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How to UnBlock Someone on Facebook

Updated on February 2, 2014
Screen shot of the Facebook logo
Screen shot of the Facebook logo | Source

Maybe you changed your mind about someone or your cousin's profile was hacked and you had to block them until they got their account under control. There are a lot of different reasons why you might want to allow someone you previously blocked access to your Facebook profile. Problem is, most of us don't know how to undo a block once it's done. Fortunately, the unblock task is quick and simple as this short tutorial demonstrates.

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Gear iconPrivacy Settings
Gear icon
Gear icon | Source
Privacy Settings
Privacy Settings | Source

Step One

Go to your Privacy Settings. You will find this option by moving your mouse to the top right-hand corner of your profile and clicking on the gear icon.

Then, click on Privacy Settings in the drop-down menu which will take you to your Privacy Settings page.

Select the "Blocking" option
Select the "Blocking" option | Source

Step Two

Click on the Blocking option from the menu on the left-hand side of the screen. This will take you to a list of everyone you have blocked.

A list of folk you've blocked ...
A list of folk you've blocked ... | Source
Facebook asks for confirmation
Facebook asks for confirmation | Source

Step Three

Find the name of the person you wish to unblock and click on the word Unblock next to their name.

Facebook will display a pop-up screen that asks you to confirm that you actually do wish to unblock the person. Click the Confirm button and you're done!

© 2013 Rosa Marchisella


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