How to Block Phone Contacts on Tinder to avoid Exes Friends and Relatives

Block Phone Contacts on Tinder to Avoid Exes Relatives and Friends

 

If you do not want to see someone on Tinder, we recommend Blocking the Phone Contact on the Tinder app.

Unfortunately you will need to share your entire contact list with Tinder. After you share your entire contact list, you can select the contacts that you want to block. This is a privacy risk, so I recommend you read Tinder’s privacy policy if you want more details as to what they do with your contact list.

How to Block Phone Contacts on Tinder

To share your entire contact list to block phone contacts on Tinder, follow these steps:

  1. Open Tinder app and tap your profile icon
  2. Go to “Settings”
  3. Scroll down and select “Block Contacts”
  4. Grant Tinder permission to access your contacts
  5. Under the “Contacts” tab, select the contacts that you want to avoid from your contact list.
  6. Tap “Block Contacts”

If you follow those directions to block phone contacts on Tinder, Tinder will do their best to make sure you each don’t see each other. This is a nice feature, but it is not fool proof.

How to Manually Add a Contact Without Sharing Your Entire Phone Contact List with Tinder

We recommend you think twice before you share your entire contact list with Tinder. We recommend you simply manually add a contact, this why, you can maintain an additional level of privacy.

  1. Open Tinder app and tap your profile icon
  2. Go to “Settings”
  3. Scroll down and select “Block Contacts”
  4. Tap the + icon at the top of the screen
  5. Input the person’s contact information that you want to avoid on Tinder
  6. Tap “Done”

By doing this, you can block phone contacts without having to share your entire phone contact list with Tinder app.

How to Avoid Exes Friends and Relatives on Tinder

There is an additional level of security and privacy that you can use while using Tinder. You can use a disposable phone number for Tinder. This will allow you to sign up to Tinder without your own phone number.

When you sign up to Tinder using a temporary phone number, you can use this along with manually adding your contacts that you want to avoid, you can enjoy greater privacy and security.

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