How to Block Someone on LinkedIn

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Your professional network can get a little unprofessional if a contact doesn’t know when to stop commenting. Sometimes, you just don’t want someone (like your boss) to see what you’re up to in your work life. Keep your LinkedIn profile clean and annoyance-free with this simple guide. 

1. Sign into your LinkedIn account.

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2. Search for your contact from the top navigation bar and go to his or her profile.

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3. Hover over the down arrow next to the Send Message button on his or her profile.

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4. Click Block Or Report

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5. Check the box that says Block (Contact’s Name)

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6. Hit Continue.

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7. Click Agree on the next page.

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After you block someone, you won’t be able to see each other’s LinkedIn profiles or message each other. Your connection to each other will be removed, along with any endorsements or recommendations from the blocked person. LinkedIn will also stop suggesting you connect with this person. Your publicly available information is still visible to anyone who visits your profile though, so be sure to check your settings to see what’s on display. 

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Cherlynn joined the Laptopmag team in June 2013 and has since been writing about all things tech and digital with a focus on mobile and Internet software development. She also edits and reports occasionally on video. She graduated with a M.S. in Journalism (Broadcast) from Columbia University in May 2013 and has been designing personal websites since 2001.
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