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Block Followers and Make my Profile Private

Hi guys, I’ve been getting followers and I don’t know them but I can’t remove them. I’ve read all the articles but I don’t have the grey gear on their profiles so I can’t block them and I don’t have the option of making my profile private anywhere. Can anyone help me?

January 10, 2020



Go to your settings and click Privacy. If you don't see Privacy try this link https://www.duolingo.com/settings/privacy If that link doesn't work report a bug here https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us/requests/new If they don't reply within a week I don't know how to help you.


It worked! Thank you so much, I really appreciate it x


I'm not sure what the problem is with followers. They don't 'do' anything.


It's just annoying to some people. Some people don't want to get a lot of attention. Some people like their privacy. To some people it just wrong for people to follow strangers.

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