How To Block Number On iPhone?

How To Block Number On iPhone?:

Are you getting too many calls from unknown numbers? Or nuisance calls from Firms and Companies for their promoting their products? Are you getting spam calls? Are you irritated by such frequent calls that aren’t meaningful to you? Do you want relief from such calls? Do you want to block numbers of such spam callers? And If you are wondering that how can you block number on iPhone, then don’t worry. Today I come up with an article from which you can learn How To Block Number On iPhone? I will also tell about How To Block Text Messages On iPhone? It is the same process as phone calls.

 

How To Block Number On iPhone?

 

There are many methods from which you can block number on iPhone. I will tell you best ways to block spam numbers on iPhone. I will also tell you how to block on iOS 6, 7, 8. So here it is, How To Block Number On iPhone?

How To Block Number On iPhone Running On iOS 7 Or iOS 8 (Method-1)

  • Open up your ‘Phone’ App.
  • At the bottom of the app, Click on ‘Recent’. You will see the list of callers who have called you recently.
  • Now click on ‘i’ button (with a circled around it) of a number to whom you want to block.
  • Now scroll down to bottom of the page. You will an option of ‘Block This Caller’. Click on it and confirm it.
  • That’s it. You have successfully blocked a number.

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How To Block Number On iPhone Running On iOS 7 Or iOS 8 (Method-2)

Now you can also block contacts that are already on your phone. Here is the way how to block a number that is already on your phone.

  • Go to ‘Settings’ App.
  • Scroll down and click on ‘Phone’.
  • Again scroll down and you will find an option of ‘Blocked’. Click on it.
  • This will show you the list of blocked contacts on your iPhone.
  • If you want to add a new contact to your blocked list, then click on ‘Add New’.
  • Then you will be taken to your contacts list.
  • Now select the contact to whom you want to block.
  • Click on confirm.
  • That’s it. You have successfully blocked a contact in your iPhone.

How To Unblock Number On iPhone Running On iOS 7 Or iOS 8

Have you done a mistake by blocking someone important? Or you want to unblock the number to whom you have blocked before? Or Someone is blocked by mistake? So here is the way that How to unblock a number on iPhone running iOS 7 Or iOS 8.

  • Go to ‘Settings’ App.
  • Scroll down and click on ‘Phone’.
  • Again scroll down and click on ‘Blocked’ option.
  • Now on the upper right-hand side, you will find an option of ‘Edit’. Click on it.
  • Now click on the red circle next to the number to whom you want to unblock.
  • A red button of ‘Unblock’ will appear. Click on it and confirm it to unblock.
  • That’s it. You have successfully unblocked a number on iPhone.

How To Block Number On iPhone Running On iOS 6

Do you have an iPhone which is running on iOS 6? And do you want to block number on that iPhone? Well, That is not impossible to do, But I recommend you to upgrade your iPhone to the latest iOS or at least upgrade your iPhone to iOS 7. It will be very easier to block number on iOS 7 or later. I have already explained it above. And if you can’t do it, then follow the below steps to block number on iPhone.

  • First, jailbreak that iPhone. Again, I don’t actively recommend this. I highly recommend you to upgrade your iPhone.
  • Now you need an app to do Jailbreaking. There are several, including ‘Call Bliss’ or ‘Call Blocker’. You may not find all of these apps on the Apple App Store. Even I am not going to use these blocking apps. I will recommend ‘iBlacklist’. No doubt that iBlacklist will cost you around 12.99 bucks (about Rs. 845) and offers the ability to block calls and SMS messages from specific numbers, as well as all unknown numbers. Open up Cydia > Find iBlacklist App > Pay for it and install it. Now Restart your phone.
  • iBlacklist should now appear as one of your apps. Open it up, and click ‘Blacklists’. To add a number to the blocked list, click on ‘Add New Blacklist’ and then add a number that you want to block. You can also select from your contact list, or you can manually put in a number. Once you’ve added a number, set the ‘Call’ icon to ‘On’.
  • So if you are wondering that How To Block Text Messages On iPhone?, then follow the same thing, but with the ‘Message’ icon.
  • Now you need to configure what happens when a call comes in from that blacklisted number. Click on ‘Action to be performed’ and choose an option whatever you want. Those options include sending back the engaged tone, blocking before your phone even acknowledges the call, automatically hanging up the call, sending the caller directly to voicemail. Finally, click on the blue button to save your selected options and that number is blocked now.
  • That’s it. You have successfully blocked number on your iPhone running on iOS 6.

So that’s it. I hope you understand that How to Block Number in iPhone? You will find the same information on Apple’s Official Support Page And I hope you like this article. And if you liked it, then do not forget to share it with your friends.

Thank You So Much.

Mahammad Ravani

Hi! Myself Mahammad Ravani, Founder of "Technical Talks". I am having a deep interest in Technologies. I have started this website so that I can share My Knowledge with them who are passionate to know about it.

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