Facebook is the most popular social media platform with over 2.2 billion monthly active users. No matter whether it is your friend or a stranger, at some point in time you may want to block or unblock someone on Facebook. But, how do you do that?

Do you need to send over a request to the Facebook tech team to help unblock someone you recently blocked? Nope! Unblocking and blocking someone on Facebook is just a click away. You just need to follow a couple of steps to do that. In this article, we’ll guide you on how to block and unblock someone on Facebook.

How To Block Someone On Facebook App: Using An iPhone

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To block someone, you have to visit their profile page first.

Once you’re on the profile screen, follow the steps below to block someone on Facebook:

  1. Click on the more icon as shown in the image above.
  2. Now, you will observe several options listed. Here, we need to tap on “Block” to block that particular person.
  3. After you tap on it, you will be asked for a final confirmation listing out the details on what will happen after you block them. If everything seems good to you, go ahead and hit the “Block” button.

How To Block Someone On Facebook App: Using An Android Device

If you have the Facebook app installed, blocking someone on Android is same as we explained above for an iOS device. All the options will remain the same, but the user interface will be different.

Here’s an image for easy understanding:

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As you can observe here, it is all the same. You will have to head to the target profile page first and then hit the “more” icon to find the blocking ability.

How To Block Someone On Facebook: Using The Desktop Browser

If you utilize Facebook on a desktop web browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Microsoft Edge, you should follow the steps mentioned below to block someone successfully:

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  1. Head to the search bar and type the person’s name to visit their profile.
  2. Once you’re on their profile page, simply click on the menu icon to get the option to block him/her as shown in the image above.

How To Unblock Someone On Facebook Using An iPhone

To unblock someone, you need to launch the Facebook app and then follow the steps below:

  1. Tap on the hamburger menu icon at the bottom-right corner of the app.
  2. Now, head to the “Settings” option. When you tap on it, you will get more options to choose from.
  3. Tap on “Account Settings“.
  4. Finally, tap on the “Blocking” option to find all of the blocked users listed. Simply, click on “Unblock” to unblock them.

How To Unblock Someone On Facebook Using An Android Device

You will find the hamburger menu icon at the top-right corner of the screen when you launch the Facebook app on Android.

Now, similar to what we mentioned above for an iPhone, you need to head to Account Settings->Blocking and then unblock the people you’ve blocked.

How To Unblock Someone On Facebook Using The Web Browser

First, head to Facebook.com (make sure you’re logged in).

Now, click on the drop-down arrow button (  ) on the top-right corner of the web page and then click on “Settings“.

You will find a “Blocking” section at the left sidebar of the page, click on it to see all of your blocked users and then unblock as required.

Wrapping Up

Blocking and unblocking someone on Facebook is a straightforward process. The procedure remains the same across all platforms, but the user interface differs. If you had trouble following our guide, let us know about it in the comments below.

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