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How do I block or unblock a user in Canvas Student ePortfolios?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I block or unblock a user in Canvas Student ePortfolios?

If you no longer want to interact with or message a user, or you don't want them to be able to interact with or message you, you can block the user. You do not have to be connected with a user to block them.

You can unblock a user by viewing their profile page or by viewing blocked accounts in your user settings.

Note: A user will not receive a notification when you block or unblock them.

Open User Profile

Open the profile of the user you want to block.

Block User

Block User

Click the Options icon [1] and click the Block [name] link [2].

Confirm Block User

Confirm Block User

Confirm you want to block the user by clicking the Yes, Block link.

View Blocked Profile

View Blocked Confirmation

After you have successfully blocked the user, you will see a confirmation message with the date you blocked the user [1]. You will also view this message if you later return to view the user's profile.

To unblock the user, click the Unblock Profile button [2].

Confirm Unblock

Confirm Unblock

Confirm you want to unblock the user by clicking the Yes, Unblock button. After you unblock the user you will be able to view their profile and interact as normal.

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