How to Block or Unblock Someone on Facebook Messenger App Android

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Annoying by spam calls or messages on Facebook Messenger app? Here’s how to block people in Facebook messenger app on Android phones and tablets. When you block any contact from your Facebook contact list then that blocked person will no longer be able to see things you post on your timeline, no tag you, not invite you to any of the events or groups, not a conversation with you and not add you as a friend. You won’t receive messages or calls from that person. If you have the latest updated Facebook messenger app, you can see “Block on Messenger” (Will not be blocked on Facebook) and “Block on Facebook” (Won’t be friends on Facebook) options. Also, unblock people if accidently block it on your phone.

You can send a message to that person to know he is bothering you and also stop seeing his Facebook posts without blocking him. Using the Facebook messenger app, you can chat with your friends or family. Below you can see the 3 different ways to block contacts in Facebook messenger app in your Android devices.

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How to Block Contacts in Facebook Messenger App in Android

Check out below-given ways to block Facebook Messenger calls and text messages on your Android devices.

1st Way:

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app in your android device.

Step 2: Tap and hold any contact want to block.

How to block contacts in facebook messenger app

Step 3: Tap on Block.

Tap on blcok all messages in android phone

You can see the message of Block all messages. By default turn off the toggle button of the block all messages in your device.

block contacts in facebook messenger app

Step 4: Toggle on Block all messages button.

When you turn on toggle button of the block all messages on your android phone or tablet then block contact don’t get messages and calls from a messenger.

2nd way: Block People in Facebook Messenger App in Android device

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Step 2: Tap on the profile of any Facebook contact want to block message or other notification.

Tap on settings in top right corner

Step 3: Tap on the “i” icon in the top right side corner.

block contacts in facebook messenger app in android device

Step 4: Tap on Block.

3rd Way:

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Tapo on settings in toip right side corner

Step 2: Tap on the Settings gear icon at the top of the right side corner.

Tap on People

Step 3: Tap on People.

Tap on block

Step 4: Tap on Block.

Tap on add someone to block contact in android

Step 5: Tap on +Add Someone.

You can see the list of your Facebook contact.

Step 6: Tap on contact.

Step 7: Toggle off block all messages to block messages and calls from that contact in messenger. That’s all.

Unblock Someone On Facebook Messenger App Android

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app in your device.

Step 2: Tap & hold the blocked contact.

Unblock Someone on Facebook Messenger App Android

Step 3: Tap Unblock.

How to Block or Unblock Someone on Facebook Messenger App Android

Step 4: Tap Unblock on Messenger.

This pop-up message appears: Unblock People?

Unblock People Facebook Messenger App Android

Step 5: Tap Unblock.

Now, you’ll receive new messages and calls from that contact, but not anything that may have been sent during the block.

Alternative Way:

Block people on Facebook Messenger app latest Android

Open Facebook Messenger app > Tap Profile icon at the top left corner > Tap people under the preference section > Blocked people > Tap Unblock > Unblock on messenger > Unblock

Above you can see the steps to block contacts in the Facebook messenger app in your android phone. Did you find the above process helpful? Don’t hesitate to let me know in below comment box. Connect with us for daily updates!

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