Paytm has become an integral platform for digital payments and money transfers in India. However, you may need to block certain contacts to maintain privacy or avoid unwanted communication.
This detailed step-by-step guide explains how to easily block someone under Messages and UPI sections within the Paytm app on your Android or iOS smartphone. We will help you with blocking suspicious activity or transactions from a particular user.
By blocking past fraud by the contact on Paytm you can even prevent spam messages and communications. So, let’s get started!
How To Block Someone On Paytm Under Message Section?
Here we will show you the easiest method of blocking someone on Paytm via the message section. Here are the detailed steps to block a user under Messages in Paytm:
Step 1: Open Paytm App
Firstly, ensure you have downloaded and installed the latest version of the Paytm app on your Android or iOS device. Open the app and log in using your registered mobile number and password.
Step 2: Go to Messages
Once you open the app, tap on the Messages icon available at the bottom of the screen. It looks like a small speech bubble. You can also swipe left on the home screen to access Messages.
Step 3: Select the Payments Tab
Tap on the Payments tab on top represented by the ₹ symbol. This tab shows your transaction history and payment requests received.
Step 4: Find the Contact
Scroll through the list to find the contact you wish to block. You can also use the search bar to find a contact using their name or mobile number.
Step 5: Open Their Profile
After finding the user, tap on their profile picture and name to open the details. Verify it is the correct person before proceeding.
Step 6: Block the User
Finally, scroll down on their profile page and select the ‘Block User’ option. Confirm by tapping on Block to prevent any further communication.
How To Block Someone On Paytm From Sending Money Under UPI Section?
Want to block a particular user via the UPI section? Just follow the steps listed below to block someone under UPI money transfers in Paytm.
Step 1: Open Paytm App
Firstly, download the latest version of Paytm on your phone and log in to your account.
Step 2: Go to Contacts
On the home screen, tap on the ‘To Mobile or Contacts’ option. This allows you to search for a specific contact.
Step 3: Open Their Profile
You can search using their name or mobile number. Once found, tap on their name to open profile details.
Step 4: Select Block Option
On their profile page, scroll down and click on the ‘Report & Block’ option. Choose a reason for blocking and confirm.
What happens if I accidentally block the wrong person?
Blocked someone accidentally on Paytm? These are the things you won’t be able to do:
- You will not be able to receive any payments or payment requests from that person. All transactions will be blocked.
- The blocked person will not be able to view your profile or contact you on Paytm in any way.
- If the blocked person tries to send you money or a payment request, they will get an error that the transaction cannot be completed.
- You will stop receiving any messages or communication from the blocked person within Paytm.
- If you have regular transactions or interactions with the wrongly blocked person, your activities on Paytm will be impacted.
However, the good thing is you can easily unblock the person if you accidentally block them. Just follow these steps:
- Go to the ‘Blocked Users’ section in Paytm app settings.
- Find the name of the wrongly blocked contact here.
- Tap on their name and select the ‘Unblock’ option.
- This will remove the contact from your blocked list and restore interactions.
So in summary, accidentally blocking the wrong Paytm contact can disrupt your transactions and communications with them. But you can rectify the mistake instantly by heading to the blocked users list and unblocking them. It’s advisable to double-check the name and number before blocking any user.