How to Block Someone on Zelle
Zelle is a popular mobile payment app that allows users to send and receive money with just a few taps on their phone. It provides a convenient and efficient way to transfer funds, but there may be times when you need to block someone on the platform. Whether it’s to prevent unwanted transactions or to protect your personal information, blocking someone on Zelle is a straightforward process. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to block someone on Zelle:
1. Open the Zelle app on your mobile device.
2. Log in to your account using your username and password.
3. Once you’re logged in, go to the main menu by tapping on the three horizontal lines in the top left corner of the screen.
4. From the menu, select “Settings.”
5. In the settings menu, look for the “Block and Report” option. Tap on it.
6. You will be presented with a list of people you have recently interacted with on Zelle. Find the person you want to block and tap on their name.
7. A confirmation message will appear, asking if you want to block the person. Confirm your decision by tapping on “Block.”
8. The person will now be blocked on Zelle, and they will no longer be able to send you money or initiate transactions with you.
FAQs about Blocking Someone on Zelle:
Q1. Can I unblock someone on Zelle?
A1. Yes, you can unblock someone on Zelle by going to the “Block and Report” section in the settings menu and selecting the person you want to unblock. Tap on their name and choose the “Unblock” option.
Q2. Will the person I blocked be notified?
A2. No, the person you blocked will not be notified that they have been blocked on Zelle.
Q3. Can a blocked person still request money from me?
A3. No, a blocked person cannot request money from you on Zelle. They will not be able to initiate any transactions with you.
Q4. What happens to pending transactions with a blocked person?
A4. If you have any pending transactions with a blocked person, those transactions will be canceled, and the money will be returned to your account.
Q5. Can a blocked person still see my transaction history?
A5. No, a blocked person cannot see your transaction history on Zelle.
Q6. Can I block someone who is not in my recent contacts?
A6. Yes, you can manually enter the person’s email address or mobile number to block them, even if they are not in your recent contacts.
Q7. How do I report someone on Zelle?
A7. To report someone on Zelle, go to the “Block and Report” section in the settings menu and select the person you want to report. Tap on their name and choose the “Report” option.
Q8. Will blocking someone on Zelle also block them on other payment apps?
A8. No, blocking someone on Zelle will only block them within the Zelle app. It will not affect their ability to interact with you on other payment apps.