How To Unblock Someone on Facbook Using Different Operating Systems?

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook

When you think about removing someone from the ‘Block List’, you must follow some steps. To make the task easier, here’s what you need to follow. Below, we have listed the steps on how to unblock someone on Facebook using Windows, MAC OS X or a device running on Android and iOS.

Check Also: How To Unblock Facebook At School?

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook App Using iPhone and Android?

Step 1: Launch the ‘Facebook’ app. This is nothing but a blue colored icon with ‘F’ mentioned in white.

Step 2: Login with your credentials to access the account.

If you’re logged in earlier, then you can proceed to the next step.

Step 3: Tap the three lines. If you have an Android smartphone, then you would find the option towards the top right hand side corner. But, for an iPhone, you would observe towards the bottom most right hand corner.

Facebook Settings

Step 4: Scroll down to move on to ‘Settings’. The option is present towards the bottom of the menu.

NOTE: In case you’re an Android phone user, then you need to skip step 4

Step 5: Go to ‘Account Settings’ which is at the top of the menu (iPhone) or towards the end (Android).

Step 6: Tap ‘Blocking’ which is denoted by a red circle.

Step 7: Select ‘Unblock’ against the profile’s name. On the page, you would view a list of blocked users. It’s up to you whom you want to unblock.

Unblock Facebook Users

Step 8: Once you’re directed to a message box, confirm the task by clicking ‘Unblock’. In case wish to block the user again, then you could perform the task only after 48 hours.

This is the only way on how to unblock someone on Facebook when you are using iphone and android devices.

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook Using Windows and MAC Operating Systems?

Step 1: Open the web browser and navigate to Facebook through

Step 2: Login with your credentials, or proceed ahead if you are logged into your account.

Step 3: Select the down arrow ahead which you would find at the top right side corner.

Step 4: Once the drop down menu appears, select ‘Settings’ from the options.

Step 5: Under the ‘General’ section click on ‘Blocking’ just below ‘Timeline and Tagging’.

Facebook General Settings

Step 6: Type the profile name in the search bar of ‘Block users’ and click ‘Unblock’ against the name. You would view the option as depicted in the image below.

Step 7: Once the message box pops up, confirm the action by clicking on the ‘Confirm’ button.

Confirm And Unblock Facebook User

As mentioned earlier, you have to wait for two days (48 hours) in case you want to re-block your mate again.

If you wish to unblock yourself from someone else’s account, then you need to log in through the individual’s details and later follow the aforementioned procedure.

Hope this blog has helped you to understand how to unblock someone on Facebook. Enjoy chatting and sharing posts with your friends.

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.