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Report Someone on Kik [Report User, Group And Group Members 2020]

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Kik is popular for instant messaging, and for a group chat, you can also meet and chat with new people on Kik. But you may find that some people sending unwanted images, videos, and messages to you. Kik provides a feature called “Report User,” If you see such people who misbehave with you, then you can report someone on Kik. Besides, you can also report the group and people in the group.

We can say that Kik cares about its user’s safety and privacy; that’s the reason why Kik provides a feature to report someone or a group on Kik. When you get unwanted messages from someone or in a group, don’t get into any arguments. Report them. How?

Don’t worry! Today in this article, we will guide you on reporting someone on Kik (report individual, report group, and report people on the group). So here you go, stay with us and read the full article.

How do I Report People on Kik?

On the Kik app, you have the option to Report the user. While reporting someone using inbuilt features on Kik, you can also include your chat history with that person, which helps Kik verify your Report quickly. There are two ways that you can report the people.

With messages from the person in the chat

  1. Login to your Kik account, if asked.
  2. After you log in to your account or open the Kik app, you will see the chat list as the default home.
  3. Now, open the chat with the person you want to report.
  4. After that, click on the username of that person from the top navigation bar.
  5. Now, tap on the three vertical dots from the top right corner.
  6. After that, choose to Report User from the option box.
  7. Now, tick on the radio button of the reason why you want to report that person.
  8. Finally, click on the Report And Block.

And if you are an iOS user, you can also go to the chat list and long press and hold on the chat bubble and select an option to report.

There you go, you have successfully reported that person. The steps mentioned above are for both the Andriod and iOS devices. You can also attach chat history while reporting. How? Follow the steps mentioned below.

Report people with their chat history

To support your Report, you can also attach chat history while reporting them. To do so,

[Note: When your report people with chat history, Kik won’t receive any other chats with your friends or your account access. It will just send a copy of your conversation with a particular friend, which helps Kik investigate the Report. And it will be deleted after a short period.]

  1. Go to the chat list.
  2. Search people you want to report from the chat list and open the chat with them.
  3. Now, tap on the username of the person from the top navigation bar.
  4. After you access their profile, click on the three vertical dots from the top right corner.
  5. Now, you will see the option box. After that, click on the Report User.
  6. Now, choose a reason and click on the square checkbox of ‘Include chat history?
  7. Finally, click on the Report and Block.

There you go, this is how you report a person, including chat history with them. For both Android and iOS devices, steps are the same as mentioned above.

After you report someone on Kik, you will get the option to remove or keep the chat with them. If you choose to remove them, the person will be blocked, and the chat history with them will be removed from your chat list. And if you decide to keep them then, the person will be blocked, but you can still see the chat history with that person.

Report a Group or Someone in the Group

Kik provides both the feature to report a group and someone in the group. It has straight forwards steps that you can follow easily by following the steps mentioned below.

Report Entire Group

To report an entire group.

  1. Open the Kik application in your device.
  2. After you open the Kik app, you will see the chat list as the default home.
  3. Now, search for a group from the chat list and open the group.
  4. Now, click on the name of a group from the top navigation bar.
  5. After that, you will see the Info of a group. Now, tap on the three vertical dots from the top right corner.
  6. You will see the option box. Now click on the Report Group.
  7. Now, under ‘Report Group,’ choose a reason why you want to report the group.
  8. You can also click on the ‘Include group chat historycheckbox to include chats on a group.
  9. Finally, click on the REPORT button.

There you go, you have successfully reported a group, and if you have included group chat history while reporting a group, then it will help Kik to confirm and identify your Report easily and quickly.

Report People in the Group

To report people in the group.

  1. Open the Kik application in your device.
  2. Login to your account, if asked.
  3. After you open the Kik app, you will see the chat list as the default home.
  4. Now, search for a group from the chat list and open the group.
  5. After that, tap on the user’s profile picture whom you want to report from the group chat.
  6. After you tap on the user profile, you will see the option box.
  7. Now, tap on the Report User from the option.
  8. After that, under ‘Report User,’ choose why you want to report the user.
  9. You can also click on the ‘Include group chat historycheckbox to include chats on a group.
  10. Finally, click on the Report and Block.

There you go, this is how you report the user from a group. After you report and block them, you won’t see a message from the group user.

Related Article: How To Remove Or Ban Someone From A Group Chat On Kik?

Block Someone

When you get irritating messages or find someone who is sending spam in the group, it’s not a big deal; you can block them to stop irritating and spammy messages from them. You don’t have to report the user.

Just report the user when someone sends you abusive messages, pictures, or videos and when someone tries to scam you. Otherwise, you can stop messages from them by blocking the user personally or from the group.

If you don’t know how to block someone, we have mentioned everything about the block you should know in our previous article. To read the article, go to the link How To Block And Unblock Someone On Kik.

How do I Report Impersonation?

This is a serious issue, and Kik takes a report of Impersonation very strictly. When we report the Impersonation, the Kik team will investigate and remove or deactivate the account.

Things you should submit while reporting Impersonation

  • Valid Kik username of Impersonation. (usernames doesn’t contain any spaces or emoticons.)
  • Your Kik username.
  • Photo of the user that is being impersonated.
  • Valid ID card (Blur address and other personal information excluding the photo and your full name.)

There are things that you should submit while reporting Impersonation. Now, to report the Impersonation, follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Go to the link. Submit a request.
  2. Now, you will see the page to submit a request.
  3. Click on the drop-down menu of ‘Please choose a request type below.’
  4. After that, choose Impersonation from the drop-down menu.
  5. Now, enter your valid email address in the text box.
  6. And click on the drop-down menu of ‘Let us know if‘ and choose the option You’re being impersonated.
  7. Now, fill-up the form. Provide Kik username of Impersonation, your Kik username, subject, some detailed information about your problem, and attach your photo and ID in the particular field.
  8. Finally, click on the Submit button.

There you go, you have successfully reported the Impersonation. Now, as soon as possible, Kik will investigate and take action against Impersonation.

Frequently Asked Questions on Kik about the Feature Report

So, here are some frequently asked questions on Kik about the feature Report.

What Happens if You Report Someone on Kik?

When you report someone on Kik, according to the Report feature, it will block the user for you and register the Report against the user. If they get many reports against the user, Kik might remove and deactivate their account.

You will also get the option to remove chat and keep chat after reporting the user. But you won’t be able to chat with them, and you won’t receive any text, photos, and videos from the user, and no more will be able to see his account as well.

What Happens When I Report Someone With Chat History?

When you report someone on Kik, you will get the option to include chat history with them. When your report people with chat history, Kik won’t receive any other chats with your friends or your account access. It will just send a copy of your conversation with a particular friend, which helps Kik investigate the Report. And it will be deleted after a short period.

And after reporting the user, you will also get two options to keep the chat or remove the conversation with them. If you choose to remove them, the person will be blocked, and the chat history with them will be removed from your chat list. And if you decide to keep them then, the person will be blocked, but you can still see the chat history with that person.

What Happens When Kik Group is Reported?

When you report a group on Kik, you will get a successfully reported message. But you will still have access to the group, and you can chat with the group members. Your Report will be under investigation, and when Kik receives too many reports against the particular group, they will take specific action against the group.

Otherwise, a single report won’t affect the group; there should be many reports against the group.

In Conclusion

Let me assure you that in this article, you will find complete guidance on how to report someone or a group and what happens after you report someone or a group and many more within this article.

We have explained everything about the feature ‘Report the User‘ under heading and sub-headings to make it easy. I hope you will understand every title and the steps mentioned in this article.

And if you have any queries and suggestions regarding this article, then please leave us a comment in our comment section below. We will try to solve your problem as soon as possible.

For more helpful guidance and tips on Kik, you can go to the link Kik Tips.

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