How To Unblock Someone On Instagram?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
How to unblock someone On Instagram

Did you block your friend fiercely, and now you want to unblock them on Instagram, but can’t find the way? 

Well, it is super easy and has multiple ways to unblock someone on Instagram. 

Steps to unblock someone through Instagram settings tab

Step 1:

Open the Instagram app and tap the “Profile icon”

tap profile

Step 2:

Tap 3 line “Hamburger icon” in the right corner and tap “Settings”

tap settings

Step 3:

Go to settings and tap “Privacy”

tap privacy

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Step 4:

In privacy, scroll down the page and tap “Blocked accounts”

tap blocked account

Step 5:

Tap the “Unblock” tab next to the blocked person’s name.

tap unblock (3)

Step 6:

A notification bar will appear. Tap “Unblock” again to confirm

tap unblock (5)

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Steps to unblock someone through Messenger DM

Step 1:

Tap the “Message icon” on Instagram and go to DM

tap messenger

Step 2:

Tap the blocked person’s message bar you want to unblock

tap message icon

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Step 3

Go to DM and tap “Unblock “

tap unblock (5)

Step 4:

A notification will appear. Tap “Unblock” again to confirm.

tap unblock

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Steps to unblock someone on Instagram from PC

Step 1:

Open Instagram on your PC and tap the “Message icon” on the left-hand side.

tap messenger on PC

Step 2:

Tap the person’s message bar you want to unblock

Tap blocked user

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Step 3:

Tap “Power icon” in the right-hand corner

tap power icon

Step 4:

Tap “Unblock”

tap unblock (4)

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Why can I not unblock someone on Instagram?

Unblocking someone on Instagram is as easy as blocking them. Well, if you are finding difficulty, it might be a bug only. Clear app cache or update Instagram for proper functioning. 

How do you unblock someone on Instagram on the computer in 2022?

Go to DM> tap on the person’s message bar you want to unblock>tap power icon>and tap unblock.

How can I see people I unblocked on Instagram?

You can directly search their profile. Instagram doesn’t let you search profiles as long as you keep someone blocked. But as soon as you unblock them, you can find their profile on Instagram and send the following request.
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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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