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.
How to unblock someone on Skype
ON DESKTOP + MOBILE Click your profile picture. Click “Settings”. Click “Contacts”. Click “Blocked Contacts”. Click “Unblock” next to the user’s name you want to unblock.
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.
Step 2: Click “Settings” at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
Step 3: In your Skype settings, click “Contacts” on the left.
Step 4: Click “Blocked contacts”.
Step 5: You’ll see the users you blocked. To unblock someone, click “Unblock” next to their name.
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.
Step 2: Tap “Settings” at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Tap “Contacts” from the list.
Step 4: Select “Blocked contacts”.
Step 5: Click “Unblock” next to the name of the user you want to unblock.
That’s it. You’ve successfully unblocked someone on Skype!
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.
Alexa is a content writer at Showpad and a former content associate at G2. Born and raised in Chicago, she went to Columbia College Chicago and entered the world of all things event marketing and social media. In her free time, she likes being outside with her dog, creating playlists, and dabbling in Illustrator. (she/her/hers)