How To Block Your Ex On Bumble

Technology has entirely changed the way we do everything, even the tiniest of activities. This also includes dating; yes, dating has changed as well. Now, there is no need to go to the local bar, pool, or to a party to find your next ex. I mean loving partner (Sorry). 


All that you have to do is to sign into any dating app, post killer photos, and start swapping left or right depending on if you like someone or not. Patience is the key; online dating is not as fast as normal dating. But it is certainly easier and cheaper; you don’t have to pay for drinks until your dream boy (or girl) enters the bar. 

One of the best apps for this matter is Bumble, especially if you are a woman. Why? Well, in the conventional apps, when a boy and a girl match each other, the man usually sends the first message. There are even cases where they harass the girl if she does not answer, which is awful. But in Bumble, things are a little different. The girl is the one that has to make the first move. This only applies to heterosexual matches, though.  

With this “change”, and the fact that the woman has a 24-hour deadline to write the first message, Bumble tries to speed the dating process and reduce the number of awkward conversations. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean that all the conversations are the extent of problems. But it certainly helps to reduce them. 

So let’s say that you have a match and, somehow, you both manage to fall in love. However, your relationship was not the “happy forever after” kind. This means that sooner or later you will give Bumble another try. So, you open the app and bang! Your ex is right there in the conversation section. Let’s see how you can erase that stain from your screen. 

Step 1

Click on the conversation icon and hold your impulses of writing something. Hit on the three vertical dots, commonly known as the “Hamburger icon”. 

Step 2

Now, you will see two options; you can either unmatch your ex or block and report him or her. In this case, click on the unmatch option is more than enough to avoid any further awkward situations. 

Bumble will ask you why you are unmatching that person; choose the option that best suits your case and hit continue.

Step 3

After doing it, you will no longer see him or her on your feed. This means that you are free to swipe right once again!

However, if that person makes you feel uncomfortable or threatens you in any way, you should consider using the block and report option instead of just unmatch him/her. 

All you need to do is to choose the option that best suits your case and hit continue. Then you will have to provide a short explanation of what happened; don’t worry, the other person won’t know what you wrote. In fact, he will never know that you reported his profile. However, you must use this option carefully; don’t report your ex just because it did not work, remember that unmatching is more than enough!