Adding a Profile to the Blacklist

Learn how to blacklist individual LinkedIn profiles through the CloudKennect app.

Blacklisting a LinkedIn Profile

Avoid reaching out to competitors or previous coworkers by adding them to your Kennected blacklist. 

Note: The Blacklist only applies to 2nd & 3rd-degree connections.


How To Add People To The Blacklist


  1. Select the "Blacklist" tab
  2. Click "Profile"

  3. On the top right of the Blacklist page, click on"+ Add to Blacklist"

  4. You will need the LinkedIn Public ID from the individual you would like to avoid reaching out to

  5. Go to LinkedIn, search for their profile and copy the URL at the top of the webpage

  6. Paste the URL into the field labeled "LinkedIn Public ID"

  7. Write a description for the blacklisted profile if needed and then click "Save"

  8. The user's name will be added to the blacklist and will be classified as Manually Added.

Added by Sequence

You might wonder why your Blacklist has many prospects listed as Added by Sequence. This is how Kennected works in order to avoid reaching out to the same prospect twice. Once they receive an invitation to connect from you, they will be automatically added to the blacklist.

Note: If you have any questions regarding the "Blacklist" feature, contact us at or file a ticket on the top of this page