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    How do I block, unblock or report someone in Skype?

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    You can block a contact to prevent them from calling you, sending you instant messages and seeing your state in Skype. In addition to blocking a contact, you can also choose to report abuse. This notifies us of spammers, so we can stop them in the early stages of their activity.

    1. From the Chats or Contacts tab, right click or tap and hold on the contact you want to block and select View profile.
    2. Scroll to the bottom of their profile window and select Block contact.

      Note: On desktop you can also select the Edit Edit button button then select Block contact.
    3. From the Block this contact? window, you can:
       
      • Report abuse and then block the contact: Toggle Report abuse from this person on, select a reason, and then select Block.
      • Block someone without reporting abuse: Select Block.
    4. Once the contact is blocked, they will be removed from your chats and contact list.

    Note: If you receive an unwanted call from an unknown phone number, you'll have the option to block the number right from the chat. Simply select the Block + the number link to block that number.
     

    Android 4.0.4 - 5.1

    1. From the Contacts tab, tap and hold on the contact you want to block.
    2. Select Block contact.
    3. From the Block this person? window, you can:
      • Report abuse from this person: Toggle Report abuse from this person on, select a reason, then select Block.
      • Block without reporting abuse: Select Block.
    4. Once the contact is blocked, they will be removed from your chats and contact list.
    1. Select your profile picture.
    2. Select Settings icon Settings.
    3. Select Contacts icon Contacts and select Blocked contacts.
    4. Select the Unblock button next to the contact you wish to unblock.

     

    Android 4.0.4 - 5.1

    1. From the Chats tab, tap the menu menu button  button, then tap Settings Settings button.
    2. Scroll down and tap Manage blocked users. You will see a full list of Skype contacts that you have blocked. 
    3. Tap the Unblock button next to the contact you wish to unblock.