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t first, you block one of your connections, but after a while, you are the same friends or have normal relations with a colleague again. As the saying goes, everything is possible in this life. Nobody is insured against mistakes, but everyone has a chance to correct them. So, today I show you how to unblock on LinkedIn a certain person. Now, I offer you to examine two methods – for a mobile application and desktops. These methods are understandable, and you will reiterate and memorize them quickly.

The 1st method on how to unblock on LinkedIn. Using a mobile app

Do you know that 57% of traffic on LinkedIn is mobile? For the developers, it is crucial to comprehend which kinds of devices prefer their users. So, an improvement of the LinkedIn application is equally significant than the website.

Step 1.

Make sure that an application LinkedIn is installed on your phone; otherwise, you can download it in Google Play or App Store. Launch LinkedIn and wait for it to load (considering your login and password are entered beforehand).

Step 2.

As soon as you are on LinkedIn, you should pass to your profile page. For it, click on your avatar in the upper-left corner and then choose «Settings» to know how to unblock on LinkedIn.

Menu in the app where you can see the settings
Menu in the app where you can see the settings

Step 3.

If you do everything right, you have to see the list with available options. Press on «Visibility», then the list of blocking people appears. 

Menu in the app where you can see the settings 2
Menu in the app where you can see the settings 2

Step 4.

Scroll this menu up until the item «Blocking», where your locked persons are. Select this option, and then the list of blocking people appears. 

The Visibility subsection and the options available in it
The Visibility subsection and the options available in it
The Visibility subsection and the options available in it 2
The Visibility subsection and the options available in it 2

Step 5.

After you have opened this dialogue box, you see a command «Unblock» opposite of certain contact. Then, the app asks you to confirm your decision by entering your password and pressing the blue button «Done» in a new pop-up window.

Blocking section and pop-up notification in the app
Blocking section and pop-up notification in the app

If you accidentally choose the wrong person, you can go back by tapping on the space of the screen. 

My congrats! Now, after reading my recommendation on how to unblock on LinkedIn using the mobile app, you can do it quickly and correctly.

The 2nd method on how to unblock on LinkedIn. Using a desktop

Although we live in the 21st century and are accustomed to doing the job often using a mobile, but to have own computer and working with it is more convenient. If you like the big screen and working at home, you should use the instruction for desktops on how to unblock on LinkedIn.  

Step 1. Go to the website LinkedIn and log into your account. Then, find a little picture of your avatar with the inscription «Me». Click on it if you want to know to unblock on LinkedIn.

Homepage on the desktop version of the LI website
Homepage on the desktop version of the LI website

Step 2. In the appeared pop-up box on the right, you should choose the item «Settings & Privacy».

The Visibility subsection for the desktop
The Visibility subsection for the desktop

Step 3. On the computer screen, a new dialogue box appears with various options. Be attentive: you need the section «Visibility» on the left column (it is the third in this list). Press on it to continue somebody's unblocking.

The Visibility subsection for the desktop 2
The Visibility subsection for the desktop 2

Step 4. Use the slider to scroll the list down to the section «Blocking». If you find the needed option, use it or «Change», which is opposite the first.

Blocking section for the desktop
Blocking section for the desktop

Step 5. After this stage, there is a list of your blocked contacts. On the right side of each name, you can see a command «Unblock» in blue.

Blocking section for the desktop 2
Blocking section for the desktop 2

Step 6. After this stage, the pop-up window appears, where you have to verify your decision about unlocking by entering the password and pressing the blue button «Unblock member». 

Probably, you pay attention to another white button «Forgot password». The last one comes in handy in case you forgot your data and helps to recover it. 

FAQ

How do I find my blocked list on LinkedIn?

Actually, you know the answer to this question because it is a part of my instruction on how to unblock on LinkedIn. Your task is to open your page on LinkedIn and go to the settings by clicking on the little photo of your profile on the left-up corner (or right-up on the desktop version) and choosing the option «Settings». Then you see the paragraph «Visibility», after which you have to go to the final part – «Blocking». Clicking this command, the blocked person's list will be opened.

What happens if you unblock someone on LinkedIn?

Nobody could know about your decision of unblocking or see it except you. But there are a few points on which your friend may have guessed about it. Firstly, you can't exchange messages and go through profiles of each other. Secondly, you can't see the shared content to one another. The last point, you cannot see the pages of each other in the section of your dashboard «Who viewed your profile». Anyway, your contact will not get the notification according to when and how to unblock on LinkedIn by you. 


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