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How to Unblock Someone on Skype (On Desktop + Mobile)

May 21, 2019

If you’re currently in school or you’ve been working for a while, chances are you’ve used Skype at some point.

The popular video-conferencing application is used across the world every single day. Whether you use it to call your friends or it’s in your company’s tech stack, Skype has been one of the most successful apps when it comes to connecting with people through video.

In this simple guide, we’ll walk you through how to unblock someone on Skype on both the desktop and mobile versions of the app.

How to unblock someone on Skype: sign in

To unblock someone, you’ll need to launch Skype on your computer or phone and sign in (if you’re not already). Once you’ve done so, it’s time to learn how to unblock a user.

Unblock someone on Skype on desktop

Step 1: Once Skype is launched, click your profile picture.

skype interface

Step 2: Click “Settings” at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

skype profile

Step 3: In your Skype settings, click “Contacts” on the left.

skype settings

Step 4: Click “Blocked contacts”.

skype blocked contacts

Step 5: You’ll see the users you blocked. To unblock someone, click “Unblock” next to their name.

unblock a skype contact

Unblock someone on Skype on mobile

The unblocking process is pretty similar on mobile, but just in case, we’ll go over it. First, launch Skype on your phone.

Step 1: Tap your profile photo at the top of the screen.

skype mobile

Step 2: Tap “Settings” at the bottom of the screen.

skype mobile profile

Step 3: Tap “Contacts” from the list.

skype contacts

Step 4: Select “Blocked contacts”.

skype mobile blocked contacts

Step 5: Click “Unblock” next to the name of the user you want to unblock.

unblock skype user on mobile

That’s it. You’ve successfully unblocked someone on Skype!

Happy unblocking

Unblocking people is really that simple. Whether you blocked someone back in middle school after a devastating heartbreak or just blocked that unknown user who’s called you a dozen times this week, you always have the option to unblock them.

Tip: Learn how to block someone on Snapchat!

Skype is a great tool to connect with friends, family, and colleagues alike, so launch the app and video chat with someone today.

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