How To Unblock Someone On Snapchat

If you have once blocked someone on Snapchat and later changed your mind, you can simply go to Snapchat settings, under account action to unblock them. In this article, you will learn the step by step process to unblock someone on Snapchat using your Android and iOS device.

We are also going to address questions like “If I unblock someone on Snapchat will they know?” and how to find someone you unblocked on Snapchat.

Snapchat is a popular social media platform that allows users to share photos, snap videos, and messages with their friends and followers. it also offers various privacy features.

Let’s get started!

How To Unblock Someone On Snapchat And Add Them Back

To unblock someone on Snapchat, follow the steps below:

Launch your Snapchat App and Tap on your profile icon at the top of your snap screen.

Tap on ⚙️ to open Settings.


Scroll down to Account action in settings and tap “Blocked

Account action > “Blocked”

After taping “Blocked” you will find a list of blocked friends.

This Blocked section will display a list of the accounts you have blocked. Look for the person you wish to unblock.

Pick the one you want to unblock by taping the ✖️ sign next to a name to unblock that Snapchatter.

You will be prompted to confirm unblocking the person, tap Yes to confirm unblocking, and that’s it.

Yes to confirm unblocking

Once you have successfully unblocked the person, they will be able to find and interact with you on Snapchat again. However, after unblocking someone your previous chat history or content you may have shared with them will not come back. 

Now let’s move on to how you can find someone you unblock and start Snapchatting.

How To Find Someone You Unblocked On Snapchat

After unblocking someone on Snapchat, you may want to reconnect with them or check their recent updates. There are two ways to find the person you’re unblocked on Snapchat which include using Snapchat Search bar and a Quick add.

Here’s how you can find someone you’ve unblocked using the Snapchat Search bar:

Open the Snapchat.

Tap on the Search bar icon in the top left side of your snap screen, next to your profile.

Snapchat search

Once opened, type in the username of the unblocked user.

Search bar> username

A list of users will be shown, pick your friend and click on the add button to add them up and start Snapchatting.

By following the above steps, you can easily unblock someone on Snapchat and resume communication with them if desired. 

If I Unblock Someone On Snapchat Will They know?

No, when you unblock someone on Snapchat, the app does not send them a notification to inform them that they have been unblocked.

However, the unblocked user will be able to find you in their Snapchat contacts or search for your username and find you. But they will not receive direct notification about the unblocking action. They can only be aware if you send a friend request.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I see a list of people who have blocked me on Snapchat?

No, you can’t. If you suspect that someone has blocked you on Snapchat, you can try searching for their username in the Snapchat search.

If you’re unable to find their profile it could be that they have blocked you. However, Snapchat does not provide an official feature to view a list of users who have blocked you.

How do I unblock somebody on Snapchat?

You can unblock anyone on Snapchat by going to your Snapchat’s <settings> account action<Blocked> and finally tapping on the “X” button to unblock.

Why can’t I find someone I unblocked on Snapchat?

If you can’t find someone you unblocked on Snapchat, it means that you were also blocked by them or the contact is no longer on Snapchat.

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