How to Remove or Hide Connections on LinkedIn

Basically, LinkedIn is used as a professional platform like searching for a job, recruitment of new employees, networking, and getting business-related news. It is not like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and any other social sites. In these sites, you can easily unfriend someone, but it is a little complicated to delete someone’s profile and connections in LinkedIn. Let’s go through the process of removing and hiding LinkedIn connections.

On Desktop

Here is the process of removing a connection on LinkedIn in the desktop. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to go to LinkedIn.

•    After that type, your username and password and tap Sign In.

•    Then enter the person’s name in the search bar.

•    Now, select their name and tap on the three horizontal button icon.

•    Thereafter, select Remove Connection and also you can Unfollow to stop getting updates from their profile.

On an iPhone

Here is the process of removing a connection on LinkedIn in the iPhone. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to launch the LinkedIn application on your iPhone.

•    After that, you can enter the email ID, and password then click Sign in.

•    Then enter a person’s name in the Search bar.

•    Now, click on their name.

•    After that, click on the three horizontal dotted icons.

•    Then select Remove Connection in the drop-down menu.

•    Now, when prompted to Remove Connection, click on it.

•    Also if you don’t want to view their updates, then you can click unfollow.

On an Android

Here is the process of removing a connection on LinkedIn in Android. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to launch the LinkedIn application in your Android device.

•    After that, you can type your email ID and password.

•    Then you can enter the person’s name whom you wish to delete from your connections.

•    Now, click on their name and select the three horizontal dots icon.

•    After that, click on Remove Connection in the drop-down menu.

•    Now, when prompted, click on Remove Connection.

•    And also if you don’t wish to view their updates, you can unfollow their profile.

Hide LinkedIn Connection

Here is the process of hiding a connection on LinkedIn. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to find the thumbnail of your picture.

•    After that, move the cursor over the icon of your profile picture to open a drop-down menu.

•    Tap on the Manage option. It is next to Privacy and Settings.

•    Now, click on the privacy option.

•    Then select “Who can see your connections.”

•    Tap on “Your connections” and find the drop-down menu in this section.

•    After that, select “Only you.”

Viewing Other People’s Connections

Here is the process of viewing other people profile on LinkedIn. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to select which user’s connections you wish to see.

•    After that, you can see the blue digit above the word “Connections.” Tap on it, and you can access their connections list.

•    Select “All” to view their connections.

David Maxwell is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, David has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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