How to Unblock Someone on Facebook Messenger

Messenger is the official Facebook messaging app that allows users to send text messages, video calls, and voice calls to all their Facebook and Instagram friends. It is a universal messaging app that can be downloaded for free from the App Store and Play Store. If another user annoys you on Messenger, you can block or restrict them to minimize interaction with them. But if you change your mind and want to unblock these users, read this article to the end to find out how to do it. This article will help you understand how to unblock a user on Messenger. After reading this article, you surely understood all the steps required to unblock on Messenger and check your blocked list on Messenger with ease. So let's get started!

How to Unblock Someone on Facebook Messenger

Read this article until the end to learn in detail the steps demonstrating how to unblock someone on Messenger using images for a better understanding.

How to find your blacklist in Messenger?

You may have blocked many accounts on Messenger and now you want to see the list of blocked accounts. So, here are the steps to help you find your blocked list on Messenger.

1. Open the Messenger app on your phone.

2. Click on the profile icon in the top left corner of the screen.

3. Then click "Privacy and Security".

4. Click Blocked Accounts to view all the blocked accounts you have on Messenger.

How to unblock someone on Messenger app?

Since you can now get on the blocked list in the Messenger app using the steps mentioned earlier in the article, follow the steps below to unblock a person from this list.

1. Launch the Messenger app on your phone.

2. Tap the Profile icon > Privacy & Security > Blocked Accounts.

3. Then click on the desired account from the blocked list that you want to unblock.

4. Click Unblock Messages and Calls.

5. Click UNLOCK on the confirmation popup.

How to unblock someone on Facebook Messenger on desktop?

Let's see how to unblock someone on Facebook Messenger on your PC or laptop.

1. Visit the Facebook website in your browser.

2. Click the Messenger icon > View All in Messenger.

3. Click "Edit" in the "Block Messages" section.

4. Then click "View blocked list".

5. Click Unblock next to the desired account to immediately remove it from the blocked list.

How long does it take to unblock someone on Messenger?

It used to take around 48 hours to unblock someone on Messenger because the unblocking process on the backend took longer. But now it's done in an instant.

Can I see messages from someone I've unblocked on Messenger?

Yes, you can see messages after you unblock someone on Messenger. From now on, you have removed all blocking restrictions. But you can't see the messages they sent you during the block.

Can you unblock on Messenger without being blocked on Facebook?

Yes, you can block and unblock someone on Messenger without blocking them on FB, but the reverse is not true. During the blocking process, Messenger gives you the option to block on Messenger, which means you won't receive messages or calls through Messenger, or block on Facebook, which also blocks people on Messenger.

What happens when you unblock someone on Messenger?

Unblocking someone in Messenger will remove any restrictions that may have been placed on you in Messenger, and you will be able to interact with that person in Messenger as usual. This means you can chat, call and view their online status and stories on Messenger.

Do you receive sent messages after unlocking?

No, you will not receive sent messages after unlocking. The messages they sent you during the time you were blocked will still never be delivered and they won't even receive them even after they are unblocked.


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