Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Video Calls How to Unblock Someone on Skype Not mad at them anymore? Bring 'em back into the fold by Fionna Agomuoh Writer Fionna Agomuoh is a former freelance contributor to Lifewire. Her writing has appeared in Newsweek, International Business Times, and others. our editorial process Twitter LinkedIn Fionna Agomuoh Updated on April 03, 2020 The Ultimate Guide to Skype The Ultimate Guide to Skype Introduction Skype Basics Internet Speed Required for Skype HD Calls How Much Does It Cost to Use Skype? How to Delete Your Skype Account Guide to Using Skype as Your Home Phone Getting Started How to Change Your Skype Username Setting up a Conference Call With Skype How to Make a Skype Conference Call How to Make HD Video Calls With Skype How to Share a Screen on Skype Tips for Using Skype How to Record Skype Calls Use Skype's Split View Mode in Windows 10 Stop Skype From Starting Automatically How to Blur the Background In Skype How to Find and Use Skype Emoji How to Skype With Alexa Working with Contacts How to Add Contacts on Skype How to Delete Skype Contacts How to Block Someone on Skype How to Unblock Someone on Skype How to Delete a Skype Conversation Skype on Different Platforms Installing Skype on Ubuntu Installing Skype on a Mac Using Skype on an iPad & iPhone Using Skype on a Chromebook Using Skype in a Web Browser How to Use Skype for Android Creating a Skype Account on Windows Troubleshooting & Updating What to Do When Skype Isn't Working Make a Test Call How to Uninstall Skype How to Update Fix Skype Webcam Problems Tweet Share Email Skype lets you block a contact to prevent that person from calling you, sending you instant messages, and checking your online status. This feature offers a great way to get rid of spammers or other annoyances on the platform. Blocking is fast and easy—but so is unblocking. This guide applies to Skype version 18.104.22.168 and later. How to Unblock Someone on Skype for PC, Mac, and Web Follow the steps below to unblock a Skype contact. Once you unblock that person, they will likely see any missed messages or call logs that were sent while the block was in place. Select the More icon (the three dots) next to your name, then select Settings. Select Contacts. Select Blocked Contacts. Find the person you want to unblock, then select the Unblock button. How to Unblock Someone on Skype for Android and iOS The methods for unblocking a contact on Android and iOS are nearly identical to the method for PC and Mac. Tap your profile picture at the top of the Chats screen. Select Settings. Tap Contacts. Choose Blocked Contacts. Find the contact you want to unblock and tap the Unblock button to the right. How to Unblock a Contact on Older Versions of Skype Older versions of Skype for Android and iOS may not hide blocked contacts. Instead, these apps display a red Stop icon next to the name. To unblock these people, long-press their names, access their profile, and tap Unblock contact. Similarly, older versions of Skype on Android or iOS may not hide a blocked contact if their number is saved in the phone's app contacts. These contacts have On Skype as Name/Username listed underneath their entries in the Skype contact list.