Have you blocked someone by mistake or want to unblock someone you previously blocked and have no idea how to do it?
Well, you no longer have to wonder about it, as in this article, we are going to tell you how you can unblock someone on Twitter using your laptop/computer or mobile device. The process of unblocking is quite simple.
What happens when you Unblock someone on Twitter?
When you unblock someone on Twitter, your profile will again be visible to them and they will have the ability to contact you again. However, they will not be included on your follower’s list, but they will be able to send you a follow request, and message you as soon as they find your account.
They will also be able to search for your profile on Twitter and interact with you. Once a person is unblocked, they will manually have to follow you again to be your follower.
How to Unblock someone on Twitter on your computer
Now let us see how we can unblock someone on Twitter on our computer/laptop, which means you will have to make use of the Twitter web interface, and here’s how you’ll do it:
STEP 1: Head to the official website of Twitter by clicking here.
STEP 2: You will have to sign in to your account using your credentials.
STEP 3: Once you are signed in, click on the More (three dots) icon which is located at the top-right corner of the web page.
STEP 4: A menu will open, click on the ‘Settings and Privacy’ option.
STEP 5: Go to Mute and Block under Privacy and safety.
STEP 6: Click on the ‘Blocked Accounts’ from the menu. All the blocked accounts will appear.
STEP 7: Just click on the ‘Blocked’ button which is placed right beside every account name to unblock them.
How to Unblock Someone on the Twitter mobile app
Now, let us discuss how we can perform the same process on the mobile device, this process is for both Android and iOS devices:
STEP 1: Open the Twitter app on your mobile phone. You can easily install it from either Google Play Store or App Store.
STEP 2: Either click on your Profile icon which is located at the top-left corner of your device screen or simply, swipe right to open the Menu.
STEP 3: Click on the ‘Settings and Privacy’ option from the menu.
STEP 4: And then, select the ‘Privacy and Safety’ option from the Settings menu that opens.
STEP 5: Now, Click on Mute and Block under Privacy and Safety.
STEP 6: Tap on the ‘Blocked Accounts’ option from there.
STEP 7: Tap on the “Blocked” button right beside the user that you want to unblock.
When you unblock someone on Twitter do they know?
No, Twitter doesn’t notify the user when you unblock them on Twitter. Just as it doesn’t send any notification to the user when you block them.
However, they will be able to notice that they have been unblocked as your profile will no longer be invisible to them.
Also, they will have access to your account’s activity, they will be able to follow you again, and contact you through messages, etc. They will also be able to interact with your tweets. However, they will not know if and when you unblock them.
How to Mass Unblock on Twitter?
It is considered to be a safer option for availing this feature on Twitter; however, use the script at your own risk.
Why Can’t I Unblock Someone on Twitter?
If you are unable to unblock someone on Twitter then, there is a high probability that you are facing some glitches in your Twitter. And these glitches could be due to a server shutdown, you can retry after a while and see if it gets fixed.
Also, you can try signing off from your account and then logging back in after a while. And if you are using Twitter on the mobile app, try performing the process on a laptop.
I hope this article helped you in providing all the valid information on how you can unblock someone on Twitter. And if you do unblock them, then what will happen. We tried to elaborate the process as much as we can so that users are able to perform it with ease.