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How to unblock someone on Reddit?

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Reddit prides itself on being the “front page of the internet”. However, when you’re at the forefront of a network as big as the internet itself, there can sometimes be people that’ll be too much to handle. A simple solution to get rid of them is to simply block them on the platform, a feature Reddit offers. 

However, unblocking them can be a bit of a hassle. In this article, we’re going over how you can unblock someone on Reddit. 

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Unblocking a user on Reddit using the browser

If you’re a web browser to access Reddit, unblocking someone is a simple matter of heading into your user settings and unblocking the user. Here’s how. 

Step 1: Open Reddit, click your profile avatar in the top right and then click User Settings. 

Step 2: Head over to the Safety & Privacy tab and you’ll see a list of people you’ve blocked under People You’ve Blocked. Find the user you want to unblock and click Remove to unblock them. 

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Unblocking a user on Reddit using the app

If you’re using Reddit on a phone using the official Reddit app, the process for unblocking a user is slightly different. Here’s what you need to do. 

  • Open the Reddit app and tap your avatar in the top right. 
  • Tap Settings. 
  • Tap Account settings for u/[username].
  • Scroll down and tap Manage blocked accounts under Blocking and Permissions. 

From here on, it’s a simple matter of finding the user who you want to unblock and tapping the Unblock button next to their username. 

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here: