How to Know if Someone Blocked You on Skype

As Skype is so useful messenger tool, but it won’t let you know if you are blocked or not. Don’t worry, here we will discuss how to know if someone blocked you on Skype.

Though you won’t get any notification on Skype, there’s some alternative way to figure it out.

I will point out each of them.

Just stick to those clues and you will get the answer.

How to Know if Someone Blocked You on Skype

Blocking other users isn’t that difficult on Skype. And Skype doesn’t send any notification to the blocked person. But, there’s some hint to detect it. Here’s how to know if someone blocked you on skype

Method 1: Check Your Contact List

Open your Skype application and log into your Skype account. Then find the user profile in your Skype contact list. If the user has blocked you, the Skype default avatar will be displayed instead of their profile picture. You may also get a question mark beside his/her avatar.

The first sign to know if someone has blocked you on Skype


Method 2: View Their Skype Profile

Just right-click on the username and select View profile. If the user has blocked you, then you won’t be able to see their online status. Probably you might see a message “This person has not shared their details with you“. You won’t see the contact number of the user also.

The message that shows in the Skype user profile who have blocked you

Method 3: Try to Call Him/Her via Skype

Instantly send a voice or video call to that Skype user. If you have blocked, the call will get ended quickly with an error. Also, you won’t be able to send him any text messages.

A clear sign is that you can’t delete previews send messages that were sent to him/her.

deleting message

To delete send a message, right click on the message and select ‘Remove Message’ option.

Extra Tips to Know if Someone Blocked You on Skype

I hope previous clues have given you full signs on how to know if someone blocked you on Skype. But if you are still confused, Here are some extra tips that you can use to determine if you are blocked or not.

Tips 1#: Check Skype Status via Mutual Friends

When someone blocked you don’t get any mood status of that person. It just displays “This person has not shared their details with you”. So, you don’t get any idea about their current mood status. Try to check mood status with help of their mutual friend.

All possible moods of a Skype profile

Call out or contact the mutual friend of the blocked person.

Then tell them to check the mood status

If it’s different than what you are getting, probably the person has blocked you on Skype.

Tips 2#: You Can’t See Their Contact Number

If you think that any person has blocked you, try to find the contact number. Most of the time you would get the contact number on their Skype profile.

Just go to their profile and click on the telephone sign.

The contact number displaying in Skype profile


If you are blocked, then you won’t see any contact number of that person.

It proves that you are blocked and deleted from their Skype contact list.

Tips 3#: Re-Login to Skype

Sometimes your unstable internet connection might create problems on Skype. If so, then you won’t be able to see your friends Skype status, contact them.

To check everything is perfect, just log out from your Skype account for a while.

later login to your Skype account and check if you still unable to contact your friend.

If all remain same, the person has blocked you!

Tips 4#: Search For the Person Name on Skype

To confirm that you are blocked, you can try to search for their profile on skype.

Firstly, delete your friend’s Skype profile from your contact list. Just go to your Skype contact list, right click on the profile. Select “Remove from Contacts” option on the sub-menu. Please remember the profile name of your friends, because we will need it later.

The searched directory in Skype

Now go to the Skype search option and type the name of your friends Skype profile. Press enter and search for your friend’s account on the search result.

After several attempts, if you didn’t find the profile, it means you are on the block list. You won’t get any detail of your friend’s account.

Tips 5#: Try to Understand Your Friends Current Status

Lastly, you should try to check your friend’s condition. Try to remember if you had any arguments with your friend.

Also, try to observe if he/she is angry with you for any reason.

If everything was fine, then your friend might delete their Skype account or they have accidentally blocked you from their contact.

Convince Your Freind to Unblock you on Skype

After check all those signs, probably you have detected wheater you are blocked or not. If your friend puts you in blocklist then you should convince them immediately.

Try to contact your friend through other mediums. Like you can call them or send messager on other social media.

Discuss the matter and try to solve this. If he/she seems angry please don’t annoy them too much.

Let them take their time.

Caution: Don’t open another Skype account and try to contact that friend. As you can see, it looks so disturbing and would make them angrier.

So, if you have convinced your friends or it was just a mistake, then tell them to unblock you on Skype.

Unblock Someone on Skype

It’s a bit complicated process. Click on Contact menu > Go to Advanced > Manage blocked contacts > select you to unblock.

Unblocking a contact on Skype

Finally, click Unblock this person.

Alternatively just right click on the profile and select unblock.

Last Word

👉 You can also see his/her on your contact list, who have blocked you.
👉 You won’t’ be able to contact that Skype user, through text message, voice call & video call.

commentAfter checking tips of how to know if someone blocked you on Skype, you just got a clear view.

Are you blocked or not? If not, that great. If blocked, then try to contact him/her with another medium such as Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp.

Don’t knock over with a new Skype account. It would be so much annoying. Instead, try to solve the real cause of blocking you.


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