How to Unblock Someone on Snapchat?
Written by: Hrishikesh Pardeshi, Founder at Flexiple, buildd & Remote Tools.
Last updated: Apr 05, 2023
Here's how to unblock a user on Snapchat:
Click the Bitmoji at the top left
Click the cog icon to open Snapchat settings
Scroll down and click Blocked
Click the X icon next to the username to unblock the account
Have you ever blocked a Snapchat user? This might occur because the blocked person sent you annoying messages or snaps. However, you might want to reconnect with the person to rekindle a friendship. This is possible via Snapchat's unblock button.
This blog discusses how to unblock Snapchat users and what happens when you do so.
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How to Unblock a Snapchat User
Here's how to unblock a Snapchat user:
Launch the Snapchat app
Click the user icon (Bitmoji) at the top left corner
Click the gear icon (settings) at the upper right corner
Scroll down to the Account Actions tab and select Blocked
Click the X button next to a username to unblock the user
You can resend a friend request to an unblocked user.
What Happens When You Block Someone on Snapchat?
Blocking a Snapchat user cuts off communication between you and the blocked account. Here's what happens when you block a user:
Removes the person from your friends' list
You won't be able to send Snapchat messages to each other
You can't find blocked person via the Snapchat search
You can't see the user's story
You won't be able to send snaps to each other
Note: if you block and unblock friends, you'll have to connect with them (i.e., add them and they add you as friends) before you can chat, send snaps, or use other Snapchat features.
How to Stop Message Notifications Without Unblocking a Snapchat User
You can pause message notifications from a Snapchat account without using the block button. Here's how it works:
Navigate to a friend's profile page
Click the three dots at the top right corner
Select chat settings
Toggle off Message Notifications
Here are some frequently asked questions about how to unblock someone on Snapchat:
Can I unblock a user from the chat tab?
Yes. Click a friend's profile icon, select the three dots at the top right, choose chat settings, and toggle off Message Notifications.
Why can't I find a user after unblocking him/her?
If a Snapchat user also blocked you, you won't be able to see their profile picture, snaps, and story.
What happens when I unblock people on Snapchat?
You'll see your friends' screen, snap, profile page, and story.
Can I use the search function to find blocked users?
No, you can't use the search function to find a blocked Snapchat user. The person's profile will be unavailable in the search result.
How can I connect with Snapchatters after unblocking them?
After unblocking them, you'll need to send a new friend request to connect with Snapchatters.