Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms that is exclusively designed for effective communication with your friends. This platform is a part of Facebook and provides its users will the features of unlimited free texting, calling, video chats, and many more via the internet. When we get sick of someone texting us again and again on Messenger, we tend to block them. But, how do we unblock someone on Messenger when we need to?
As messenger allows unlimited talk time with your Facebook friends, there will always be some people who take it further by constantly texting you and calling you. It is fine when you are free but if this happens all the time, you will be forced to block someone so that they stop bothering you. But, sometimes you might have only don’t it for some time and will have to unblock them later on.
If you are new to the Messenger app and are having problems figuring out how to unblock someone on Messenger, worry no more because, with this article, we have you covered.
How to Unblock Someone in Messenger?
The first thing you must remember is that when you block someone on Messenger, you will not be blocking them on Facebook. That person will still be able to see your posts and stories and you too will be able to see theirs. Unblocking too has to be done from the Messenger app.
How to unblock someone on messenger using Mobile?
To unblock someone on Messenger using your phone, whether be android or iOS, follow the given steps:
1. Open Messenger app on your phone and log into your account.
2. Click on the ‘Profile icon’.
3. Choose the ‘Privacy’ option.
4. Tap on ‘Blocked accounts’.
5. Click on the chatbox of the person you want to unblock and click on the ‘Unblock’ option.
6. Select ‘Unblock’.
The account will then be unblocked and they will be able to send you messages and contact you on Facebook again.
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How to unblock someone on Messenger using Desktop?
To unblock someone on Messenger using your desktop/PC, follow the given steps:
1. Open Facebook and click on ‘Messenger’ icon.
2. Click on the ‘Options’ icon.
3. Select ‘Block Settings’.
4. Click on ‘Edit’ beside the block messages option.
5. Click on the ‘Unblock‘ option beside the person’s name you want to unblock.
Once done, refresh the page. That person will now be able to contact you on Messenger.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Does blocking someone on Messenger delete our chats?
No, when you block someone on Messenger, the inbox stays as it is. No messages will be deleted or unsent until you do so. The only change that takes place is that the person you have blocked cannot send you messages and contact you in any manner on messenger. You too cannot do any of it until you have unblocked them on the app.
Does blocking someone on Facebook block them on Messenger?
Yes, as messenger is a part of Facebook to support communication, when you block someone on Facebook, they will automatically be blocked on the Messenger app itself. But, blocking people on Messenger does not block them on Facebook. Click here to learn how you can block someone on Facebook: How to Block People on Facebook?
How to unblock someone on Facebook?
To unblock someone on Facebook, open Facebook and click on the Hamburger icon>Settings>Blocking. There you will find the names of people you have blocked. To unblock them, simply click on the ‘Unblock‘ option beside their names.
Hence, in this way you can easily unblock someone on Messenger. Messenger does not require you to do anything after you unblock a person to chat with them. But, if you unblock someone on Facebook, you will add friends with them again in order to be able to contact them on the platform.
Hope this article was helpful and cleared your doubts. Feel free to leave comments in case of any queries.