Now that you have learned how to block someone on Instagram, it is time to learn how to unblock the. You may wonder why you would ever want to unblock somebody, but there are several cases when doing so might make sense. Maybe you accidentally blocked them, thinking they were somebody else. Or perhaps you were in a sort dispute and just wanted to block them temporarily. It’s possible that you wanted to block work acquaintances just for a bit until you decided that you were able to trust them. Another possibility is that you blocked an account thinking it was spam, but later learned that it was a legitimate potential sponsor. In that situation, it may be beneficial to unblock them so that you can take advantage of their likes and follows.
If you previously blocked someone on Instagram but now want to unblock them, follow the steps below and you’ll be well on your way.
- Open Instagram App
- Find the blocked user using the “search people” function
- Tap on the user’s profile
- Click the menu button in the top right corner
- Select Unblock from the menu options
You have now successfully unblocked the user and you can resume your Instagram interactions with them as you did before they were blocked. This will work whether you blocked them for personal or professional reasons. They will once again be able to see all of your posts, likes, and comments, and will be able to message you directly and comment on your photos. It is a relatively easy process but can make a major difference in your usage of the Instagram platform.