Blocking and Unmatching

Blocking or unmatching someone will prevent them from seeing your profile -- if they try to view your profile after you block/unmatch them, it will look just like you deleted your OkCupid account. Blocking and unmatching are the same feature. If you unmatch someone, they will be blocked and be placed in your "blocked" list.

If you've had a conversation with them, blocking/unmatching will also remove the conversation from their Conversations page. We do not otherwise let people know that you have blocked or unmatched them. 

How to block

On the website:
You can block people from their profiles by clicking the three dots icon at the top of the page, or within the conversation window. You can view your list of blocked/unmatched members on the privacy settings page.

On the app:
You can block people by tapping the three dots icon at the top of their profile, or by tapping on the icon on the top right when viewing a received message to see a block button pop up. You can view your blocked/unmatched users on the app by tapping on your profile, then on Account Settings. From there, tap on Privacy, then on Blocked & Unmatched.

Note: Passing someone does not block them. Passing just means you won't see them around the site until you run out of people to see. If you do run out of people to see, we'll recycle your passes so you have another chance to see them- after all, many people will upload another photo or write more about themselves since the last time you saw them, and will be much more interesting! 

If someone is harassing you:

Please report the profile to us if someone is harassing you or the message or profile is otherwise inappropriate! You can read more about reporting here

If you still need help, you can email

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