How To Block/Unblock Someone On Google Drive


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Google is one of the most popular companies in the world. The services provided by Google are relied on by a lot of users. Google offers a lot of different applications to users such as Google Meet, Google Photos, Google Map, Google Drive, and many others. Among all the different ones, Google Drive is one of the most used services. So, if you are one of those users, then you need to know everything about the application. Among all the other things, a common question is how to unblock/block someone on Google Drive. Here are some of the most common things that you need to know about it.

Why Get Rid Of People On Google Drive?

The worst thing that many people have experienced on Google Drive is spammer links.  They use the file-sharing option to their advantage to spam different users using malicious links. These links are very harmful and clicking on them might compromise your security.

Also, there are also some people with who you might not want to share files. On the other hand, some people might block people they did not mean to. So, here is the process to block or unlock them on Google Drive.

How To Block People On Google Drive? 

Before jumping to the process of blocking/unblocking, you need to know that this process is both available on mobile platforms and on the web. Here, the process is given below in detail.

Block people from sharing drive links on the email

1. Open Gmail on your desktop/phone.

2. Open the Drive Sharing email.

3. At the bottom, tap on Block the sender.

4. Once you follow step 3, a new window/pop-up will open, here you need to select the account for which you want to block.

5. Finally, click on Block.

Block the file owner 

  1. Open Google Drive on your desktop/phone.
  2. Right-click on the file.
  3. Now, click on Block {email}.
  4. Lastly, tap on Block.

That’s it. That is how you block someone on Google Drive.

How To Unblock People On Google Drive? 

1. Open Google Drive on your desktop/phone.

2. At the top right corner, Tap on your profile and select Manage your Google Account.

3. Now People & sharing, followed by Blocked.

4. Here you will see a list of people you blocked in the past.

5. To unblock someone, click on the Remove button next to a person’s name.


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