How to unblock a user who blocked you on Instagram

Who I am
Valery Aloyants
@valeryaloyants
Author and references

Preliminary information

Before explaining to you how to unblock a user who blocked you on instagram, I have to give you some preliminary information about it.

You must in fact know that a person's block on Instagram it is a reversible operation, which however involves considerable restrictions: the account that is blocked can no longer see the posts and stories published by the person who activated the block; moreover, it may not be able to search for it any longer within the social network.



You can therefore understand that, in the event of mutual blocking, there may be difficulties in proceeding with the unblocking of the respective users on Instagram. Both users, in fact, may not be able to find the other person's profile and, through the simple procedure of searching for the account in Instagram, they may encounter problems in carrying out the unlocking operation.

Despite this, as I will explain to you in the next chapters, it is possible to solve this problem, as the well-known photographic social network allows you to unblock a person in various ways. In this regard, carefully follow the procedures that I am about to show you in the next paragraphs, to succeed in this intent through the app Instagram for Android and iPhone, via the social network's official website or using the official Instagram application for Windows 10.

How to unblock a user who blocked me on Instagram

You would like to unblock a person on Instagram but you do not know if it is possible to succeed in this intent, since you are mutually blocked? In that case, don't worry, follow the directions I'm about to give you in the next chapters and also give them to the person who blocked you. You should then be able to get over the situation.


Give smartphone and tablet

To unlock a person on Instagram acting as a smartphone (or tablet), you must first start the photo social network app that you have installed on your Android or iOS device, in order to log into your account, if required.


Once this is done, press onicon of the lens of ingrandimento located at the bottom and, in the text field that is shown to you, type the name user to unlock. Then tap his name among the search results and confirm the unlocking operation by pressing the button Unlock.

You can't press the button Unlock, because the wording appears User not found? In this case, press the icon first (...) located in the upper right corner, then tap on the item Unlock twice consecutively, to confirm unlocking.

Alternatively, you can unblock a person via the menu of Settings. To do this, press the ☰ icon located in the upper right corner of your profile screen, then go to the section Settings> Privacy> Blocked Accounts, to see the list of all blocked accounts.

Locate, then the name of the user to be unlocked, tap on it and confirm the unlocking operation by pressing the button Unlock per due turn consecutive.

Again, if the button does not appear Unlock, first press the icon (...) located in the upper right corner, then tap on the item Unlock twice consecutively, to confirm the operation.


From computer


If you prefer to act from computer, you will be happy to know that you can unblock a person on Instagram by connecting to the official website of the photo social network or using the Instagram application for Windows 10.

Having said that, to start, connected to Instagram through the browser you usually use to browse the Internet or by starting the social network application previously downloaded from Microsoft Store. Either way, log into your account if necessary.


Now, try to locate the profile of the blocked user through the social network's search engine. Then type his name in the search bar at the top and, in case you still manage to locate his account, click on his profile, among the search results that are shown to you. Once this is done, click on the button Unlock twice consecutively, to confirm the release operation.

If, on the other hand, you are no longer able to identify the profile of the user in question, you must act through the Instagram app for Android or iOS, in order to access the section Settings> Privacy> Blocked Accounts and use the alternative unlocking method, following the instructions I gave you in the previous chapter.

How to unblock a user who blocked you on Instagram

Audio Video How to unblock a user who blocked you on Instagram
add a comment of How to unblock a user who blocked you on Instagram
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.