How to block and unblock someone on your PS5 (step by step)

Learn how to block and unblock someone on your PlayStation 5 with these step-by-step tutorials.

How to block a player on the PS5

  1. Press the PS button (PlayStation logo) on your controller.
    PS button on a PlayStation 5 controller
  2. A menu will appear at the bottom of your screen. In this menu, you click on Game Base (select and press X).
    Open Game Base on the PS5
  3. Go to the profile of the player you want to block. You can click the Search for Players button in Game Base to search for the player you want to block.
    Search for players on the PS5
  4. Click the more options button indicated with three dots.
    More options button in PS5 user profile
  5. Click Block.
    Block a player on the PS5
  6. Click Block.
    Block a player on the PS5

The player is now blocked.


How to unblock a player on the PS5

  1. Open settings by selecting the settings (gear) icon in the upper right corner of your screen and pressing the (X) button on your controller.
    Open PlayStation 5 settings
  2. Open Users and Accounts.
    Open PlayStation 5 users and accounts settings
  3. Select Privacy.
    Open PlayStation 5 privacy settings
  4. Open View and Customize Your Privacy Settings.
    View and Customize Your Privacy Settings on the PlayStation 5
  5. Click Players you're blocking.
    Players you're blocking on the PS5
  6. You will now see the players you're blocking. Click Unblock next to the player you want to unblock.
    Unblock a player on the PS5

The player is now unblocked.