How to block someone on the Tinder app by unmatching from them
Tinder revolutionized the way people date online. Instead of browsing profiles for hours and searching out potential dates, you can merely “swipe right” on the people you like, and “swipe left” on those you don’t.
Swiping right makes it easier than ever to meet and connect with people, but there are still some drawbacks to it.
While most people you meet on Tinder are probably just like you — respectful and trying to find a genuine match — you can run into some people you’d rather not connect with. On Tinder, if you somehow come into contact with someone you no longer want to be connected to, you can’t block them. But you can unmatch with them.
If you’re unmatching with this person because they were harassing or stalking you, or doing something else that might mean they pose a danger to other people, you should also report them to Tinder to take action.
When you unmatch someone on Tinder, you are automatically removed from each others’ matches list. Your conversations are also deleted, and they won’t be able to interact with you on the app ever again. There is currently no way to undo this action, so make sure unmatching is what you want.
If so, here’s how to do it.