How to Unblock Someone on Facebook

Whether you mistakenly blocked someone or simply wish to let bygones be bygones, you can unblock a contact on Facebook and allow her to contact you again by clicking on Unblock next to that person's name in the Blocked Users window.

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Blocked users can still interact with you on Facebook groups or pages.
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Log in to Facebook and click on the Padlock icon to open the Privacy menu. Select How Do I Stop Someone From Bothering Me? to expand that section.

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You can open the Privacy menu from any page on Facebook.
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The Blocked Users window appears in the form of a pop-up window.
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Select View All Blocked Users to open the Blocked Users window.

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Click on the Unblock button next to the name of the contact you want to unblock.

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Facebook prevents you from unblocking and immediately blocking a contact again.
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Select Confirm to finish unblocking that contact.