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How do I block someone on Spotify? I have someone that I really don't want to be following me on Spotify but they won't unfollow me. I have tried to do it through the messages technique but I have not messaged this person so it did not work. Is there any other solution? 🙂
It's currently not possible to block users, however there is a strong Idea for blocking followers - please give it your support. 🙂
If you'd like to hide your music preferences from them, you can make your playlists secret and also hide your recently played artists and recent activity from Spotify users.
Let me know if you have any questions on this or anything else ::)
Thank you 🙂
Wild that this is the only solution - you have to make all of your social data secret to everyone to evade a stocker, an ex, or an abuser? This seems unethical on Spotify's part. I really hope they address this by simply allowing what every other social app (from facebook to last.fm) allows their users to do. People should not have to close themselves off from all of their friends to hide from an abuser because of Spotify's laziness (or exploitation, as sharing music is business for them)
Il y a deux personne qui m'ont abonnés, mais je ne veux pas qui me suivent.
je veux qu'il me désabonne ces deux personnes:
NOTE: spotify keeps changing the "Updated on" date of the "Status Update" thread you link to so that it looks like they haven't slept on the proposal for 5 years.
It's incredibly sneaky - they're not going to do anything about this without a lot of pressure.
It is currently not a possibility.
Hi, since blocking is not possible yet I've found another creative solution to let your unwanted follower know that you want them to leave you in peace without directly contacting them.
I've made a playlist - the message is very hard to miss, lol. For me it actually worked within minutes, my unwated follower seems to have unfollowed me now.
In case I make it private, it has these songs:
F*ck Off - Pist Idiots
Go Away - TOPS
Stop - Spice Girls
Leave Me Alone - Filipp Dinero
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
F*ck You - Lily Allen
Just Go Away - Blondie
**bleep** Off - FFS
Take Out The Trash - They Might Be Giants
Gett Off My Back - Screeching Weasel
Who Invited You - The Donnas
You Are The Problem Here - First Aid Kit
Leave Me Alone - Michael Jackson
Obviously not to listen to, I just put it on repeat for a while with the sound off.
Make sure you make the title of your playlist in caps "STOP FOLLOWING ME, PLEASE" and add a description to your heart's desire. Make sure it's a public playlist too.
I've hidden all my other activity except for this playlist and usually hid the rest of my activity, unless I'd listen to this playlist then I'd go off Private Mode.
Good luck, I hope it helps you out. ❤️
cancelled my spotify subscripotion over this. A stalker I have a restraining order against follows me and Spotify says there's nothing they can do about it. Since they can see my favourite bands they can easily find me at local shows. Thanks Spotify! Making it easier for stalkers everywhere!
Thanks for reaching out to the Community about this.
Sorry to hear that you're having such an experience.
As @Sebasty has already mentioned it's not possible to block people from following you. It's also a good move to add your +Vote to the idea they suggested.
What you can do is create a new account and transfer your Library and the people/artists you follow like described in this guide.
Hope this helps.
it is NOW possible to do it! finally! just go to the profile and select the options, you can block now!:D
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