How to block who has blocked you on Instagram

You use Instagram daily and, thanks to your frequent use, you realized that you are no longer able to interact with a person with whom you had previously befriended and with whom, later, some disagreement arose. Given this sudden change, you think you have been blocked: therefore, you would like to verify it and, if necessary, take some action as well.

As you say, that’s exactly how things are and, for this reason, you wonder how to block those who blocked you on Instagram ? If so, don’t worry, I’m here to help. In the next chapters of this tutorial I will provide you with all the useful information on the subject and I will explain in detail how to succeed in your goal by acting through all the platforms on which the well-known photographic social network is available.

If, therefore, now you are impatient to get started, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time to read this tutorial of mine. Follow the instructions I am about to give you carefully and you will succeed easily and quickly in the intent you have proposed. At this point, all I have to do is wish you a good read.


Preliminary information

Instagram app

Before explaining how to block those who blocked you on Instagram , I need to give you some useful preliminary information about it.

First of all, you must know that blocking a user on Instagram implies, for the person who suffers this restriction, the impossibility of interaction with the person who has implemented the block. Furthermore, when you are blocked, you are also prevented from identifying the profile of the user who applied this measure.

It is also good to clarify that not it is possible to know with absolute certainty if you have been blocked by a person: you can only look for clues in this regard. For example, if you suspect that you have been blocked by a person, you can try searching for their profile in the Instagram search engine (the magnifying glass icon ).

Normally, if you have been locked out, your profile should not be visible. In some cases, however, due to the persistence of some information in the cache, it may be possible to view it, but without content and accompanied by the words user not found . This is a possible confirmation of the block.

Given the premises in question, the only feasible solution to block a person who, in turn, has put in place a block on Instagram is to act through the private messages section of Instagram , provided that, previously, there has been this type of interaction.

If, on the other hand, it was a person with whom you have never interacted privately, it will no longer be possible to identify his profile and, therefore, it will not be possible to implement a block against him, sorry.

How to block a contact who blocked you on Instagram

Having made the necessary premises relating to the possibility of implementing a reciprocal block on Instagram, let’s see together how to proceed. To implement the procedures I am about to illustrate, you can use the official Instagram app for Android (downloadable from the Play Store or alternative stores) and for iPhone (downloadable from ‘App Store). Alternatively, you can also do it from PC , via the official Instagram site or its application for Windows 10. You will find all the details about it in the next lines.

From Android and iOS

Instagram blocco

To block a person who blocked you on Instagram using a smartphone, start first of all the application of the well-known photographic social network, by pressing on its icon located on the home screen and / or in the drawer of your device.

Then, log in to your account and, on the main screen, click on the airplane icon located in the upper right corner. At this point, identify, through the section dedicated to private messages, the conversation active with the user who you think has blocked you.

Then tap on it and then press the (i) icon located in the upper right corner. At this point, in the next screen that will be shown to you, press the Block button twice consecutively, in order to confirm the blocking operation.

From PC

messaggi instagram

If you intend to proceed from PC , connect to the official Instagram site or use its application for Windows 10: the procedures to follow are the same in both cases.

After logging in to Instagram, click on the airplane icon located in the upper right corner, so to access the section dedicated to private messages.

Then locate the conversation previously started with the user who you think it blocked you and click on it. Then click on the (i) icon located at the top. Once this is done, you just have to press the Block button for two consecutive times, in order to confirm the procedure in question. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?

Salvatore Aranzulla

Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities in Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of, one of the
thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and
Mondadori Informatica.

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