How to Unblock Someone on Facebook

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook

Have you blocked Someone on Facebook accidentally and struggled to unblock them? You can follow various procedures to unblock Someone based on the device. Please read our article for the detailed guide.

Facebook is a good marketplace and platform where people socialize, connect and advertise. However, you can block your friends accidentally or with an explanation for personal reasons. Blocking does not let the user and even you access the profile of the blocked victim and see their contents. When you accidentally blacked someone, you might be struggling to find a way out to unblock them.

Facebook allows you to unblock anyone you previously blocked on faster without notifying the user. When you unblock someone, it is automatic that the user will not be added to your friend list. Therefore, in this article today, we will take you through the unblocking section with or without the messenger application.

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook Website

When blocking Someone on Facebook, they cannot access your public posts, photos, and the rest. The only option to let them access your profile is to unlock them. However, Facebook does not guarantee that they automatically become your friend. You must first send them a friend request. Use these guides to unblock Someone on Facebook through the Facebook website:

Step 1: Open your browser and go to the Facebook website and then log in to your account,

Step 2: Navigate to the settings & privacy and then tap on settings

Step 3: While on the left column of your settings tab, tap on blocking

Step 4: Go to the block user section to access the list of all blocked people. Select the one you want to unblock.

Step 5: Then next to the name, click on unblock button of the target person

Step 6: Tap Confirm and finish unblocking process.

It is as simple as that. Not all people can access computers, and thus, there are other alternative procedures when you have different devices, as discussed below. However, it would be best if you kept in that, upon unblocking Someone, you cannot block them again for the next few days.

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook on iPhone

Unblocking Someone on Facebook is not only limited to using the Facebook website. Still, you can perform the task using mobile. And in this section, we will guide you on how you can unblock Someone using iPhone. Here we go:

Step 1: Have your phone and launch the Facebook application. Then login in if not logged in but when you are logged in, proceed to the next step

Step 2: While on  your Facebook feed, tap on the 3 horizontal lines found at the bottom right

Step 3: Keep scrolling down to find settings and privacy, then click it and proceed by tapping on the settings

Step 4: Scroll again to your audience & visibility and click on blocking

Step 5: Identify the person you want to unblock and click unblock button next to the name

Step 6: Again click unblock to confirm that you are unblocking the target person

as always, remember that it will take you a few days to block that person again. A case with an android phone is a bit different but almost similar, as shown below

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook Android

Unblocking Someone using a Facebook application on android is similar to other processes. Although, you might realize some slight differences. Thus, follow these step by step guides to unblock Someone on a Facebook application using an android device:

Step 1: Launch your Facebook application and log in to access your newsfeed.

Step 2: From the bottom at the top right corner, click on the 3  line menu

Step 3: Then scroll downwards and choose settings and privacy

Step 4: Tap settings

Step 5: Keep scroll again, and select the block option

Step 6: From here; you can access a list of your previously blocked friends.

Step 7: Click on unblock option next to the name of the person you wish to unblock on your Facebook account.

Step 8: Confirm the action, and you will be done.

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook Messenger

You can also use Facebook messenger to unblock Someone on Facebook. Read the below guide process to help you unblock Someone using the Facebook messenger application. Remember, unblocking Someone unfriends them from your friend list. So after unblocking, you need to send them a separate friends request.

Step 1: Open the Facebook messenger application, then tap on the photo icon found at the top left corner

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on account settings

Step 3: From there, tap on blocking

Step 4: You can now access a list of the friends you blocked previously. Then clock on unblock button next to the name of the person you want to unblock

Step 5: Lastly, tap on the blue unblock button to finalize unblocking the target person

The process is simple but Someone different from other procedures.


Unblocking someone on Facebook is simple. You can now access their posts and previous activities they performed on Facebook. However, blocking Someone means you have unfriended them from your friend list. Therefore, you must send them a separate friend request to become friends once again.

This way, you will go deeper to access their posts and other things. They will also access your timeline and all things set on public and contact you through direct message. You can mention them and tag them on your post to become active.

However, once you unblock Someone on Facebook, you cannot bock them again until the time limit of 48 hours elapse. Otherwise, follow the above processes to unblock Someone using either device.