Some parts of LinkedIn have never been especially straight forward. One of the more popular questions of LinkedIn is ‘How do I remove a connection from my Contacts list?’
Whether they, turned out to be too spammy with their updates, or you are just spring cleaning your LinkedIn account. At some point you will want to remove a connection.
Remove a LinkedIn Connection
While adding a connection quite simple, with many options available. To remove a LinkedIn connection is not difficult, it is just finding the right buttons.
- First, Log into LinkedIn and click on the My Network in the menu and select Connections. The default view has your connections sorted by Recently Added.
- You can either scroll through these or use the search function (not the main one at the top of the page).
- Once you find your connection, hover your cursor over the connection you’d like to remove.
- Click Remove, and then confirm
Remove LinkedIn Connection from the profile page
- Go to the connection’s LinkedIn profilePage.
- Click the Down arrow in the top section of the profile
- Select Remove connection.
Once you know what to look for it is simple, it is always worth checking the connections page to do a little housekeeping and remove any old pending invitations, identified by the grated out LinkedIn logo on the right.
Removing someone from LinkedIn
- When you remove a connection, they won’t be notified.
- After removing a connection, any recommendations or endorsements between you and that person will be withdrawn. They will not be restored if the connection is reestablished.
- Only the member who breaks the connection can reinitiate that connection.
Once you know how, removing a connection is simple.
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