How to Block Someone On Snapchat In 2021?

Block Someone On Snapchat

Snapchat is an amazing once in a second disappearing snap app mostly targeted for fun. Besides, it’s a regular update with amazing filters, it is also an easy app to abuse people. Once you receive an upsetting or terrible snap, it is impossible to prove what happened unless and until you immediately took a screenshot, it will go once you open it. In Snapchat taking a screenshot is also another risk as the screenshot notification will go to that contact person whom the screenshot is taken.

Sometimes the notification is better but not all the time. You may have so many reasons like you get added to someone you hate, someone harassing you, or sometimes you get irritated with someone from their day to day snaps. So, it’s better to block someone to sweep all your problems related to that contact-user.

Things Snapchat Block Does

You may be curious about the things that Snapchat does if you block someone. You can see below what Snapchat does after blocking someone on Snapchat.

  • Helps to remove them from your friend list.
  • Also, remove you from their friend list.
  • Unable to send you Snaps and chats.
  • Blocks them from seeing your story.
  • Unable to re-add you to their friend list until and unless you unblock them.

Blocking Someone on Snapchat

Do you feel someone not to be on your Snapchat to see your stories or not to be on your friend list? If so then you can easily block them within a minute through username, chats, stories, or maps. You can even block them either by your PC or mobile. But almost all people use mobile rather than PC for Snapchat.

Blocking Someone by Username

If you know the username of the contact whom you want to block, then you can follow these steps. 

Step 1: Open your Snapchat app from your mobile.

SnapChat APp

Step 2: At the top, tap on the “search bar”. It will help to search for a username.

Search Bar

Step 3: Tap that “Username” and hold it, which will pull up a menu of options.

Step 4: Choose “More” for advanced options.

Snapchat More Option

Step 5: Select the “Block” option.

Snapchat Block

Step 6: Tap on “Confirm”.

Snapchat Confirm Block

After you confirm the blocked username, the user will be on your block list. You can even see them in Snapchat settings.

Blocking Someone Through Chats

You can even block someone on Snapchat through your chat list.

Step 1: Open the “Snapchat app” and open the chat list.

Snapchat Chat List

Step 2: Tap and hold the user whom you want to block.

Step 3: Select the “More” option.

SnapChat More

Step 4: Choose the “Block” option.

Snapchat Block

Step 5: Confirm “Block”.

Snapchat Block Confirm

Blocking Someone by Stories

What else if you want to block someone by seeing their stories? Or what else if you remember blocking someone after seeing their stories? You should not go back to search for a username or go on the chat list to block, simply follow the below steps.

Step 1: Open the “Snapchat app”.

Step 2: Slide the screen on the left side.

Step 3: Open the “Story” of the user whom you want to block.

SnapChat Story

Step 4: Tap and hold the story.

Step 5: Select “More” for the advanced options or simply you can select triple dots.

SnapChat Story More

Step 6: Choose the “Block” option.

SnapChat Story Block

Step 7: Then, choose “Confirm”. The user will be blocked and added to your block list on Snapchat.

Snapchat Confirm Block

Blocking Someone by Maps

Have you heard about blocking someone through a map? If not you can see the below steps.

Step 1: Open the “Snapchat app” and swipe down to open the map.

SnapChat Maps
SnapChat Maps

Step 2: Tap on the user through maps and hold it to view their card.

Step 3: Tap and hold on that card to view the profile.

Step 4: Choose “More” or triple dots  for advanced options.

Step 5: Select “Block” options. 

SnapChat Maps Block

Step 6: Choose “Confirm”.

Do Delete Someone Blocks that user on Snapchat?

In Snapchat, deleting someone and blocking someone is a different thing. If you delete someone on Snapchat then you just unfriend them. They can again send you requests or see your stories. It is just a little bit rid off from the person not totally. And the person whom you want to delete from friends won’t get any notification until they saw you on “people you may know”. Followings are the steps to delete someone from Snapchat.
Step 1: Open your “Snapchat app”.

Step 2: Click on the “Profile icon” on the top left side there you will find “my friends”.

Step 3: Tap and hold the friend whom you want to delete.

Step 4: Choose the “remove friend” option.

Step 6: Choose “Confirm”.

In this way, you can remove your friend and that friend won’t bother you anymore. It is just unfriending people whom you can again add later.

Frequently Asked Question

How many people can I block at the same time on my Snapchat?

You can block as many as you want at the same time. There is no maximum number of people to block.

How can I add someone after I block them?

You can go to the setting on Snapchat by selecting a gear icon at the top left side of your screen. Then scroll down. Come to “Account actions” then choose blocked, there you have the unblock option. Then you can add.

Is there any way to block someone before they create a Snapchat account?

No, you can’t block the person who doesn’t have a Snapchat account. First of all, they should have an account, So that you can block them.

Someone I don’t know added me on Snapchat, How can I get rid of that user?

You can delete them from friends. If they still irritate you then block them or report them. Blocking the wanted user is the best advice I can give to you.

If I block someone then unblock them, then Can he see my story if my page is set to anyone?

Once you block someone and unblock them, then they will not be on your friend list. After unblocking also, if you are still a friend with them then they can still see your stories. If not then they can’t see your stories.

After blocking the people, can they still see the message?

As, Snapchat automatically make the message disappear after viewing, but if that message is saved also, they will no longer see that message.


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