Reporting on OLIO

Reports from OLIO users help us to identify and resolve things that aren't right. When something gets reported to OLIO, it may be automatically taken down, and/or we may review it and remove anything that goes against our Acceptable Use Policy.

You can click the flag 🏳️ on any content (or 3 dots on a message) to send a report to OLIO. We will review the content and take action if necessary.

Report a user

  • If someone has been unreliable, please give them a rating or block them (see below)
  • If they have behaved unacceptably in a message or have made inappropriate listings, please report that message or listing (see below)
  • To report a serious situation, please click "Need more help?" to provide us with further information

Block a user

  • Click the flag 🏳️ at the top of the screen on the profile of the user you'd like to block
  • Select 'Block'
  • Read more about how OLIO blocks users
  • If you still need to report a user, please find the message that you would like to report and follow the steps below to report a message

Report a message

  • Click the three horizontal dots '⋯' on the message you'd like to report 
  • Choose from the number of options shown to enable us to understand what your report is about, and take the appropriate action

Report a listing (FREE or MADE)

  • Click the flag 🏳️ at the top of the listing detail page
  • Choose from the number of options shown to enable us to understand what your report is about, and take the appropriate action

Report a Forum post or comment

  • Click the flag 🏳️ at the top of the post/comment
  • Report anything that goes against our Forum Guidelines

Report Food Waste Hero collection issues


Report that something isn't working on OLIO

  • Visit our live status page to check for known issues
  • Troubleshoot your device by 
    1. Logging out and back in
    2. Clearing your device cache/cookies
    3. Updating your app to the latest version
  • If this doesn't work, please submit a bug report via the help button on this page. Please include screenshots where possible.

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