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How to Tell if Someone Blocked You on Zoosk

How to Tell if Someone Blocked You on Zoosk

Being blocked on a dating website isn’t one of the most pleasant feelings in the world. However, sometimes it’s better to know that you’re blocked so you can move on, rather than spend days trying to figure out whether someone blocked you.

Like most other dating apps and other social media platforms, Zoosk doesn’t have a section where you can check who blocked you. That feature is anonymous. Don’t worry though, there are other ways to figure it out.

You Can’t See Their Profile – They Could Have Blocked You

Let’s get straight to the point. If you’ve been talking with someone for a couple of days and now you can’t see their profile or send them a message, that probably means the other person blocked you. That’s the most accurate way to check whether someone blocked you, although it’s not 100% accurate, as we’ll explain.

This may not be the answer you were looking for, but bear in mind that this issue not specific to Zoosk. There are very few apps that will notify you when someone blocks you. Think about it this way: if you block someone, would you like the app to notify that person? Probably not. This may seem rude to you now, but it’s all about respecting someone’s privacy.

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Other Reasons Why You Can’t See Their Profile

As we said, this method is not 100% accurate, as there are some exceptions. There are two other situations when you may not be able to see someone’s profile.

First, if the other person deleted their Zoosk account. When someone deletes their account, people that used to talk to them won’t be notified. It’ll just seem like the other person disappeared. You won’t be able to see their profile picture, or your chat history.

The second situation is when someone decides to pause their Zoosk account. This often happens when someone wants to take a break from dating or doesn’t want to pay a subscription every month. When someone pauses the account, other users won’t be able to see their profile nor send them messages.

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What’s the difference between these two options? People who pause the account have an intention to come back one day, maybe they just want to take a break from their devices. This option allows them to save their profile info, their connections, and their message history. They can come back whenever they want.

How Can I Block Someone on Zoosk?

Safety is one of the most important things in the Zoosk community. Therefore, if someone starts behaving in a strange way or verbally abusing you, you can not only block them but you can also report their profile. Zoosk has a fast and efficient system for dealing with situations like this.

Here’s how to block someone using the Zoosk app on your smartphone:

  1. Visit the profile of the person you want to block.
  2. Tap on the three dots on the top right corner.
  3. When the menu opens, tap on Block.
  4. You can also report them by selecting both Block and Report.

That’s it! As we already explained, blocking someone is anonymous, and the other person won’t be notified.

For those who don’t have the Zoosk app, here’s how to block someone using your desktop browser:

  1. Go to
  2. Visit the profile of the person you want to block.
  3. Click on the gray arrow next to their username.
  4. When the menu opens, click on Block.
  5. You can also report them by selecting both Block and Report.

There you have it! You can use any device for blocking someone, as all versions of Zoosk have this option.

Can I Block the Person That Blocked Me?

This is one of the most common questions. People want to block the person that blocked them to make sure that they won’t be able to send them messages if they decide to unblock them. Unfortunately, you can’t do this on Zoosk.

The reason is simple: when you want to block someone, you have to go to their profile to find this option. But once someone blocks you, you can no longer see their profile. Therefore, there’s no way to block them.

Stay Safe

Your safety should be your first concern. Therefore, whenever you notice something suspicious, feel free to block and report that user. And if you think someone blocked you – don’t worry. Zoosk has so many users that you still have a big chance of finding someone who’s an even better match for you.

Have you already tried Zoosk? Do you like it? Is there any feature you don’t like? Let us know in the comments section below.

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2 thoughts on “How to Tell if Someone Blocked You on Zoosk”

Larry Scronce says:
How do you kick off someone in a stream on Zoosk?
edie says:
I think you zoosk should require a “real time” video of the person’s face and a hello, as a prerequisite. Wow…their are so many people that use very old and deceitful photos. Its discouraging.

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Jessie Richardson

Oct 21, 2020

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