How to Unblock Someone on Facebook?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
How to unblock Facebook

You often block people to avoid fractions on social media. However, if you have developed a soft corner for someone and want to free them from the blacking list, here are a few simple steps. 

Steps to Unblock Someone on Facebook from a Smartphone

Step 1:

Open the Facebook app and tap the “3 Lines hamburger icon.”

Tap hamburger icon


Step 2:

Tap “Settings and Privacy.”

Tap setting and Privacy


Step 3:

Tap “Settings.”

Tap settings


Step 4:

Scroll down the page and tap “Blocking.”

Tap blocking


Step 5:

Tap the “Unblock” option on the right of the person’s name.

Tap unblock


Step 6:

Tap “Unblock” again to free the user from blocking the list.

Tap unblock to confirm


Unblock Someone on Facebook from a PC

Step 1:

Open the Facebook app on the browser, and click the “Profile icon.”

Tap profile icon


Step 2:

Click “Settings & Privacy.”

Tap setting and privacy


Step 3:

Click “Settings.”

Tap settings


Step 4:

Click “Blocking” on the right-hand side.

Tap blocking


Step 5:

Click “Edit” in the block users tab.

Tap edit on block user


Step 6:

Click on “See your blocked list.”

Tap see your blocked list


Step 7:

Click “Unblock.”

Tap unblock


Step 8:

Click “Confirm” to unblock.

Tap confirm to unblock



How many times can you block and unblock someone on Facebook?

Once you block and unblock someone instantly, you can again block them after 48 hours. 

Will someone know If I unblock them on Facebook?

No, they will not know if you unblock them on Facebook.

How do I unblock someone on Facebook who is not a friend?

Go to the person’s profile and tap the three-dotted icon, and tap block. 

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Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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