How to Block Incoming Friend Requests in MTG Arena

The steps in this article are going to show you how to change a setting in MTG Arena so that any friend requests you receive will be blocked automatically.

  1. Open MTG Arena.
  2. Select the gear icon at the top-right of the screen.
  3. Choose the Account option.
  4. Check the box to the left of Block Incoming Friend Requests.

MTG Arena has a feature that lets people add other players to their friends list, enabling play between both parties.

This is accomplished through a friend request that is sent to an MTG Arena player’s username.

Typically this is difficult to do because there is a number that is required after the username. However, if you’ve posted your full username in a forum or shared it in another way where the full name becomes public, then it’s possible that you are receiving unwanted friend requests.

Fortunately you won’t need to abandon your MTG Arena profile and create a new one, as it’s possible to block all incoming friend requests in MTG Arena.

How to Block Friend Requests in MTG Arena

The steps in this article were performed in the most recent version of the MTG Arena application that was available on the date this article was written.

Step 1: Launch MTG Arena.

Step 2: Select the menu button (the one that looks like a gear) at the top-right of the window.

open the MTG Arena menu

Step 3: Click the Account link.

Step 4: Check the box to the left of Block Incoming Friend Requests to enable the setting.

How to block incoming friend requests in MTG Arena

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