How to Unblock Someone on Telegram

Author: Iqbal | Guide: Telegram |

Telegram blends security and service excellence. With your mobile number or username in Telegram, anyone can message you or video call you through Telegram.

However, Telegram gives you a chance to block those contacts, whom you don't know or those who spam you. God knows, there are a lot of fake telegram accounts out there, and more are being made every day.

  • There are also a lot of clone CEO profiles on the Telegram produced by fraudsters.
  • In its defense, Telegram includes a channel called '@notoscam' where you may alert suspected scammers.
  • You can utilize that channel to transmit screenshots of your conversations with scammers, usernames, or questionable communications.
  • They'll take care of everything. But for immediate effect, you can block the chat/person.
  • If by chance, you have blocked the wrong person, or if you already know the person and want to unblock them, follow these steps to unblock a contact on Telegram.

Unblock someone on telegram

Unblock Someone on Telegram in 7 step

Step 1- Open the Telegram App: Download the Telegram App on your phone.

  • If you are using an Android model, you can download it from Google Play Store. For Apple models, we can download from App Store.
  • Create an account in the telegram account by entering a new user name and mobile number. You’ll get an OTP for verification.
  • You can check out this article to create a new telegram account.

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Step 2- Tap on the three-bar icon: Upon setting up the Telegram on your mobile device, open the app. You will find the 3 bar icon on top of the page. Click it. It’d host a couple of options.

  • This option opens the telegram menu bar.
  • Click on it just for one time.

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Step 3- Tap on settings: Upon opening the telegram bar, you’ll find a couple of options including – New Group, Contacts, Calls, People Nearby, and so on. Towards the end, you’ll have an option – Settings.

  • It hosts all the options to adjust or change various features in Telegram.
  • Click on it once.

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Step 4- Tap on privacy & security: After opening the settings, you’ll have your name and profile picture on top of the page, along with your mobile number, username, and Bio. Beneath this, we have settings for Notifications and Sounds, Privacy and Security, Data and Storage, Chat Settings, Folders, and Devices.

  • Privacy and Security hosts all the options related to your account privacy and app security.
  • Click on it once to open the option.

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Step 5- Tap on blocked users: After opening Privacy and Security, you’ll find a set of few options that include Blocked users (shows the persons you have blocked), Phone Number (who can see your phone number), Last Seen & Online (who can see your online status).

  • Open Blocked Users option to unblock the person you wanted.
  • Click on Blocked Users once.

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Step 6- Tap on three dots: You'll have 3 dots against each of the blocked users.

  • Tap on these 3 dots once.

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Step 7- Tap on unblocking: After clicking the 3 dots, you'll have an option pop-up on your screen - "Unblock". By clicking it, you are unblocking the contact that you wanted.

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Telegram is a public forum, that anyone can use for their purposes. But phishing, or scamming other persons is in no way tolerable.

Following the above-given steps in a sequential method helps you to block the person you want. Sometimes you may not be able to identify the person and assume he/she is spam and block the person.

In that case, you can follow the above-given steps to unblock the person. But make sure you aren't unblocking a spammer. If you want to block a person, learn How to Block a Person in Telegram.


  1. Once the contact is blocked you can't receive any messages from them.
  2. You can't send messages to them either.
  3. You can also report the person you have blocked if you think they are a fraudster.
  4. Only you can unblock them from your telegram if you change your mind.

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