If you are seeing that someone is frequently viewing your LinkedIn profile, you can block the person from viewing your profile using your desktop or mobile device. Once you would have blocked the person, the name of the blocked person will appear in the blocked list of your LinkedIn account. The blocked person will not be notified of this action. To know how to block someone on LinkedIn, follow the step by step instructions provided below.
Steps to Block Someone on LinkedIn
1.) On your computer, open a web browser and sign in to your LinkedIn account.
2.) Once you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, go to the Search box located on the top-left corner of your LinkedIn account’s page. Enter the name of the contact you wish to block in the Search box. Select the person’s profile from the search result. You will be directed to his or her profile page.
3.) Once you are on the selected contact’s profile page, you will need to click on the More button located next to the Message button. A drop-down menu will appear on your screen.
4.) From the drop-down menu that appears on your screen, you will need to click on the Report/Block Button. A dialogue box will appear on your screen.
5.) In the dialogue box, you will be prompted with a couple of options as to what exactly you wish to do with Report/Block option. As you wish to block the person, click on the Block “Contact’s name”.
6.) You will be asked to confirm your action on the next dialog box. Simply click on the Block button to block the person. The person will be blocked from your LinkedIn account permanently.
Steps to Unblock a Blocked Member in LinkedIn Account
If you ever wish to unblock a member in your LinkedIn account, follow the below mentioned instructions.
1.) Sign in to your LinkedIn account and click on the Me option located on the top-right side of your LinkedIn homepage in the ribbon. A drop-down menu will appear on your screen.
2.) From the drop-down menu that appears on your screen, click on the Settings & Privacy option. You will be directed to the Settings & Privacy page of your LinkedIn account.
3.) Go to the Privacy tab on the next screen, click on the Blocking and hiding located on the left-hand side panel.
4.) Next, click on the Blocking option under Blocking and hiding section. A list of blocked members will appear on your screen.
5.) Click on the Unblock option next to the member you wish to unblock. You will be prompted to enter the password for unblocking the member. Enter the password and click on the Unblock member button.
NOTE: You will not be able to reblock the same member for next 48 hours of unblocking him or her.
So, this is how you can easily block or unblock a member in the LinkedIn account.