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How to re-add a blocked person on Facebook

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How to re-add a blocked person on Facebook: Friends, come on Facebook as well as in real life, they don’t always behave well. Precisely for this reason, some time ago I explained to you how to block a friend on Facebook, so as to prevent some users from coming into contact with you on the famous social network. But if it becomes clear, how do you cancel the block and bring someone back to your friends list? Nothing easier.

Follow the directions I am about to give you and, in no time at all, you will know how to re-add a blocked person on Facebook and return to communicate with it, as if nothing had ever happened. In the next paragraphs, in fact, I will explain to you in detail how to unblock a person on Facebook, telling you how to act both from your personal profile and from a page you manage, as well as the messaging service of the social network, or Facebook Messenger.

If you’re ready to start, I’d say don’t waste any more time chatting and get right to the point. Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and, more importantly, try to put into practice the indications I am about to give you. I wish you happy reading!

Re-add a person blocked on Facebook from smartphones and tablets

If you use Facebook mainly from smartphone and tablet, know that re-add a blocked person it is a rather simple operation to carry out. You do not believe me? And then continue reading: below you will find explained in detail what you need to do.

Facebook profile

If your wish is to unlock the Facebook profile of a user who was once your friend on the social network, the first thing you need to do is launch the official Facebook app on your device Android, iOS or Windows 10 Mobile and log into your account (if you haven’t already).

Once logged in, press the button (≡) located at the top right or bottom right (depends on the device in use) and tap on the item first Settings and privacy, then on the wording Settings and, therefore, press on Block (at the bottom of the screen). Now, to unblock the profile of a previously blocked user, all you have to do is identify his name in the list People blocked and press the button Unlock (twice) placed in correspondence with it.

Through the procedure that I have just indicated, the user in question has actually been unlocked. To add him back to your friends, however, you have to go to his personal profile, tap the button add to friends and wait patiently for this to accept your new friend request.

For further information on how to unblock a person on Facebook from mobile, please also consult the in-depth study that I linked to you.

Facebook page

Facebook Business Suite

You blocked a user from a Facebook page that you manage and now would you like to know how to unlock it? To do this from a smartphone or tablet, you must necessarily use the app Facebook Business Suite available for Android And iOS, which allows you to fully manage your Facebook and Instagram pages.

After you have downloaded and installed the Facebook Business Suite application on your device and logged into your account, press the thumbnail at the top left and tap on page name from the list that is shown to you.

In the screen that opens, then presses the icon of squares (bottom right), then on the item Settings, go up Blocked users and proceed with the removal of the lock applied to the user you intend to unlock by pressing the button Remove the block placed next to his name. Easier than that?

Facebook Messenger


If you have come to this guide with the intention of unblocking a person you previously blocked on Facebook Messenger (operation unrelated to the block on Facebook), here’s what you need to do to succeed in your intent.

To begin with, launch the official Facebook Messenger app on your device Android, iOS or Windows 10 Mobile, log in to your account (if necessary), tap on the name of the user you want to unblock (if necessary, search for it using the appropriate search bar) and presses the button (the) located at the top right, or again on yours first name at the top (depending on the device in use). Finally, press on the item Unlock and move up OFF the switch lever located next to the option Block messages from [nome utente]/ Block messages.

Since the block concerning Messenger only affects the messages sent and received with the blocked user (and, therefore, not on the friendship you have with the latter on Facebook), the user can immediately resume chatting with you on the famous messaging service, and of course you too can do the same thing.

If you want to learn more and get more information on how to unblock a person on Facebook Messenger, read the guide I linked to you.

Re-add a person blocked on Facebook from a computer

You have been using Facebook since computer and would you like to know how to re-add a person blocked on the social network? Read on: you will find everything explained in the next lines.

Facebook profile

If you want to unlock the Facebook profile of a user you previously blocked, you must first log into your account from web version of the social network or from its official app for Windows 10, click on (▾) at the top right and select the item Settings from the menu that opens.

After that, click on the item Block placed on the sidebar located on the left to access the panel with the list of all the people and applications you have blocked and locate the name of the friend you want to include in your circle of contacts in the box Blocking of users.

Then click on the link Unlock which is next to the name of the person in question and confirm your desire to unblock the contact by pressing the button Confirmation. Finished! From this moment, the friend you previously blocked will become available again and will be able to regain the possibility of contacting you freely. To have him back on your friends list, however, you will have to go to his personal profile and press the button add to friends, in order to send him a new friend request (hoping that the latter accepts it).

Through the page for the management of blocks it is not possible only to re-add a person blocked on Facebook but also to manage the blocks imposed on friends in relation to the sending of invitations for applications and events. The procedure to follow is always the same.

After finding the person to unblock in the lists Block app invitations And Blocking event invitations, you have to click on the item Unlock located next to its name and confirm the operation by pressing the button Confirmation.

Facebook page

If it is your intention to unblock a person you previously banned on one Facebook page that you manage, you have to act differently than before. After carrying out the login to your Facebook account, click on the button (▾) placed at the top right and presses on page name that interests you (under the heading Your Pages).

Then click on the link Settings at the top right, press on the item People and other Pages from the left sidebar and select the item People and pages blocked from the drop-down menu located at the top.

Now, locate the user’s name you want to unlock, put the check mark on the box next to it, press the icon ofgear located on the right, select the item Unblock from Page and, to complete the operation, click on Confirmation. By doing so, the user in question will be unblocked and will be able to interact with your page again.

Facebook Messenger

If it is your intention to unblock a person you had only blocked on Facebook Messenger (and not on the social network), however, know that you can unblock it in the following way: after logging in to Facebook, click on the button Messages located at the top right, locate the chat that concerns the user you want to unblock and press his first name. Finally, click on the link Unlock placed next to the wording Messages from [nome utente] They are blocked located in the pop-up window at the bottom right and that’s it.

If you want more information on how to unblock a person on Messenger, feel free to consult the guide I linked to you: I’m sure this reading will also be useful for you.