Block someone in Google Photos

To stop interactions with someone, you can block their Google Account.

  1. Open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. Open an album that they've joined.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then Options.
  4. Next to the person's name, tap More More and then Block person.

What happens when you block someone

  • You won't be able to see each others photos, videos, or comments in Google Photos. If they have a link to your album, they may be able to see it if they're signed out. 
  • If you own the album and you block a contributor, any content they’ve added will be removed from the album.
  • If you block the owner of an album, any content you've added will be removed from the album.
  • If you block someone from an album you don’t own, you and the person you block won’t be able to see each other’s content.
  • That person will also be blocked in some other Google services, like Hangouts.
  • Learn about blocking Google Accounts.​

Find who you've blocked

You can review the accounts you’ve blocked and unblock them.

To unblock someone:

  1. On your computer, open
  2. Next to the account you want to unblock, click Remove Close.
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