How to block Facebook game requests: Do you have a friend who storms you with invitations on Facebook proposing to challenge him to all the games in the world? Does the mere sight of the icons of Farmville, Candy Crush Saga and the other “social” titles that clog up your notification center every day make you hives? I have great news for you. By adjusting your account settings appropriately, you can make Facebook automatically block all game invitations sent to you by your friends.
Also, if there are some too insistent friends who shower you with invitations to various apps and games every day, you can block them in your Facebook settings (without removing the friendship) so that you no longer receive their notifications. Sounds like a dream, right? So get ready to turn it into reality!
Come on, read the instructions below and find out how to block Facebook game requests putting them into practice. It will only take a few seconds to complete everything and finally say goodbye to notifications from Candy Crush, Framville and co. You can act both from your computer and from smartphones and tablets. Don’t wait any longer!
Block invitations to Facebook games from your computer
There are various ways to block Facebook game requests, you choose the one that best suits your needs and put it into practice following the instructions I am about to give you.
If you want to automatically block invitations from all games, regardless of the sender or the app they come from, log in to Facebook, click on the arrow located at the top right (in the blue bar) and select the item Settings from the menu that opens.
Next, select the icon Applications located in the left sidebar, press the button Edit placed in the box Applications, websites and plugins and confirm the deactivation of notifications for all invitations to games by clicking on the button Deactivate (in the box that opens).
You have now turned off notifications for game invitations, but also notifications from applications. However, this will not affect your ability to use the applications on Facebook. If you change your mind, you can re-enable app invitations and notifications (including games) by returning to the menu Settings> Applications of your account and clicking on the button first Edit placed in the box Applications, websites and plugins and then on the button Activate in the box that opens.
If you want to block invitations from a single game and / or a single person, follow this procedure: connected to the main Facebook page, click on the item Games located in the left sidebar and select the tab Activities on the page that opens. If you can’t find the games entry in the Facebook sidebar, click on the option Other placed next to the wording Applications and will appear.
At this point, click on the item Requests located in the left sidebar and you will be shown a list of all the games you have been invited to. If the invitation list is empty, try selecting the item Invitations in place of “Requests”.
Then click on the button x located next to one of the invitations you want to decline and the message will appear on the screen You hid a request for [nome del gioco] sent by [nome del tuo amico] with two options: You want to block [nome del gioco] And Do you want to ignore all requests for [nome del tuo amico]: by selecting the first option you will be able to automatically reject all requests received for the game in question, while with the second option you will be able to automatically ignore all requests received from the friend you have selected.
There is also another way you can go to block invitations from a particular person or game. Do you want to find out which one? Well, then connected to the main Facebook page, click on the icon of arrow located at the top right (in the blue bar) and select the item Settings from the menu that appears.
On the page that opens, click on the icon Block located in the left sidebar and proceed with blocking the desired element. If you want to block invitations to games, and more generally to apps, from a specific person, type their name in the field Blocking of invitations to applications And that’s it. If, on the other hand, you want to block notifications from a single game, go to the field Application blocking and type the name of the app to be blocked in it.
If after having blocked the invitations of a person or a game you want to retrace your steps, do not worry, by going to the settings of your Facebook account you can unblock all previously blocked games and give your friends the possibility to send you notifications again. related to applications.
To be precise, what you have to do is connect to the main page of the social network, click on arrow located in the blue bar at the top right and select the item Settings from the menu that appears.
On the page that opens, you must then select the item Block from the left sidebar, locate the game title (section Application blocking) or the person (section Application invitation block) to unlock and click on the link Unlock located next to the latter. Easy, right?
Block invitations to Facebook games from smartphones
Do you use Facebook mainly from your mobile or tablet? No problem, follow the instructions below and you can block invitations to Facebook games from your portable device. The procedure is valid for both iPhone / iPad and Android terminals.
The first step you need to take is to start the Facebook app, press onhamburger icon which can be found at the top right or bottom right depending on the operating system used and select the item Account settings (or Settings> Account Settings) from the screen that opens.
At this point, select the icon for Applications, presses on the square Platform and put the check mark next to the item No (under the heading relating to game invitations and app notifications).
This way you will no longer receive game invitations from your friends and you will no longer see notifications from Facebook applications. By “Facebook applications” I refer to applications linked to your profile, such as games. The notifications related to the Facebook app on your smartphone or tablet will continue to display regularly, rest assured.
If you change your mind, you can re-enable invitations and notifications for games by returning to the menu Account settings> Applications Facebook and putting the check mark next to the item Yup.