How to Block or Unblock Contact on Skype (iPhone, Mac)

Whether it’s a spammer who frequently keeps sending you annoying messages or an unknown Skype ID that you have accidentally accepted an invitation to keep pinging you all day – blocking them on Skype is handy. And they even don’t know about it. Here in this article, we will show you how to block or unblock contact on Skype. So, without any ado, let’s get started.

Also Read:- Video Call Apps.

Block or Unblock Contact on Skype

Before proceeding to the procedure, let’s understand what happens when you block someone on Skype.

What happens when you block someone on Skype?

  • The person who has blocked on Skype will be unable to send messages, call you, or see your current status.
  • If you are currently online, the blacked contact will no longer be able to see whether you’re online or offline. 
  • Further, the blocked will not get updated regarding your profile, such as profile picture or status message. 
  • The blocked contact will no longer be able to send the contact request.
  • Besides this, you no longer will initiate file sharing or screen sharing with the blocked contact, and the same goes for them.

Remember, when you block contact with someone on Skype, it’s always a one-way action; in simple words, blocking them from contacting you, but you can still see its status updates and messages. Further, in case you want to completely disconnect from someone, you can choose to remove the person from the contact list besides blocking them.

How to Block or Unblock Contact on Skype 

The steps for this vary from device to device. So, we have covered all of them in the article.

Steps to block contact on Skype for iPhone, Android

Step 1: Open the Skype app on your Phone. Click on the Contact you want to block.
Step 2: Select the Profile Icon from the top.

Launch the Skype next tap on chats click on the contacts then select profile icon on iPhone

Step 3: After this, swipe down and tap Red Block Contact.
Step 4: At last, tap on Block for further confirmation. That’s it.

Scroll the screen and tap on block contact select block on iPhone

Steps to unblock contact on Skype for iPhone, Android

After blocking any contact from your account, you will not find it in the Chat list or search results. To Unblock blocked contacts, Check the Blocked contacts list and unblock them manually by following the below steps.

Step 1: Open the Skype on your Phone. Search and select the Profile you blocked in Skype, Tap the Profile Icon at the top left corner. On the next screen, Scroll and Tap on Settings.

Launch the Skype app next tap on profile icon scroll the screen on iPhone


Step 2: Choose Contacts. Tap on Blocked Contacts. next, Tap on the Unblock Button next to the contact.

Click on contacts and tap on blocked contacts then select unblock button next to the contact on iPhone

Steps to block contact on Skype for Mac, Windows

If you are using the Skype Desktop app on your Mac or Windows System, then follow the below steps.

Step 1: Press Command + Space to access Spotlight Search on your Mac keyboard, Type Skype, and Press Return to open Skype on Mac.

Command + space enter Skype on mac

Step 2: Click the Search Menu next to the Windows Icon in the Windows menu.
Step 3: Click on the Contact you are willing to block.

Select any contacts on mac

Step 4: Select the Profile Icon at the top.

Click on profile icon on mac

Step 5: Scroll the screen for the Skype settings on Mac.

Scroll the screen on mac

Step 6: Scroll down and choose Block Contact.

Choose block contact on mac

Step 7: To give confirmation, select Block.

Click block on contacts on mac

That’s It! 

Steps to unblock contact on Skype for Mac, Windows

Unblocking the blocked contact on Skype is not easy to find. Follow the steps to find a list of all Blocked contacts on Skype Mac & Windows App.

Step 1: Press Command + Space to access Spotlight Search on your Mac keyboard, Type Skype, and Press Return to open.

Command + space enter Skype on mac

Step 2: Click the Search Menu next to the Windows Icon in the Windows menu. 
Step 3: Enter Skype and click on it to open.
Step 4: Click on your Profile Icon at the top left corner.

Click on profile icon on mac

Step 5: In the next screen, select Settings in skype.

Choose settings on mac

Step 6: Click on Contacts from the left side of the windows.

Select contacts on mac

Step 7: Select the Blocked contacts on the right side of the windows.

Choose blocked contacts on mac

Step 8: Click on the Unblock Button next to the Contact.

Click on the unblock button next to the contact on mac

Steps to Block Contact on Skype for Browser

Step 1: Open the Browser on your device. Navigate to Skype Web.
Step 2: Enter your Login ID and password if asked.

Open browser click email select next button on mac

Step 3: Next, click on the Contact.

Click on the contact on mac

Step 4: Click on the Profile Icon.

Click profile icon contacts on mac

Step 5: Scroll the screen skype settings on the Browser.

Scroll the screen Skype contacts on mac

Step 6: Scroll down and click on Block Contact.

Select block contact Skype on mac

Step 7: Scroll down and click on Block.

Choose block Skype contacts on mac

This method is helpful to block your Skype contacts without the app on your Mobile or Desktop/Mac.

Steps to Unblock Contact on Skype for Browser

Step 1: Open the Browser on your device. Navigate to Skype Web.
Step 2: Enter your Login ID and password if asked.

Open browser click email select next button on mac

Step 3: Click on your Profile Icon at the top left corner.

Click profile icon in Skype on mac

Step 4: In the menu list, select Settings.

Select settings on mac

Step 5: Select Contacts from the left panel.

Select contacts Skype settings on mac

Step 6: Go to Blocked Contacts.

Choose blocked contacts on mac

Step 7: Click on the Unblock Button next to the Contact.

Click on unblock button next to the contact on mac

Final Verdict!

Managing your social connections on Skype can be facilitated by blocking and unblocking contacts. Hope that the procedure mentioned above in the article helped you a lot. If you want to stop receiving messages from someone on your Skype, then suggest turning off the Notifications for particular contacts.

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Karly Wood

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