Skout Tips: Why Are Some Images Blurred in Chat?

There are many ways to connect with new people on Skout, including chatting one-on-one. In Skout, you can send text chats, audio messages as well as images. You may be wondering: Why are some pictures sent through Chat blurred?

Pictures sent through Chat are blurred:

  1. If sent by a Skouter whom you have not favorited.
  2. If sent by a Skouter whom you have not friended.

Pictures sent through Chat are NOT blurred:

  1. If sent by a Skouter whom you have favorited.
  2. If sent by a Skouter whom you have friended.

Not sure how to favorite or friend a Skouter? Tap here to learn how!

Please help keep the Skout community safe by reporting any inappropriate pictures. Reporting Chat pictures is easy – just follow the steps below.

How to Report Inappropriate Chat Pics

Android

  1. In the Chat window, tap the three vertical dots to the right of the bell icon.
  2. Select “Report.”
  3. Pick from the list of reporting reasons.
  4. Tap “OK.”
  5. You can also block this user by tapping “Block User.”

iPhone

  1. Scroll to the top of the Chat.
  2. Tap “Report User.”
  3. Pick from the list of reporting reasons.
  4. Tap “Done.”
  5. You can also block this user by tapping “Block User.”