If someone is frequently messaging you questions or offers that are irrelevant or you no longer wish to be connected you may find yourself wondering ‘how do I remove a person I’m connected with on Linkedin?’.
It’s simple and once you’ve learnt the quick tip, Linkedin you’ll feel more in control of your Linkedin account and connection requests.
How do I remove a person I’m connected with on Linkedin?
In your profile, click the “My Network” in the top menu then “Connections”
Scroll down to see your contacts.
On the top of the connections list, click Filter by and choose “Connections Only”.
Scroll to the person and click Remove.
A confirmation message will come up. Click remove.
Alternatively, if you are receiving too much from this person in your home page / ‘newsfeed’ you can unfollow their updates and remain connected.
How to unfollow a person’s updates on Linkedin
The image below is from the newsfeed / homepage of Linkedin. It’s a post from a person I’m connected with. There is a small downwards arrow in the top right of the post. When I click it a menu comes up and you can click “Unfollow…”. This means you’ll no longer see this contacts updates.
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