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How to See Blocked People on Instagram

Instagram offers a blocking feature that prevents other accounts from seeing your posts, Stories, videos, reels, and so on. Once you’ve blocked an account, it goes into your blocked list. But where can you access this blocked list from?

We’ll show you how to see blocked people on Instagram so that if you want to unblock someone, you can do it easily.

How to See Blocked People on Instagram

  1. Launch the Instagram app on your mobile device.
  2. Go to your profile page by clicking the person icon in the bottom right side of the screen.
  3. Click the hamburger menu (three stacked horizontal lines) to get a drop-down menu.
  4. Choose Settings from that menu. 
  5. Go to PrivacyBlocked accounts.

If you have connected experiences turned on across your accounts with Accounts Center, you may be shown a list of accounts to block. This list is based on accounts you have blocked from messaging you on Facebook Messenger.

How to see blocked people on Instagram
How to See Blocked People on Instagram

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You will need to download the Instagram app on your phone to see a list of accounts you’ve blocked. The desktop app does not have this feature.

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How to Unblock Someone on Instagram

You can unblock someone on Instagram in two ways: through Settings and through Direct. 

Through Settings

  1. Click the person icon or your profile picture in the bottom right of your screen. Your profile page will open.
  2. Click the three horizontal lines (hamburger menu) in the top right, then click Settings.
  3. Go to PrivacyBlocked accounts.
  4. From the blocked accounts list, click Unblock to the right of the account name.
  5. Click Unblock again to affirm your action.

Through Direct

  1. Tap the paper plane icon in the top right side of the screen.
  2. Choose the chat of the person you want to unblock.
  3. Click the account name at the top of the chat.
  4. Click Unblock to confirm.

Instagram Unblock App

Followers+ is a free app that shows you who has blocked and unblocked you. It will also tell you which people are not following you back.

How to See People You Blocked on Facebook

  1. Click the three horizontal lines (hamburger menu) in the top right corner of your Facebook feed.
  2. From the drop-down list, go to SettingsAudience and visibilityBlocking.
  3. You can now view the list of people you have blocked. 

How to See Blocked Accounts on TikTok

  1. Launch the TikTok app and click on Profile at the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Open your profile page. At the top right of the screen, click the three horizontal dots.
  3. From the pop-up menu that appears, click Settings and privacy.
  4. Go to PrivacyBlocked accounts.
  5. You can now see a list of accounts you have blocked on TikTok.

FAQs: How to See Blocked People on Instagram

How does Picuki work?

Picuki is an Instagram editor and viewer that enables you to browse and edit content without having to log in. You can download images from any Instagram account anonymously. You also have the ability to edit other people’s photos online.

  1. Launch the Picuki app on your desktop. 
  2. Enter the Instagram username you’re interested in.
  3. From the list that populates, click the account you want.
  4. You will see all the posts published by that account.
  5. Select the post you want and click Download to get the photo you want.

What app can I use to see who blocked me on Instagram?

You can use Sarman – Instagram Tracker or Profile+ Reports & Insights to find out who has blocked you on Instagram. However, these third-party apps are not approved by Instagram.

How can I see someone’s profile if they blocked me?

You can see the profile picture and username of someone who has blocked you on Instagram, but you cannot see their posts from your blocked account. Create a new Instagram account to see their profile.


Now that you know how to see blocked people on Instagram, navigate your social media journey with care and keep annoying people away.

More questions? We’re happy to help—ask in the comments.

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Satabdi Mukherjee
Satabdi Mukherjee
Satabdi is a Content Writer, Editor, and Marketing consultant. She focuses on the health and tech spaces. In her spare time, she can be found with her nose in a thrilling mystery novel.

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