How to Easily Block or Unblock Someone on Messenger and Facebook

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You’ve probably had the frustrating experience of trying to message someone you’ve blocked involuntarily. It can be really tough to get in touch with that person, especially if you need to talk to them about something important.

But don’t worry, because unblocking someone on Messenger is actually a lot easier than you might think. This post shows you how to unblock in messenger and facebook. In addition, we show you how to block people you don’t want to interract with any longer.

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Why you may want to unblock someone on messenger

Imagine this: you’re scrolling through your Facebook feed and you see an urgent information you will like to send to a contact, but you have blocked them. What do you do?

Panic, probably. Because now you can’t message them, and you don’t have enough reason to block them in the first place. Maybe they have said something that hurt your feelings or you thought they are snubbing you by not replying your messages in time.

Whatever the reason, there may come a time when you want to unblock someone on messenger. And luckily, it’s pretty simple to do.

How to unblock someone on messenger

If you’ve blocked someone on Messenger and then decide you want to unblock them, it’s actually a pretty simple process. Just follow these steps:

Note: These steps applies to the messenger mobile app.

1. Open Messenger and click on the three horizontal lines in the top left-hand corner, or your profile picture to open the menu.

2. Scroll down and select “Account Settings.”

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3. Under “Blocking” you’ll see a list of all the people you’ve blocked.

4. To unblock someone, click on the “x” next to their name.

5. A pop-up will appear asking if you’re sure you want to unblock them. Click “Unblock” and they’ll be added back to your contact list.

Alternatively, you can open the contact’s profile from messenger and select Unblock.

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Then select “Unblock messages and calls”.

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And confirm your action.

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How to unblock someone on Facebook

Now that you know how to unblock someone on messenger, let’s take a look at how you can unblock someone on Facebook.

To do this, open Facebook and log in. Then, go to Settings and privacy.

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Select Settings.

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Select Privacy>>Blocking.

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Now, under Manage blocking. Select Block users>>See your blocked list. And select Unblock for the profiles you wish to unblock.

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Select the Confirm button to confirm your action.

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That’s it! The person will be unblocked and will be able to see your profile and send you messages.

How to block someone on messenger

If someone is bothering you on Messenger, you can easily block them. Here’s how:

Step 1. Open up Messenger and click on the person’s name in the contacts list.

Step 2. Scroll down and click on Block.

Step 3. A confirmation window will pop up. Click on Block again to confirm.

And that’s it! The person will be blocked and will no longer be able to contact you on Messenger.

How to block someone on Facebook

When you block someone on Facebook, they won’t be able to see your profile, start a conversation with you, add you as a friend, or tag you in a post. They also won’t be able to see any of your posts on Facebook.

To block someone on Facebook:

Step 1. Open Facebook and click on the person’s name from contacts list.

Step 2. Scroll down and click on Block.

Step 3. A confirmation window will pop up. Click on Block again to confirm.

Conclusion

Now that you know how to unblock someone on messenger and facebook, there’s no need to feel frustrated or helpless when someone you want to talk to is blocked from your account.

With just a few easy steps, you can have them unblocked and talking to you in no time.

Kindly leave a comment below, if you have any questions.

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