Introduction: Background Information on the Problem
Many people enjoy playing with their friends or family on the PS4. However, they may not know that it is possible to block other players who might be a nuisance. This is to avoid having people in the way during a game that is exciting and fun. There are circumstances when you do need blocking such as cheating and trolling in general. The main thing here is to unblock someone on the PS4. It may be possible that you have blocked your friends or relatives unknowingly but did not know how to unblock them. This is an article that gives you all the information you need on how to do so.
There are instances when it makes no sense at all for you to block someone on the PS4. Someone might be a friend of yours and actually not bother anyone else. The same applies if someone is a jerk or a troll. You are wasting your time if you have blocked such players. You need to remember that PS4 is all about gaming and having fun. The PS4 was made for the people who wants to have a good time even with friends or family members. You may be having a very important conversation with someone else in the chat, but at the same time you are playing with that same person. You might not realize it but your friend or relative is indeed playing. If you can listen to what they are saying as well as join in on their games then there is no reason why you should block them.
Steps for How to Unblock Someone
Step 1: Search for words in the console You can search for words such as Block and Unblock or by the user ID, nickname, or user name. If you are searching by name, enter their name into the search bar. Do not add a space between the name and the search bar.
Step 2: Find the person you want to unblock Find the user you want to unblock. You can do this by using their user name or ID number. If you do not know their number, look for the username in a comment or on their profile.
Step 3: Select block user Click on “Block” under their information. This will pop up a message saying “Are you sure?” Select “Yes” to unblock them.
Step 4: Select unblock user Click on “Unblock” under their information. This will pop up a message saying “Are you sure?” Select “Yes” to allow them to message you.
Conclusion: What Should I Do if I’m Blocked by a Friend?
If you have been blocked by a friend, don’t worry. You can simply log into your account, go to the Recent players tab and click on the ‘Unblock’ button. However, if you are searching for how to unblock someone on PS4 who is not in your friends list then you will need to search by their name. Some users do not know that they have been blocked either or have forgotten to unblock someone. This can happen as you are playing a game, watching a movie, or doing something that takes your time and concentration away from something else. Usually, when you are being blocked by someone, it is something in your personality or attitude. For example, if a friend of yours is jealous of the attention you give another person then he/she may be blocking you. Or maybe it is something that you have said or done and if you realize this, you should apologize and unblock the person.