How to Unblock Someone on Facebook in Just 5 Minutes?

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook

Trying to unblock someone on Facebook, but don’t know how to do that?

No worries!

This guide will help you to know what is unblocking and how do you unblock someone on Facebook from your desktop, android mobile, and iPhone.

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What is Unblocking on Facebook?

Unblocking is a kind of Facebook feature that allows you to unblock blocked users.

It is very likely to meet some annoying people on Facebook, but thanks to Unblocking feature that helps you to prevent such people from posting on your timeline, send invitations for events & groups, starting a chat with you, and he or she could not add you as a friend.

Fortunately, you can unblock them anytime in case you have changed your mind later on.

What Happened When you Unblock Someone on FB?

Before asking yourself that how do I unblock someone on Facebook, first you need to know what will happen when you unblock blocked users.

It helps you to make a better decision that either you should unblock the user or not.

So, when you unblock a person on Facebook he or she is again able to see everything you share publicly.

Can send you friend request, invite you to events and groups, can start chat with you anytime.

However, when you unblock someone, the user will not automatically be your friend. Instead, you need to send a friend request if you want to be a friend to who you unblocked.

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook (Desktop, Android and iPhone Mobile)

As of now, you understand what is unblocking and how it works. Now, let’s understand how to use it on different devices.

Let’s get into steps right away…

Steps to Unblock a Friend on FB from Desktop

Step 1

Login to your Facebook account and click on the “down arrow” from the top right corner. Now, scroll down to the setting option and click on that.

Go to Settings


Step 2

Now, click on the blocking option from the right sidebar. Here you will see the “Block Users”.

Manage Blocking


Step 3

Here you will see a list of blocked users. Click on the “Unblock” link right beside the user’s name you are trying to unblock.

Step 4

Next, a confirmation popup will open. Click on “Confirm” button.

Unblock User Confirmation


You’re done with unblocking the user.

Steps to Unblock Blocked People on Facebook from Android Mobile

Step 1

Open the Facebook App in your android mobile and log in to your account.

Step 2

Now, tap on the hamburger menu icon in the top right corner and scroll down to “Settings”.

Go to Facebook Settings From Android Mobile


Step 3

Look for the blocking option and click on it.

Tap on Blocking Option


Step 4

Now, you will see the list of all blocked users. Click on the “Unblock” button in the right side of the user you want to unblock.

Blocked User List


Step 5

In the last step, Facebook will ask to confirm that you really want to unblock the user. Click on the Unblock button.

Confirm Unblocking The User


You are done and successfully unblock a friend on Facebook from your android mobile.

How do I Unblock a Friend on Facebook from iPhone?

Step 1

Open the Facebook App in your iPhone and login to your account.

Step 2

Tap on the hamburger menu in the bottom right corner and scroll to “Settings & Privacy” and select “Settings”.

Go to Facebook Settings on iPhone


Step 3

In the next screen, you need to scroll down to the Privacy section and click on “Blocking”.

Go to Facebook Blocking Option in iPhone


Step 4

You will see a list of blocked people. Click on the “Unblock” button right beside the user’s name.

Facebook Blocked People List in iPhone


Step 5

Now, a confirmation popup will comes in. Click on “Unblock”.

Unblock User Confirmation Popup


You have successfully unblocked a friend on Facebook from iPhone and he/she now able to see your timeline and contact you.

So, this is how you can unblock someone on Facebook from desktop and mobile.

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Written by Hardip Koradia

Hardip Koradia is a pro tech blogger with years of experience in writing resourceful articles on different tech topics like mobile apps, PCs, gadgets, software, how to guides, etc. His passion for technology inspired him to start Techbylws, a growing tech blog.