What Happens When You Block Someone on Snapchat?

/16 December, 2022 12:53 pm

In the era of taking pictures and bottling up the moments, Snapchat helps people a lot. Being one of the newly emerged snapping platforms, Snapchat has become popular among the world community, and within a short interval of time, the number of people using it has a visible surge.

With so many users, Snapchat has tried to shape itself exactly per the wishes, suggestions and feedback of the people using it.

Being one of the best services to use while taking pictures, it also helps you to communicate with your friends and the known community, which means that you can use it for dual function, beautifying your pictures and communicating with people.

Moreover, Snapchat additionally permits you to see what others are doing in their lives. You can share posts, and videos, create channels and share your ideas with people.

People subscribe to the channels you have made or simply add you as a friend, and either way, you can establish a platform on Snapchat too, where you can freely share your ideas and get them appreciated.

As the mention of a friend list has come, there is the regular proceeding of the chats and the people you have on your Snapchat. Sometimes you add them, sometimes you remove them. You may even want to get rid of a few contacts.

While doing so, you have two options. You can either remove that contact from your list or simply block it. Now removing someone from your Snapchat friend list makes sense, but sometimes people get sceptical of what will happen when you block someone on Snapchat.

Answering this question is quite straightforward. A few changes can be observed in your overall Snapchat proceedings, so read on to figure them out.

Snapchat blocking: what happens when you do it?

Sometimes, due to a number of reasons, there comes a moment when you finally decide to clock a person from your Snapchat. The justifications for doing that can be assorted. If you have found the contact a bit unhealthy for your easy-going on Snapchat, or you may want to get rid of the person altogether.

In either case or due to any reason, when you block a person on Snapchat, the following changes are expected to occur in both accounts, yours and the person being blocked.

  • The individual is being obstructed or blocked and you, cannot trade Snapchat pictures any longer. This means that the portal for the snap communication gets closed after blocking the contact.
  • This means that whenever you upload a story, the person will not be going to get notified anymore.
  • The individual can never again talk with you in your own DM on Snapchat. If the person will ever try to send you a text, the text will not be delivered and you will not get notified of that.
  • When you block a person on Snapchat, your name or username will not be searchable by that person. Even if they want to get access by directly searching your profile on Snapchat, the desired results will not come out, and your profile will not appear.
  • The person whom you have just blocked will ultimately be removed from your friend list on Snapchat. You are not supposed to remove them manually, but if you have decided to unblock a person, it will automatically be removed from your Snapchat friend list.
Amanda Silberling
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Amanda Silberling

I work at Likes Geek as a marketing researcher and journalist with over 5 years of experience in media and content marketing. With a demonstrated history of working in the international news and financial technology publishing industries. I manage content and the editorial team at Likes Geek.