If you use Instagram, you may have needed to block certain accounts from time to time. But what if things change and you want to unblock someone?

In this article, I will walk you through the three ways to unblock someone on Instagram using the mobile app for iPhone and Android.

How to unblock someone on Instagram through settings

The first way you can unblock something is through the settings tab. Here are the steps you'll need to follow:

  1. Login to the Instagram app.
  2. Click on the profile icon located at the bottom right hand side.

3.  Click on the hamburger menu at the top right hand corner.

4.  Click on Settings from the dropdown list of options.

5.  Click on Privacy.

6.  Scroll down and click on Blocked Accounts.

7.  Click on Unblock next to the profile.

8. Click the red Unblock text to confirm.

If you are successful, then you should see this message:

How to unblock someone on Instagram through Direct Message

If you have corresponded with someone over Direct Message, you can unblock them there.

  1. Click on the message icon located at the top right hand corner of your screen.

2.  Click on the profile you want to unblock.

3.  Click on Unblock located at the bottom of the message thread.

4.  Click on the red Unblock text to confirm.

How to unblock someone on Instagram through their profile

  1. Go the profile of the person you blocked.
  2. Click on the Unblock button in their profile.

4.  Click on the red Unblock text to confirm.

Alternative option

  1. On their profile, you can click on the three dots located at the top right hand corner. On Android, the three dots might be vertical.

2.  Click on Unblock.

3.  Click on the red Unblock text to confirm.

Those are three ways you can unblock someone on Instagram.