How to unblock someone on Facebook who has blocked you: Following a particularly heated discussion, out of spite you and your friend have blocked each other on Facebook. However, it is common knowledge that anger can lead to doing things that you later regret. And in fact … after a few days you thought about it. You would therefore like to retrace your steps, although your friend continues to keep the point, but you have not the slightest idea how to do it.
How do you say? The situation is precisely this and you would like to know if I can help you or not on what to do? Of course yes, God forbid, I’m here for this. If you dedicate a few minutes of your precious free time as well as your attention, I can in fact explain to you, in a simple and at the same time detailed way, how to unblock someone on Facebook who has blocked you. I know, on the surface it may seem like a rather complicated thing, for the experts of the Internet and new technologies, but, you have to believe me, it is not at all the case.
So if you are actually interested in the matter (and I guess so!), I suggest you not waste any more time and immediately start focusing on what to do. Together we will find out how to mend the business from a computer (i.e. from the Web version of the famous social network) and also from mobile (i.e. using the official Facebook app for smartphones and tablets). I will also explain how to intervene in the case of Messenger and how to convince your friend to unblock you in turn. Are you ready? Yup? Very good. Let’s begin!
Unblock someone on Facebook who has blocked you from their computer
To be able to unblock a person on Facebook who has blocked you from a computer, the first fundamental step you need to take is to access the website of the famous social network with your profile. To do this, connect to the Facebook home using the browser with which you usually surf the net (eg. Chrome) and log in to your account (if necessary) by filling in the fields at the top right and then clicking on the button Log in.
At this point, press the button with the arrow pointing down which is at the top right and select the item Settings from the menu that appears. In the new page that appears, click on the item Block on the left, find the name of the friend you have blocked and who blocked you in the list that you find in the section Blocking of users on the right and click on the relevant link Unlock.
Then confirm what your wishes are by pressing the button Confirmation in response to the question you will see appear on the screen and that’s it.
Keep in mind that once the procedure is completed, if your friend continues to keep the block against you, you will still not be able to view his profile on Facebook and the related contents in which he is tagged. Then consider that when and if your friend unblocks you, you will have to send yourself a friend request again as along with the blocking, removal from the friends list is also automatically carried out.
Unblock someone on Facebook who has blocked you from mobile
If, on the other hand, you want to find out how to unblock a person on Facebook who has blocked you by acting from a mobile phone, the first move you need to make is to open the official app of the social network available for Android And iOS. So, first of all grab your device, unlock it, access the screen where all the apps are grouped and tap the Facebook icon (the one with the blue info and the “f” printed above).
Then he presses the button with the three lines horizontally which is on the right, select the wording Settings and privacy in the screen displayed and step on Settings in the menu that opens.
Now, locate the section Privacy, presses on the voice Block and locate the name of the friend with whom you have blocked each other in the screen that is subsequently shown to you. So press on the button Unlock that you find next to his name and confirm what your intentions are by pressing the button Unlock in response to the question that is put to you on the screen. Here it is!
Even in the case of the mobile version of the social network, keep in mind that once the procedure is completed, if your friend continues to keep the block against you, you will still not be able to view his profile on Facebook and the related contents in which he is tagged. . In addition, when and if your friend unblocks you, you will have to resend a friend request since together with the blocking, removal from the friends list is also automatically carried out.
And on Messenger?
Messenger, the messaging system based on the famous social network, has a functioning in some ways separate from Facebook for what concerns the blocks (and not only).
This, in a nutshell, means that it is possible to block a person only on the messaging service and not also on the social network and in case of second thoughts there is no need to add the contact again. The block on Facebook, on the other hand, also automatically involves Messenger and implies, as I have indicated in the previous lines, the removal of the reference person from the friends list.
So, if you and your friend have blocked each other on Messenger but now you have changed your mind and want to unblock it, the procedure you have to start is very different from the one seen together in the previous lines. So let’s see how to proceed both from a computer, or from the Web version of Facebook, and from a mobile one, that is to say using the Facebook Messenger app. Find everything explained below.
If you are acting as a computer, open the browser, connect to the Facebook home page and log in to your account (if necessary), as I indicated in the previous lines. Then click on the button with the arrow pointing down which is at the top right and select the item Settings from the menu that appears.
On the page that will open at this point, select the item Block on the left, find the section Message blocking on the right and click on the link Unlock that you find next to the name of the friend with whom you have blocked each other and that you intend to unblock. Done!
From mobile, however, to succeed in your intent, the first move you need to make is to open the Facebook Messenger app available for Android And iOS. Then, grab your device, unlock it, access the screen where all the apps are grouped and press the icon of the messaging service of the famous social network (the one with the blue balloon and the white lightning bolt in the center).
Once the app screen appears, tap on yours profile picture at the top left of the displayed screen, choose the item People and step on the wording Blocked. You will then be shown the complete list of people you have blocked on both Facebook and Messenger. Therefore, identify the name of the friend with whom you have blocked each other on Messenger, press on it and then bring it up OFF the switch next to the item Block messages. Et voila!
Useful tips to get unlocked
Have you followed my instructions on how to unblock a person on Facebook who has blocked you, have you waited patiently for your friend to reconsider and cancel the block in turn but the weeks continue to pass and there seems to be no solution to it? Then take the reins of the situation in hand and try to get in touch with the reference person through other channels, placing yourself in a polite, non-petulant way and, above all, laying down the “hatchet” and trying to find a point of reference. encounter and a solution to problems.
Despite having been blocked on Facebook, in fact, you may be able to contact the user in question through other services, such as Whatsapp, Telegram, Skype or WeChat (unless you have also been blocked on these platforms, of course), or by calling him on his mobile or landline, even better, meeting him personally to talk in person.
If, as I have just indicated, you are unable to “get a spider out of the hole”, you can try ask for help from a friend you have in common that maybe he can intercede for you.
I am sure that by doing this you will surely be able to talk to your friend and re-establish the situation by convincing the latter to lift the block against you and restore your friendship on Facebook. If not, I know it’s sad, but there is nothing left for you to do but respect the choice made by the other person and who knows, maybe one day he will voluntarily unblock you.
For more information about it as well as to find out which systems are available to understand if you have been blocked on the famous social network, I invite you to read my post dedicated to how to get unblocked on Facebook.
In case of problems or doubts
Despite having strictly followed my instructions, is there something that is not yet clear to you about how to unblock someone on Facebook who has blocked you? Is there any other problem or doubt related to the social network about which you would like to receive more details? In this case, the best advice I can give you is to try taking a look into the Facebook help center, in such a way as to be able to solve any hitches that have arisen following the reading of my tutorial.
You can find a comprehensive answer to your questions by typing the reference keyword (eg. block) related to your problem or doubt in the search bar at the top. Alternatively, you can see if among the articles you find in the section Popular topics, below, there is something suitable for your situation.
I also point out that the Facebook Help Center is also accessible through the social network app available for Android and iOS. You can find it by pressing the button with the three lines horizontally in the main screen and then pressing on the item Service center (on Android) or by going to Service and Support> Help Center (on iOS). The operation is good or bad the same as the one just seen together for what concerns the desktop version.
If you want to receive more details on what to do, I invite you to consult my tutorial dedicated to how to contact Facebook through which I proceeded to talk to you about the thing in great detail as well as to indicate what other systems you have from yours to get in touch with the social network staff as needed.