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.