How to Block Someone in Microsoft Teams

How to Block Someone in Microsoft Teams

This article discusses how to block someone in Microsoft Teams either from a Desktop PC/web or from Android/iOS. Microsoft Teams is one of the most prominent video conferencing platforms for businesses in the current pandemic era. Microsoft Teams offers updated features as well as the ability to change the background, dark theme, create a channeletc.

When you are using Microsoft Teams, you may want to block someone whom you think the user is rude in saying or likes to spam you or because of other things. So in this article I will share how to block someone in Microsoft Teams.

Here are the steps to block someone in Microsoft Teams either from PC Desktop/web or from Android/iOS.

How to Block Someone in Microsoft Teams from PC Desktop/web

To block someone in Microsoft Teams from the desktop app or from the web interface, follow these steps.

  1. open Microsoft Teams.
  2. Open tab Chat.
  3. Click button more options (three dots)then from the menu that appears select Block contact.
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Also read: How to Share Screen in Microsoft Teams

How to Block Someone in Microsoft Teams from Android/iOS

On iOS or Android, you can block someone in Microsoft Teams by following these steps.

  1. open Microsoft Teams app on your phone.
  2. Open tab Chat.
  3. select contact conversation thread which you want to block.
  4. Tap contact name at the top to open contact’s details page.
  5. Tap option Block contact.
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Mute contacts (Mute)

Apart from being able to block someone in Microsoft Teams, you can also disable contacts so that you will no longer get notifications when they send you messages.

Mute contacts on desktop or web:

  1. Open the app Microsoft Teams.
  2. Open tab Chat.
  3. Click button More options (three dots button) next to the contact name.
  4. From the menu that appears, select Mute.
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Mute contacts on iPhone or Android phone:

  1. open application Microsoft Teams.
  2. Open tab Chat.
  3. Tap contact conversation thread which you want to mute.
  4. Tap contact name at the top of the thread to open contact’s details page.
  5. Turn on the switch Mute.
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Also read: How to Create a Microsoft Teams Breakout Room

So, that was a quick guide on how to block someone in Microsoft Teams either from PC Desktop/web or from Android/iOS. Hopefully this tutorial is useful for those of you who need it. Thank you for visiting and don’t forget to share it with your friends too.