How to Unignore Someone on Messenger? – ConnectivaSystems

Facebook allows you to ignore the people whom you don’t want to interact with on Messenger. However, but when you’ll think about giving them a chance, you’ll wonder how to unignore someone on Messenger. This process is a bit complicated than ignoring someone on Messenger.

If you want to learn about it, this post is specially written for you. Here, I will guide you on how to unignore someone on Messenger whom you have ignored at some point in time. So, you can connect back with them, and get the relationship going.

How to Unignore Someone on Messenger?

People who constantly keep messaging you on Messenger even though you don’t reply to them even once are very annoying. Facebook has a very useful feature that helps you to live peacefully and ignore such nuisances. You can ‘Ignore’ any contact on Messenger whom you would not like to interact with. However, there might come a time when you’ll have to talk to that person.

The procedure to ‘unignore’ that person is not as simple and straightforward as the method to ‘ignoring’ them. But, I’ll do that. I have simplified the work for you, so you can easily unignore anyone on Messenger. I’ll explain unignoring someone on Messenger for various devices including your PC, Android smartphone, and iPhone.

So, whatever device you use, just directly go to the method and follow the simple steps.

Unignore Someone on Messenger on PC

There are two ways to unignore someone from Messenger on PC. You can unignore them either through Facebook.com, or directly from Messenger.com. I’ll explain the steps for both here.

Steps to follow on Messenger.com:

  • Open a browser and visit ‘Messenger.com’ in it.
  • Log in to your account and click on the ‘gear’ icon present at top left side of the screen.

  • Next, click on ‘Message Requests.’

  • Next, click on ‘See Spam.’

  • After that, open the conversation with the person whom you want to unignore.
  • Finally, send a message to that person to unignore him/here.

Steps to follow on Facebook.com:

  • Open a browser and visit ‘Facebook.com.’
  • Now log in to your account.
  • After logging in, click on the Messenger icon present at the top.

  • Now click on the ‘3-dots’ present on the screen, and then click on ‘Message Requests.’

  • Next, scroll down and click on ‘See Spam

  • Next click on the chat that you want to unignore.
  • Finally, send a message to that chat to unignore it.

That’s it. The process is really simple. The person will then move from the Spam list to the regular chat list.

Unignore Someone on Messenger on Android

The Messenger app on your Android also allows you to unignore any contact. Follow these simple steps to know how to do that:

  • Launch the Messenger app.
  • Now switch to the ‘Settings’ tab to see your profile.
  • Next, tap on ‘Message Requests.’

  • Next, tap on the ‘Filtered requests’ option.

  • Here, find the person you want to unignore and tap on it.

  • Finally, send a message to this person to unignore his/her chat.

That’s it. After that, you’ll find this chat in the regular chat section. You both can interact freely now onwards.

Uningore Someone on Messenger on iPhone or iPad

The Messenger app on iPhone or iPad also allows you to unignore any contact. To know what you have to do, follow these simple steps:

  • Launch the Messenger app on your iOS device.
  • Now tap on the ‘Profile icon’ present in the top left corner.

  • Next, tap on ‘Message Requests.’

  • Next, tap on the ‘Spam’ button.

  • Here, find the contact you want to unignore and tap on it.
  • Finally, send a message to this person to unignore his/her chat.

That’s it. The contact will then start appearing in the regular chat section on Messenger. You both can have a conversation whenever you wish.

How to Ignore Someone on Facebook Messenger?

You unignored a person but you quickly start regretting your decision. Now you again need to ignore that person. However, you don’t remember how to do that as Facebook Messenger has recently updated the user interface.

Facebook allows you to ignore particular contacts or groups who annoy you a lot. When you do that, you won’t receive a notification whenever they’ll message, and they will not get ‘read receipts’ if you view their messages.

I have again explained the procedure separately for both Android and iOS users.

Steps to Ignore Someone on Messenger on Android

You can easily ignore any nuisance from the Messenger app on your Android smartphone. Follow these steps in order to learn what you have to do:

Step-1: Launch the Messenger app on your smartphone. Sign in to your account if you are not already signed in.

Step-2: Now find the chat that you want to ignore. Tap and hold on this chat.

Step-3: Next, tap on the ‘Ignore chat’ option.

Step-4: Finally, confirm your choice by tapping on ‘Ignore.’

That’s it. This is how you can ignore any contact or group on Messenger.

Steps to Ignore Someone on Messenger on iOS Device

The Messenger app on iPhone or iPad also provides the very useful feature to ignore any person or group. Follow these steps in order to learn what you have to do:

Step-1: Launch the Messenger app on your iOS device. Log in to your account if you are not logged in already.

Step-2: Now find the chat that you want to ignore and tap on it.

Step-3: Next, tap on the ‘Username’ of that person present at the top of the screen.

Step-4: Find and tap on the ‘Ignore Messages’ option.

Step-5: Finally, confirm your selection by tapping on ‘Ignore.’

That’s it. This is how you can ignore any person or group on Messenger in an iOS device.

General F.A.Q about Ignoring or Unignoring Someone on Facebook Messenger

Here are some general queries that users have in mind about ignoring or unignoring someone on the Facebook Messenger. You’ll find the answers for the doubts roaming in your mind here. Or else, you can ask me directly using the comment box.

Can I still see ignored messages on Messenger?

Yes, in the Message Requests section of your app, you can easily view new messages and conversations. You can read all the news without worrying about being notified to the other party. No reading receipts Facebook sends for ignored contacts.

Can I remove ignored conversations?

Yes, the ignored conversation can quickly be deleted. Just use the ‘Gear’ icon or the icon for ‘information’ depending on the device and app used to remove the conversation thread. Nevertheless, remember that you cannot recover deleted Facebook conversations.

What are the differences between blocking and ignoring someone on Messenger?

When it comes to blocking and ignoring, there are many differences. Let’s dig at some of the significant variations.

This happens when you block someone:

  • On Facebook, you become unfriendly.
  • You can’t see or follow your profile.
  • You can’t get labelled.
  • Your profile can’t be found.
  • You would have intimate images that are marked based on anonymity.

This happens when you ignore someone:

  • You will alert your messages no more.
  • Your conversation in Messenger is no longer open.
  • You can still see and follow your profile.
  • Contacts that are ignored will even scan your face.
  • You can be labelled in photographs.
  • Overlooked connections can be seen in your tagged images.
  • You’re not unfriendly.

Will the person receive any notification when I Ignore or Unignore him/her?

No, the person will not receive any notification. You can get away with your decision without any worries.

Final Take

The ability to ignore someone on Messenger is very useful to maintain your peace of mind. However, sometimes you will need to contact that person yourself. In that situation, this is how you unignore him or her. But, when you regret your decision or want to undo it, you can ignore them back. Everything is really simple, and the other person will not get any notification.

That’s all for this post. I hope you find it helpful. Feel free to use the comment box to share your opinions about it.