How to Report Story and Profile Comments

The Wattpad community shares their passion for reading and writing by interacting with each other through comments, messages, and club discussions. Reacting to story events, giving feedback to help others improve their writing, or collaborating with other writers are just some of the excellent ways comments are used within the community.

We encourage you to report comments that are about the following subject matter:

  • Cyberbullying and Harassment
  • Threats to Personal Safety
  • Hate Speech
  • Sexually Explicit Content
  • Breach of User Privacy

On the web:

Story Comments

  1. Scroll to the end of the story text to where the comments are shown.
  2. Press the three dots that appear in the top right-hand corner of each comment box, for the comment that you would like to report.
  3. A drop-down menu will appear. Press 'Report Comment'.
  4. Select one of the six reasons for which you are reporting this comment, and press 'Next'.
  5. Provide further details as to why you are reporting this comment, and press 'Submit Report'.
  6. The report will reach the Wattpad Support team, where it will be reviewed by a member of our team. We will follow up with you on the status of your report.

Profile comments

  1. Visit the 'Conversations' tab of the profile page of where the comments reside.
  2. Press the three dots that appear in the top right-hand corner of each comment box, for the comment that you would like to report.
  3. A drop-down menu will appear. Press 'Report Comment'.
  4. Select one of the six reasons for which you are reporting this comment, and press 'Next'.
  5. Provide further details as to why you are reporting this comment, and press 'Submit Report'.
  6. The report will reach the Wattpad Support team, where it will be reviewed by a member of our team. We will follow up with you on the status of your report.

On the iOS app:

Story comments

  1. Go to the comments for a story section by pressing the speech bubble at the footer of the screen.
  2. Swipe the comment to the left. Press the flag icon that appears.
  3. Select the reason for which you are reporting this story. Continue to provide more details for the report.
  4. Press 'Report' in the top right-hand corner. The report will reach the Wattpad Support team, where it will be reviewed by a member of our team. We will follow up with you on the status of your report.

Profile comments

  1. Visit the 'Conversations' tab of the profile page of where the comments reside.
  2. Press the three dots that appear in the top right-hand corner of each comment box, for the comment that you would like to report.
  3. Press 'Report'.
  4. Select the option which best describes the reason you are reporting the message thread. Provide any additional details if necessary.
  5. Press 'Report' in the top right-hand corner. The report will reach the Wattpad Support team, where it will be reviewed by a member of our team. We will follow up with you on the status of your report.
  6. You will be given the option to mute the user. There is more information on muting in 'How do I use the Mute Button?'.

On the Android app:

Story comments

  1. Go to the comments for a story section by pressing the speech bubble at the footer of the screen.
  2. Long-press the comment which you would like to report. Select 'Report' on the prompt that appears.
  3. Select the reason for which you are reporting this story. Continue to provide more details for the report.
  4. Press 'Report' in the top right-hand corner. The report will reach the Wattpad Support team, where it will be reviewed by a member of our team. We will follow up with you on the status of your report.

Profile comments

It is currently not possible to report profile comments from the Android Wattpad app. We recommend you visit the Wattpad website and report profile comments from there.

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