How to Block and Unblock Facebook Messenger User

How to Block and Unblock Facebook Messenger User: Facebook Messenger is a highly utilized instant messaging app for Android and iPhone users. In another guide, we discussed ways in which Facebook users can block individuals from their Facebook Messenger app. There is the same effect on Messenger chat in other Android applications. Today, we’d like to show you another way to block and unblock Facebook users on a computer – from a web browser.


You can block someone in Messenger, but they can still send messages to you through Facebook. It appears that when you block someone on Facebook, that blocking extends to their Messenger account. You can block people from contacting you using the Messenger app on both Android and iPhone.

It means you can block someone in your Facebook account by accessing the Facebook website on a computer, so this person will be blocked in the Facebook Messenger app on Internet-connected mobile phones such as iPhone, Android, and more. I also enjoy using the Messenger app to unblock popular websites. This is a solution that people can use in order to unblock friends in Facebook Messenger on smartphones.

If you’re an active Facebook user, the chances are that you have come across people on the site who make repetitive, offensive comments or even abuse. Luckily, Facebook makes blocking users on the web very conveniently. Blocking a Facebook user prevents the person from accessing your profile, sending you messages, or tagging you in posts. Seeing who you’ve blocked on Facebook is also just as convenient. Ok, here’s how.

How to Block a Facebook Messenger User from the Web?

  • Go to Facebook with a web browser, such as IE, Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.
  • Log in to your Facebook account by entering your email and password.
  • From the top right corner, click on to open a pull-down menu.

From the menu tab by Facebook titled “Facebook Privacy Shortcuts”, there is a section “How do I stop someone from bothering me?”. “Enter a name or email, and block people according to their behavior. Once you block people on Facebook, when you run the Messenger app on your smartphone, they will also be blocked from sending messages from the smartphone. iPhone users can access this Facebook blocker guide to block and unblock people on Facebook.

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How to Unblock Someone in a Facebook Messager from the Browser?

If you accidentally block someone on the Facebook Messenger app on your iPhone or Android device, you can unblock them on the Facebook Messenger website. This is the same as unblocking people on Messenger on an Android phone, unblocking people in Messenger on an iPhone, or unblocking on Messenger on an iPhone.

  • Log on to your Facebook account from a web browser on a PC or Mac,
  • Go to the Privacy Shortcuts menu,
  • Then click View All Blocked Users.

To remove someone from a blacklist or blocklist, simply browse through the list and select the Unblock button beside the name of the blocked user.

Please read the blocking Facebook user notification carefully, and if you wish to proceed, to unblock, click the “confirm” button.

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