Messenger by Facebook is an amazing instant messaging app that lets you communicate with people on your Friends list on Facebook.
Earlier, the messenger was embedded within the Facebook website, but when the mobile apps came out for iOS and Android, Messenger got its own identity. Today, if you have an account on Facebook, you can use just the Messenger app on your smartphone.
If there is a contact who is causing trouble or is posting offensive content on his timeline or within a message, its better that you block the contact from trying to contact you on Messenger. Deleting the conversation with the contact does delete the offensive content or unwanted content, but its not the right way to block someone from contacting you on Messenger again.
In this tutorial, we will show you the BEST way to block someone on Messenger.
Step 1. Open the Messenger app on your smartphone/tablet.
Step 2. Tap on the conversation with the unwanted contact to open it.
Step 3. Click on the name of the contact on top of the conversation windows.
Step 4. From the new menu, tap on the ‘Block‘ option.
Step 5. From the new window,
If you want to Block the contact on Facebook then tap on the ‘Block on Facebook‘ option.
If you want to Block the contact on Messenger, then tap on the ‘Block on Messenger‘ option.
Step 6. The contact will no longer be able to contact you. on Messenger or Facebook depending on your choice.
Please ensure that you have a valid reason for blocking a certain contact on Facebook. While it is not illegal to Block a contact on Messenger, please exercise this power responsibly.
If you do not have the Messenger app and want to try it out, you can download the Messenger for the Facebook app from the links given below.
Messenger app for Android – Click here
Messenger app for iOS – Click here