DELETE /2/users/:source_user_id/blocking/:target_user_id

Allows a user or authenticated user ID to unblock another user.

The request succeeds with no action when the user sends a request to a user they're not blocking or have already unblocked.

Endpoint URL

Authentication and rate limits

Authentication methods
supported by this endpoint

OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code with PKCE

Rate limit

User rate limit (OAuth 2.0 user Access Token): 50 requests per 15-minute window per each authenticated user

OAuth 2.0 scopes required by this endpoint


Learn more about OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code with PKCE

Path parameters

stringThe user ID who you would like to initiate an unblock on behalf of. The user’s ID must correspond to the user ID of the authenticating user, meaning that you must pass the Access Tokens associated with the user ID when authenticating your request.
stringThe user ID of the user that you would like the source_user_id to unblock.

Example requests

      curl -X DELETE -H "Authorization: Bearer $ACCESS_TOKEN"
      twurl -X DELETE /2/users/2244994945/blocking/6253282


Example responses

  "data": {
    "blocking": false

Response fields

blockingbooleanIndicates whether the user is blocking the specified user as a result of this request. The returned value is false for a successful unblock request.