I am frequently asked how to remove LinkedIn connections. They keep changing the game. In fact I published a blog article and video last year about it. Here’s the latest step-by-step procedure on how to remove a fist level LinkedIn connection.
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Steps To Remove A LinkedIn Connection
Step Number 1. Go to the connection’s LinkedIn profile.
Step Number 2. Open the pull down menu next to the “Send a message” and “Endorse” buttons.
Step Number 3. Scroll down to the bottom of the menu and click on “Remove Connection”. Once you do, the following screen opens.
You will be prompted to ensure you wish to proceed with removal. LinkedIn tells you that you will lose the following so make sure you ant to continue before you < Remove >:
- Your Relationship Notes
- Your Ability To Send Direct Messages
- Notifications About Your Connection’s Job Changes
- Your Connection’s Updates and Shared Content
- and probably the Second and Third Level Connections as Well