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How to unblock someone on Spotify?

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Spotify, a popular music streaming service, did not introduce a blocking feature on its app until 2021. Users had to contact customer service to block someone before this feature appeared. If you have blocked someone on Spotify, it could be due to a variety of reasons. Blocking someone on the music listening and sharing app usually results in them not being able to contact you.

In this article, we will be outlining the consequences of blocking someone on Spotify as well as focussing on our main even of how to unblock someone on Spotify.

Also read: How to unhide a song on Spotify?


What happens when you block someone on Spotify?

Regardless of who blocks whom on Spotify, the blocked party will not be able to view the following items of the person who has blocked them:

  • Their profile is removed from your followers list.
  • You are automatically removed as their follower.
  • They can no longer listen to or view your playlists.
  • They can no longer view your profile.
  • They will no longer be able to view your listening activity.
  • You will be able to view their playlists as well as their profile.
  • If you do not unfollow them, then you will remain a follower.

Since Spotify is not a social media app, the blocking feature is not the main concern of the app developers, however as it allows you to socialise, a blocking feature is mandatory to maintain some privacy. You can unfriend your follower instead of blocking them as well.


How to unblock someone on Spotify?

If you have had a change of heart, you can always unblock your friend by heading over to their profile. If you cannot view their profile, you can ask them to share their Spotify profile with you. Now, follow the steps given below to unblock a Spotify account:

  • Tap on the three vertical white dots on your follower’s profile.
  • From the given options, tap on Unblock highlighted in green colour.
  • You will not be asked to confirm your blocking action. Thereafter, your follower will be unblocked and will be able to contact you again.

A white notification in a dialog box will pop up to confirm that you have unblocked that specific account.


How to block someone on Spotify?

If you are not sure about how to block someone on Spotify, then head to settings on the main page by tapping on the gear icon. Tap on View Profile option below your username and then tap on your followers given below your username. From your followers list, tap on the person you want to block and head to their profile. Now, follow the steps given as below to block a follower on Spotify:

  • Tap on the three vertical white dots on your follower’s profile.
  • From the given options, tap on Block.
  • Confirm your blocking action. Thereafter, your follower will be blocked and will no longer be able to contact you.

A white notification in a dialog box will pop up to confirm that you have blocked that specific account.

Also read: How to see who liked your playlist on Spotify?

Sania Usmani

Always curious, calm, and a little crazy, you can find me daydreaming or studying. An avid reader, traveler, and graduate of Aviation Science, I love gaining new experiences in life and star gazing. You can contact her here: sania_5008@proton.me

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