How to Block and Report Users on Xbox One and Xbox Mobile App

Multiplayer gaming can be a lot of fun, although sometimes you’ll run into some rude people. If you play on Xbox, here’s how you can block them.

Online games are a great way to make friends and have a more enjoyable multiplayer experience, but that’s not always the case.

Sometimes you may come across players that are best to block and/or report. Luckily, it’s very easy to do on the Xbox One and Xbox app.

How to Block or Report a User on Xbox One

If a user has sent you inappropriate or objectionable content, you have the option to block or report it, or both. To do this on your Xbox One:

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  1. press the House button to display the sidebar.
  2. Move towards Parties and talksthen Catsthen select the chat with the user you want to report.
  3. Hurry After so what See profile.
  4. Move towards Report or block and tap it to reveal a few options, then tap Report Where To block depending on what you want to do.
  5. If you press Report, a predefined list of options will appear. Select the option that best matches the reason you are reporting the player.


You should now have blocked the user in question, so that they can no longer communicate with you. It can be disheartening when you’ve had a negative experience with someone online, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. There are plenty of gaming forums you can use to talk about video games with people and maybe even make some new friends.

How to block or report a user on the Xbox app

You can block or report a user even if you’re away from your console, as long as you have the Xbox app. To do this:

  1. Once signed into the Xbox app, press the Social tab, then press Cats.
  2. Tap the Discuss with the user you want to block or report.
  3. Tap the user’s username at the top to access their profile.
  4. Press the ellipse icon, then press either Report, To blockor both, depending on what you want to do.
  5. If you typed Reportyou will have to choose from a list of predefined options why you want to report the user.

After following these steps, you should have successfully blocked or reported a user, preventing them from communicating further with you.

Enjoy playing Xbox online without drama

Your online gaming experience should not be ruined by negative or mean users. Blocking and/or reporting is always the right thing to do when someone communicates with you in an unfriendly way.

Luckily, the community around Xbox isn’t too bad. There are plenty of websites for Xbox fans, some having forums that you can use to make new friends online that won’t cause you any heartache.

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