How To Block and Unblock Mobile Numbers in iPhone When Needed

How To Block and Unblock Mobile Numbers in iPhone When Needed
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There will be times when you need to block and/or unblock mobile numbers just to have that privacy you’ve always wanted. Persistent and unwanted calls are inevitable. They will multiply and keep on haunting you for as long as they can find a way to reach and contact you. That is why, we want to share you this quick tip on how you can manage blocking or unblocking mobile numbers from your iPhone.

You can actually do block mobile numbers and even unblock them. If you are unfamiliar with the iOS or the device, filtering iMessages and unknown senders can also be done. You can also report iMessages that seems junk or spam. How? Here’s the way:

How to Block/Unblock Mobile Number in iPhone

Phone

Using your Phone app, you can block a mobile number via going to the Recents pane. Then, tap  info next to the phone number or contact that you want to block. After that, you can scroll towards the bottom of the device and you can tap the option, “Block this Caller.”

FaceTime

If you are using the Facetime app, just tap info next to the phone number or contact that you want to block. Now, go to the bottom of your screen, then tap the option “Block this Caller”.

Messages

If you want to block a mobile number using the Messages app, open the conversion. Tap info, then tap the name or phone number. Then, scroll to the bottom of the Info screen, then tap “Block this Caller.”

The implications of such is that when you block a phone number or contact, the person can still leave a voicemail, but you will never be notified and Messages will never be delivered. The contact will also not be able to get a notification, call or message that you have blocked them.

How to Block/Unblock Mobile Number in iPhone: Where Do You See Blocked Numbers?

If you want to manage blocked numbers, or if you suddenly want to unblock some contacts, here are the steps.

Phone

What you need to do is to go to Settings > Phone > Call Blocking & Identification.

FaceTime

For Facetime users, Go to Settings > FaceTime > Blocked.

Messages

For Messages, go to Settings > Messages > Blocked.

Once you are already in these screens, you can manage blocked contacts. You can either add or unblock contacts or phone numbers.

How to Block/Unblock Mobile Number in iPhone: Managing Blocked Numbers

If you want to add a contact to block:

Go to Settings > Phone > Call Blocking & Identification > Block Contact. Then, from your list, tap the contact that you want to block.

To add a contact from Messages or FaceTime:

Go to Settings > Messages or Settings > FaceTime, scroll down your screen and tap Blocked, tap Add New. Now, the only thing left to do is to select the contact that you want to block.

To unblock a contact or phone number, there is an easy way to do it! Swipe left over the number, then tap “Unblock”.

There you have it, we hope that this little guide can help you block those persistent and unwanted calls. If you are interested, you can check more of our”HOW-TO” articles.
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