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[3 Ways] How to Block Someone on Tinder in 2024?

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Megan Evans

Updated: Jun 28, 2023 04:33 pm

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Before We Start

Is someone disturbing and annoying you on Tinder? Do you want to hide your Tinder account from someone? Looking for simple steps to block a person on Tinder?

Tinder has been the pioneer in the online dating world and you can find a dating partner by swiping on your phone. Anyone can sign up on Tinder and start finding matches for dating and getting into a relationship. However, there are some non-genuine users and scammers who send inappropriate messages.

If you come across such annoying matches, you may want to block the person immediately. Besides, you may want to block someone on Tinder so that the person does not come across your profile and get a match with you.

In this article, we will not only illustrate how to block people on Tinder but also how to check someone's Tinder if the person has blocked you on Tinder.

How to Block Someone on Tinder?

You may come across certain Tinder users who could be harassing and stalking you through constant inappropriate messages. You can block them instantly and you can even block your friends so that they do not see your profile and become one of your matches. There are three ways on how to block someone on Tinder.

1. Block Someone on Tinder by Unmatching

When you unmatch a person on Tinder, the person gets blocked so that he cannot message you and see your profile again. Here are the steps on how to unlike someone on Tinder.

Step 1: Open the Tinder app.

Step 2: Tap on the Speech Bubble icon at the top-right corner to open Conversations.

Step 3: Tap on the conversation of the person whom you want to unmatch.

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Step 4: Tap on the Shield icon at the top-right corner.

tinder shield icon

Step 5: From the pop-up message, select the "Unmatch" option to block the person.

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Step 6: You will get a confirmation pop-up message, tap on the "Yes, Unmatch" option.

2. Block Someone on Tinder via Contacts

It is very likely that you want to block some contacts on your phone so that they cannot see your profile and there is no chance they come as a match for you. Here are the steps on Tinder to block someone present in your contacts.

Step 1: Open the Tinder app.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon at the bottom of the app.

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Step 3: From the Profile screen, tap on the Settings option.

Step 4: From the Settings page, tap on Block Contacts.

Step 5: From the Block Contacts screen, tap on the Contacts tab and tap on Import Contacts. This will load the contacts on your phone in Tinder.

tinder blocked contacts

Step 6: Select the contact whom you want to block and tap on the Block Contacts option present at the bottom. Confirm your blocking and the person will be blocked on Tinder.

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3. Block Someone on Tinder by Adding Details

It is quite possible that you do not want to load your contact in Tinder for personal and privacy reasons, you can block any person on Tinder by adding details of the person manually.

Step 1: Open the Tinder app.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon.

tinder profile icon

Step 3: On the Profile screen, tap on the Settings option.

tinder settings icon

Step 4: On the Settings page, tap on Block Contacts.

tinder block contacts

Step 5: On the Blocked Contacts page, tap on the "+" icon located at the top-right corner. This will open Add Contact page.

tinder add contact

Step 6: Add the person's name, contact number, and email address and tap on the Done button.

tinder block manually

Tinder will now match the provided details with its database to find the person's profile and he will be blocked from your account if the user is found.

What Happens When You Block Someone on Tinder?

When you block someone on Tinder, the blocked person cannot see your profile anymore. On the other hand, you cannot see the blocked person's profile as well. Moreover, there is no way you and the blocked person cannot exchange messages.

Besides, your and the person's profile will not be considered by Tinder for matching with each other. But this does not affect the existing matches and future matches at all. For your information, when you block a person, Tinder does not notify the person.

How to Unblock Someone on Tinder?

In case you decide to unblock any blocked Tinder user, here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: Open the Tinder app.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon.

tinder profile icon

Step 3: Tap on the Settings option.

tinder settings icon

Step 4: Tap on Block Contacts.

Step 5: Tap on the Blocked tab and you will see all the blocked users.

Step 6: Go to the contact that you want to unblock and tap on unblock button.

unblocked users

The person will be unblocked and you can see each other's profiles.

Bonus: Reach Someone's Tinder Even You Have Been Blocked

It is very usual for kids to block their family members and people in relationships to block their partners when they open accounts on Tinder.

If you want to monitor someone's Tinder account even when you are blocked by the person, you need to install KidsGuard Pro for Android on the target person's phone. Here are the steps on how to track someone's Tinder when blocked.

3 Steps to Get into Someone's Tinder

Step 1. Create KidsGuard Pro Account

Click the "Sign Up" button below to register KidsGuard Pro account with your email address and you need to choose a suitable plan as per your preference.

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Step 2. Install KidsGuard Pro for Android App

Get the target person's phone and visit from the phone's browser.

Download KidsGuard Pro for Android app's APK file. Install the app on the phone from the APK file.

Open the app and give necessary app permissions and log in with your KidsGuard Pro account credentials.

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Step 3. Start Reaching Someone's Tinder

Go to your phone or computer and open the KidsGuard Pro web portal. Log into your account and go to Dashboard. Go to Social Apps > Tinder to check out the target person's Tinder.

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What You Can Do with KidsGuard Pro for Android?

Apart from getting into someone's Tinder, KidsGuard Pro for Android is useful in monitoring someone's phone activities. Here are all the features of KidsGuard Pro for Android.

Monitor Social Media:

Tinder is a part of social media apps. Besides Tinder, you can monitor the target person's activities on WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Viber and any other social media app installed on the target phone. You can read all the conversations as well as social app activities.

Track Location:

KidsGuard Pro for Android lets you track the target phone's location in real-time on the map. Besides, you can check the location history to find out the places where the target person has been recently. You can easily conclude if the person is lying to you regarding his whereabouts.

Read Text Messages:

Apart from social media messages, you can read all the text messages exchanged on the target phone. You will get to see the sender's details and message type along with the date and time. You can clearly see if the target person is keeping in contact with strangers and their topic of discussion.

Check Call Logs:

You can even check the call history and call logs on the target phone to find out with whom the target person is regularly having telephonic conversations. You can see the caller's name and number and you can find out the type of call along with the date and time and the duration of the calls.

Record Phone Calls:

Checking out the call logs is never enough for conclusive evidence and hence, KidsGuard Pro for Android allows you to record phone calls of the target person in real-time. You can always listen to the recorded conversations when you have free time to understand the topic and tune of conversations.

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View Browsing History:

You can guess a lot about the target person's mindset and future planning by checking out his browser history. KidsGuard Pro for Android lets you monitor the websites the person is visiting, the queries he is searching, and the websites he has bookmarked.

Set Geofence:

Apart from living location monitoring and checking out location history, you can set a virtual Geofence so that you get alerts on your system whenever the target person leaves or enters the Geofence set by you.

Take Photos Secretly:

One of the exclusive and advanced features of KidsGuard Pro for Android is that it lets you take pictures with the target phone's camera in real-time. Therefore, you can see the surrounding of the target person at any moment.

Capture Phone Screenshots:

Last but not least, you can check what the target person is doing on his phone in real-time by capturing a screenshot. This helps to read texts and see photos that the target person intends to delete immediately.


We have explained how to block someone on Tinder by different methods and you can choose any one as per your preference. Besides, we have illustrated how to unblock a blocked Tinder user if you change your mind. If you are blocked on Tinder by someone you know and you want to track that person's Tinder, we recommend you deploy KidsGuard Pro for Android and remotely monitor all of his Tinder activities.

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By Megan Evans

A certified content marketing specialist with great passion for Internet and online safety. She is bent on educating the audience about cyber safety tips and tricks.

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