How to Block Someone on Tumblr (and Unblock)

block and unblock someone on tumblr

Is someone bothering, annoying or stalking you on Tumblr? Do you receive unwanted messages, reblogs, or follows?

This tutorial will show you step by step how to block and unblock someone on Tumblr. And also how to stop someone from following you on Tumblr.

In a few different ways by using a computer or by using the mobile app (Android and iPhone).

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What happens when you block someone on Tumblr?

When you block people, they won't be able to:

As far as their dashboard is concerned, you don't exist.

Other considerations about blocking people on Tumblr

How to Block Someone on Tumblr

Method 1 - Dashboard

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Tumblr.

3. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

4. On your dashboard (home page), click on the avatar (profile picture) or name of the person/blog you want to block.

tumblr user avatar

This will show that person's blog.

5. Click on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top right.

tumblr user settings

6. Click on "Block".

block someone on tumblr

7. Click again on "Block" to confirm.

Method 2 - Blocked Tumblrs List

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Tumblr.

3. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

4. Click on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top right.

5. Click on "Settings".

open tumblr settings

6. Click on the name of your blog located in the right sidebar.

open tumblr blog settings

7. Scroll down.

8. Click on the pencil icon located next to "Blocked Tumblrs".

edit blocked tumblrs list

9. Type the name of the Tumblr user you want to block.

add tumblr user to blocked list

10. Click on "Block".

Method 3 - Messaging

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Tumblr.

3. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

4. Click on the messaging icon.

tumblr menu

5. Open the conversation with the person you want to block.

6. Click on the ... (3 dots) located at the top right of the chat window.

7. Click on "Block".

block someone on tumblr via messaging

8. Click again on "Block" to confirm.

Method 4 - Post Notes

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Tumblr.

3. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

4. Hover with your mouse cursor (pointer) on the reply (comment) or reblog.

5. Click on the ... (3 dots).

6. Click on "Block ...".

block someone on tumblr via post notes

7. Click again on "Block" to confirm.

How to Stop Someone from Following You on Tumblr

Method 1

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Tumblr.

3. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

4. Click on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top right.

5. Click on "Followers" to open your followers list.

open tumblr followers list

6. Hover with your mouse cursor (pointer) next to the name of the user you want to stop from following you on Tumblr.

7. When "Block" appears next to the name, click on it.

stop someone from following you on tumblr

8. Click again on "Block" to confirm.

Method 2

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Tumblr.

3. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

4. Click on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top right.

5. Click on "Followers" to open your followers list.

open tumblr followers list

6. Click on the name of the user you want to stop from following you on Tumblr.

This will show that person's blog on the right side.

7. Click on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top right.

8. Click on "Block".

stop someone from following you on tumblr

9. Click again on "Block" to confirm.

How to Unblock Someone on Tumblr

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Tumblr.

3. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

4. Click on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top right.

5. Click on "Settings".

open tumblr settings

6. Click on the name of your blog located in the right sidebar.

open tumblr blog settings

7. Scroll down.

8. Click on the pencil icon located next to "Blocked Tumblrs".

edit blocked tumblrs list

9. Click on the "Unblock" button located next to the person you want to unblock.

unblock someone on tumblr

How to Block Someone on Tumblr via the Mobile App (Android and iPhone)

1. Open the Tumblr app.

2. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

3. On your dashboard (home page), tap on the avatar (profile picture) or name of the person/blog you want to block.

This will show that person's blog.

4. Tap on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top.

tumblr user settings in app

5. Tap on "Block".

6. Tap again on "Block" to confirm.

How to Stop Someone from Following You on Tumblr via the Mobile App (Android and iPhone)

1. Open the Tumblr app.

2. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

3. Tap on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the bottom.

open your tumblr blog in the app

4. Tap on the gear icon located at the top.

open tumblr blog settings in the app

5. Tap on "Followers" to open your followers list.

6. Tap on the person you want to stop from following you on Tumblr.

This will show that person's blog.

7. Tap on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the top.

tumblr user settings in app

8. Tap on "Block".

9. Tap again on "Block" to confirm.

How to Unblock Someone on Tumblr via the Mobile App (Android and iPhone)

1. Open the Tumblr app.

2. Log into your account (if not already logged in).

3. Tap on the tumblr person icon (profile/person) icon located at the bottom.

open your tumblr blog in the app

4. Tap on the gear icon located at the top.

open tumblr blog settings in the app

5. Tap on "Blocked Tumblrs" located at the bottom.

6. Tap on "Unblock" located next to the person you want to unblock.

unblock someone on tumblr in the app

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