How to See Blocked Profiles on LinkedIn


Everyone who is pursuing a career, or is in the professional world should have a LinkedIn account in today’s time. Like other things, technology has digitized job searches as well. LinkedIn provides a perfect space for job seekers and students to showcase their skills and for recruiters to select a perfect candidate for their company. Apart from that users can also share different content through posts, share, and like other user content. LinkedIn also recently launched a blogging platform where you can write the blogpost as well.

LinkedIn offers functionality like following, chatting, blocking a person, etc like other social media platforms. However, there were times when we blocked a person on LinkedIn on a temporary basis or by mistake and now wanted to unblock that person. So to unblock them, we have to dig deeper into settings to see the blocked list on Linkedin. In this article, we have discussed the instructions to see blocked accounts on LinkedIn and how to unblock them.

How to See Blocked Profiles on LinkedIn from Phone

  1. Open the LinkedIn app on your Phone.
    linkedin mobile app

  2. Next, click on your profile icon at the top left corner of the screen and select settings.linkedin profile icon
    linkedin settings

  3. Under the Settings menu, go to the Visibility option.visibility

  4. In the Visibility settings, click on Blocking to open the blocking settings.blocking setting

  5. After you open the Blocking settings, you will be see the list of LinkedIn profiles that you have blocked. To unblock a profile, click on Unblock beside the profile name.
    blocked profile

  6. You will be prompted to enter your LinkedIn password to unblock the selected profile, so enter your password and click on Unblock XYZ (Profile Name).
    unblock profile

How to See Blocked Profiles on LinkedIn from Desktop

  1. Open Chrome or any other web browser on your desktop, and go to the following address
    linkedin website

  2. Upon visiting the LinkedIn website, complete the Sign in process to access your account. You can use Sign in with Google for faster sign in.linkedin sign in

  3. After signing in to your LinkedIn account, click on your profile icon at the top right corner and then goto Settings & Privacy > Visibilty from the drop-down menu.
    linkedin settings
    visibility setting

  4. Scroll down you find the blocking option. Just click on it.blocking menu

  5. In the Blocking section, you will see the list of blocked contacts on LinkedIn. To unblock a profile, just click on Unblock button beside the profile name.blocked

  6. Now again LinkedIn asks you to enter your password to unblock the profile from the LinkedIn blocked list, so type your password and click on Unblock member.unblock

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Abhishek Mahato

Exploring the realm of the internet is one of the leisure pursuits of Abhishek. He's is fond of gadgets & games, and likes to put his learnings into useful tech articles for you.