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How to Block a number on iPhone

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The unwanted calls and messages is big annoying thing for everyone. Unwanted calls can be from any source, some people are fond of crank calling and that causes others to pull their hair with anger. But now to worry as there are some great ways to get rid of all such nuisance that cause you a migraine and we can easily block a number on iPhone.

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So without further ado let’s get to know how you block the numbers:

How to block numbers on iPhone

First we will start with the first option that is to block unwanted calls in the phone app

 

 

Blocking the contacts in the Phone App

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  1. Head up to the Phone app from the Home screen
  2. Tap the tab of Recent/Contacts at the bottom bar of your screen
  3. Search for the contact you want to block
  4. There will be a button of Info next to that contact, tap it
  5. By tapping it you will get the option of Block this Caller at the bottom
  6. For ensuring the action you need to tap on Block Contact

It’s really that easy and simple, now let’s move on to the next method of blocking unwanted calls.

 

 

Blocking a Number Using FaceTime

It is a video + Audio calling service of Apple, a user can use it by any iPhone. He is allowed to call anyone by using either of these devices. By FaceTime you can also block any number including address. Lets see how:

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  1. First of all you need to launch the FaceTime app by the Home screen
  2. Go to the contact you want to block
  3. Hit the Info button that will be next to it
  4. You will see the option of ‘Block this Caller’
  5. Now hit on the ‘Block Contact’ for ensuring the action

 

 

Blocking a Number in Messages

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  1. Launch the conversation
  2. Hit the info
  3. Hit the name/phone number
  4. The info screen will be there so scroll down
  5. You will see the option of Block this Caller
  6. Tap this option in order to get that number blocked

 

NOTE: The number you blocked can’t call you but they can send a voicemail to you. But in that case you won’t be able to receive any notification. It’s a done deal that the messages will not be delivered at all. The icing on the cake is that the number you have blocked will not be notified that he has been blocked.

 

 

How you can view the numbers you have blocked on iPhone 

Phone app: The number you blocked here can be viewed by:

  1. Head up to the Settings
  2. Go to Phone
  3. Now get access to ‘Call Blocking & Identification’
  4. Here you will be able to view the blocked numbers

FaceTime app: The number you blocked here can be viewed by:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Head up to Facetime
  3. Go to Blocked
  4. Here you can view the blocked number

Messages: The number you blocked here can be viewed by:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Then move on to Messages
  3. Now go Blocked
  4. View the numbers or address you have blocked

So that’s how you can block a number on iPhone and handily get rid of the unwanted calls and messages. It’s easy to apply either of the way mentioned above to block any number or address. That’s the best thing to teach a lesson to the ones who keep on crank calling!

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