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Top 4 Ways How to Block Some­one on Telegram

Telegram has grown from 100 thousand daily active users in 2013 to 55.2 million in 2021 since its introduction on iOS and Android devices. The app’s main goal is to provide users with ad-free texting and privacy. Telegram users may send messages to their phone contacts, conduct audio or video calls to them, and search for pals using their usernames.

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Telegram’s design makes it simple for strangers to send messages to other Telegram users merely by knowing their username or phone number. These people, on the other hand, can be blocked. Users can also use the procedures below to block known contacts if they no longer want to connect with them.

How to Block Some­one on Telegram

HOW TO BLOCK A CONTACT ON TELEGRAM

They won’t be able to send you messages, call you, or share media if you block them on Telegram. This option, however, requires that the person be in your contact list. The following is how it works:

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Step 1: Launch the Telegram app on your mobile device.

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Step 2: At the bottom left of the app, tap on Contacts to show the Contacts list.

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Step 3: Scroll through the list of contacts and select the contact that you need to block.

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Step 4: Tap on the Contact name to launch a Chat window.

NOTE: If the contact is on your Telegram Chat list, you don’t need to go through the Contacts list. Tap on it in the list of chats on the homepage.

Step 5: At the top of the Chat window, tap on the Contact’s Profile picture.

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NOTE: Some contacts may not have a profile image. Rather you would see the initials of the contact.

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Step 6: On the new window, tap on the Vertical ellipsis, which indicates More.

Step 7: Select Block User from the list of options shown.

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Step 8: On the pop-up window asking you to confirm the block operation, tap on Block User.

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HOW TO UNBLOCK A CONTACT ON TELEGRAM

If you change your mind about blocking a Telegram contact, you can still Unblock them using the steps below:

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Step 1: Launch the Telegram app on your mobile device.

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Step 2: At the bottom left of the app, tap on Contacts to show the Contacts list.

Step 3: Scroll through the list of contacts and select the contact that you need to unblock.

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Step 4: Tap on the Contact name to launch a Chat window.

Step 5: Tap Unblock User from the bottom of the chat screen.

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HOW TO BLOCK UNKNOWN USERS ON TELEGRAM

If the person you wish to block isn’t on your contact list, it’s possible that they discovered you through your username. You may still block them using the Privacy Settings option. This is how it goes.

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Step 1: Launch the Telegram app on your mobile device.

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Step 2: At the bottom right of the app, tap on Settings.

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Step 3: Go through the options under the Settings menu and tap on Privacy and Security.

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Step 4: Tap Blocked Users in the next window.

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Step 5: The next window shows you a list of blocked users if you have any. It also shows you a button at the top labeled Block user. Tap on this button to launch the chat page.

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Step 6: Scroll through the chats and choose the user you need to block by tapping on it.

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HOW TO UNBLOCK UNKNOWN USERS ON TELEGRAM

To unblock an unknown user on your Telegram is straightforward and can be done via the Privacy Settings. Here are the steps to do so:

Step 1: Launch the Telegram app on your mobile device.

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Step 2: At the bottom right of the app, tap on Settings.

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Step 3: Go through the options under the Settings menu and tap on Privacy and Security.

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Step 4: Tap Blocked Users in the next window.

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Step 5: The next window shows you a list of blocked users. Select the username.

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Step 6: On the new window, select Unblock.

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