How to Erase Friends on Venmo
Venmo is a popular mobile payment service that allows users to easily send and receive money from friends and family. It also features a social aspect where users can connect with friends and see their payment activity. However, there may come a time when you want to erase friends on Venmo for various reasons. If you find yourself in this situation, here’s how you can do it:
1. Open the Venmo app on your mobile device.
2. Tap on the menu icon (three horizontal lines) on the top-left corner of the screen.
3. Scroll down and select “Friends” from the menu.
4. Find the friend you want to erase and tap on their name to open their profile.
5. On their profile page, tap on the “Settings” icon (three dots) on the top-right corner.
6. From the options that appear, select “Remove friend.”
7. A confirmation message will pop up. Tap “Remove” to erase the friend from your Venmo connections.
8. The friend will no longer be visible in your friends list, and their payment activity will no longer be visible to you.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
1. Will the friend be notified when I remove them?
No, the friend will not be notified when you remove them from your Venmo connections.
2. Can I still send money to a friend I’ve erased?
Yes, you can still send money to a friend you’ve erased. Removing them only removes their visibility from your friends list.
3. Can I add a friend back after erasing them?
Yes, you can add a friend back after erasing them. Simply search for their username or phone number and send them a friend request.
4. Will erasing a friend affect our previous payment history?
No, erasing a friend will not affect any previous payment history. It only removes their visibility from your friends list.
5. Can a friend still request money from me after being erased?
Yes, a friend can still request money from you after being erased. However, you will no longer see their payment activity or requests.
6. Can I erase multiple friends at once?
No, you must remove friends individually on Venmo. There is no option to erase multiple friends at once.
7. Can I erase a friend on the Venmo website?
No, the option to erase friends is only available on the mobile app. You cannot erase friends on the Venmo website.
8. Will erasing a friend affect their visibility of my payment activity?
No, erasing a friend will not affect their visibility of your payment activity. They will still be able to see your public payment activity unless you adjust your privacy settings.
By following these steps, you can easily erase friends on Venmo if the need arises. Remember that removing a friend only removes their visibility from your friends list, and it does not affect any previous payment history.