How To Report Someone On Kik [Report User, Group And Group Members 2022]

Kik is popular as an instant messaging application. It is also famous for group chats where you can meet and chat with new people.Due to this feature, you may find that some people send unwanted images, videos, and messages to you. For these kinds of disturbances, Kik provides a feature called “Report User,” if people misbehave with you on Kik, you can instantly report them. Besides, you can also report the group and people in the group.

Kik cares about its user’s safety and privacy; that is the reason why Kik has it’s specific users’ conditions and policies. Kik also provides a feature to report someone or a group on Kik. When you get unwanted messages from someone in a group or individually, you can report them directly without getting into an argument. How

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

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Can You Report Someone On Kik?

When you’re using Kik, you might come across someone who is sending unwanted messages or is otherwise being troublesome. If this happens to you, you may wonder if there’s any way to report the user so they can be dealt with appropriately.

Fortunately, Kik has a mechanism for reporting users breaking the rules. To do this, you’ll need to open up the conversation with the person in question and then tap on their name at the top of the screen. This will bring up a menu of options; one of these will be ‘Report.’ Once you select this option, you’ll need to confirm that you want to report the user and then choose a reason for why you’re doing so. Kik will then take appropriate action based on what you’ve reported.

So if you’re ever having problems with another Kik user, don’t hesitate to use the Report function to let us know. We take these reports seriously and will take action to keep our community safe and fun for everyone.

How Do I Report People On Kik?

On the Kik app, you have the option to Report any user. While reporting someone, you can 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

Step 1: Open Kik

Login to your Kik account if asked.

Step 2: Open The Chat 

After you log in to your account or open the Kik app, you will see the chat list as the default home page. Now, open the chat with the person that you want to report.

Step 3: Click On The Username

After that, click on their username from the top navigation bar.

Step 4: Tap On The Three Vertical Dots

Now, tap on the three vertical dots in the top right corner.

Step 5: Choose Report User

After that, choose to Report User from the option box.

Step 6: Choose The Reason

Now, tick the radio button on why you want to report that person.

Step 7: Report The User

Finally, click on the Report And Block.

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

There you go, you have successfully reported that person. The steps mentioned above are for both Android 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 you report people with chat history, Kik will only receive the chat history with the specific person you are trying to report. 

Kik will not get access to your account.

It will just send a copy of your conversation with a particular friend, which helps Kik investigate the Report. It will be deleted after the investigation is complete.]

Step 1:  Open Kik

On your smart device, launch the Kik app. Log in to your account if necessary.

Step 2: Open The Chat

Go to the chat list. Search the person you want to report and open the chat with them.

Step 3: Click On The Username

Now, tap on their username from the top navigation bar.

Step 4: Tap On The Three Vertical Dots

Now, click on the three vertical dots in the top right corner.

Step 5: Click On Report

Now, click on Report User.

Step 6: Choose A Reason

Now, choose a reason and click on the square checkbox – “Include chat history?

Step 7: Report The User

Finally, click on the Report and Block.

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

After you report someone on Kik, you will get the option to remove or keep their chat. If you choose to remove them, the person will be blocked and the chat history with them will be removed from your chat list. 

But if you decide to keep them, the person will be blocked. However, you can still see the chat history with that person.

Report A Group Or Someone In A Group

Kik provides both the feature to report a group and someone in the group. It has straightforward steps that are mentioned below.

Report An Entire Group

To report an entire group.

Step 1: Open Kik

Open the Kik application on your device.

Step 2: Open The Group

After you open the Kik app, you will see the chat list as the default home screen.

Now, search for a group from the chat list and open the group.

Step 3: Click On The Group Name

Click on the name of a group from the top navigation bar.

Step 4: Tap On The Three Vertical Dots

After that, you will see the info about the group. Now, tap on the three vertical dots from the top right corner.

Step 5: Click On Report The Group

You will see the option box. Now click on the Report Group.

Step 6: Choose The Reason

Now, under ‘Report Group,’ choose a reason why you want to report the group.

You can also click on the ‘Include Group Chat Historycheckbox to include chats on the group.

Step 7: Report The Group

Finally, click on the REPORT button.

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

Report People In A Group

To report people in the group.

Step 1: Open Kik

Open the Kik application on your device. Login to your account if you need to.

Step 2: Open A Group

After you open the Kik app, you will see the chat list as the default home screen.

Now, search for a group from the chat list and open the group.

Step 3: Click On Group’s Profile Picture

Tap on the user’s profile picture you want to report from the group chat.

Step 4: Click On User’s Profile

After you tap on the user’s profile, you will see the option box.

Step 5: Report The User

Now, tap on the Report User from the option.

After that, under ‘Report User,’ choose why you want to report the user.

You can also click on the ‘Include Group Chat Historycheckbox to include chats on a group.

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 messages from the group user.

What Happens When You Report Someone on Kik?

When you report someone on Kik, their account is checked by Kik. Kik will first check whether they have violated the Kik policy or not. After that, Kik will examine the reported case to determine whether it is true or false. 

Remember, Kik will have all your data and information, such as chat messages, calls, and media files. They can easily check your database and examine the case. If the reported case is valid or true, they will start taking action based on the policy violation. This will determine whether your action is normal or something serious. 

If your case is normal, they can temporarily ban, suspend, or restrict your account. But if your case is serious, you will lock your account permanently.

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

Can You Unreport A User On Kik?

Unreporting someone on Kik Messenger is just as easy as reporting them. If you report someone on Kik, they will start to look into your report case. So, you can simply reverse the process and un-report people. However, one thing to remember is that reporting a person doesn’t mean it will harm their account. If you file a decent report, it won’t do anything to that user’s Kik account. 

Unreporting someone on Kik Messenger is a simple process that takes only a few seconds. Simply go to your “Settings” and then “Privacy.” From there, select “Blocked Users.” Find the user you wish to unreport and tap on their name. You will then see the option to “Unblock and Unreport.” Select that, and the user will be both unblocked and Unreported. 

How To Block Someone On Kik?

It is not a big deal when you get unwanted messages on Kik or find someone spamming in a group. You can directly block them to stop unwanted and spam messages. You do not have to report the user.

You can just report a user when someone sends you abusive messages, pictures, or videos and when someone tries to scam you. However, this may take some time for Kik to review your report and take appropriate actions. To instantly stop from receiving their messages, you can block the user personally or from a group.

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

How Do You Report An Impersonation?

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

Things You Should Submit While Reporting An Impersonation

  • Valid Kik username of Impersonation. (usernames don’t contain any spaces or emoticons.)
  • Your Kik username.
  • The photo of the user 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.

Step 1: Open The Link

Go to the link. Submit a request. Now, you will see the page to submit a request.

Step 2: Click On The Drop Down Menu

Click on the drop-down menu of ‘Please choose a request type below.’

Step 3: Click On Impersonation

After that, choose Impersonation from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Enter A Email Address

Now, enter your valid email address in the text box.

Step 5: Click On The Drop Down Menu Again

And click on the drop-down menu of ‘Let us know if‘ and choose the option You’re being impersonated.

Step 6: Fill Out The Form

Now, fill up the form. Provide the Kik username of the Impersonation, your Kik username, subject, and some detailed information about your problem, and attach your photo and ID in the particular field.

Step 7: Submit The Form

Finally, click on the Submit button.

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

Frequently Asked Questions On Kik About The Report Feature (FAQs)

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 Kik gets many reports against one user, they might remove and deactivate the user’s account.

You will also get the option to remove chat and keep chat after reporting the user. You will not be able to chat with them and you will not receive any text, photos, and videos from the user. You will not be able to see their account anymore.

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 you report people with chat history, Kik won’t receive any other chat history with other of your friends or access to your account.

It will just send a copy of your conversation with the particular friend you reported, which helps Kik investigate the Report. And it will be deleted after a short period of time.

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

What Happens When A Kik Group Is Reported?

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

Otherwise, a single report does not affect a group; many reports should be against the group.

Is Cyberbullying A Valid Reason To Report On Kik?

Yes, you can easily report someone if they are cyberbullying you using Kik. You can also send a direct complaint to the Kik official help center.

In Conclusion

In this article, you will find complete guidance on how to report someone or a group and what happens after you them.

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

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

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