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How to Block Calls and Messages on iOS Device

It is unavoidable that we will receive some sales call or advertisement messages which disturbed our life from time to time. Today, I will show you how to block calls and messages on iPhone to keep these spam calls and messages away from you. The article will be divided into 2 parts. The first part will be the steps to block calls on iPhone and the second part will be messages.

Part 1. Block Calls on iPhone
Part 2. Block Messages on iPhone

Part 1. Block Calls on iPhone

Step 1. Choose Phone Numbers to Block
First of all, tap on the “Phone” app. Then, you can tap on “Recents” from the bottom of the interface. Then, choose a phone number that you want to block and click on the “i” icon next to it, you will see the detail setting list in the next screen.

choose-phone-numbers-to-block

Step 2. Block Calls with Your iPhone
Scroll down from the setting list and you will see an option named “Block this Caller“. Tap on it and a pop-up window will pop up and saying that you won’t receive phone calls, messages and FaceTime from people on the blocked list. Tap on “Block Contacts” and then move on.

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Step 3. Check Blocked Number on Your iPhone
You can also check block numbers by going to “Settings” > “Phone” > “Blocked” and the phone numbers that were blocked on your iPhone will be shown in the interface. You can tap on “Add New…” to keep on blocking phone numbers on your iPhone.

check-blocked-phone-numbers

Note: After you check the block phone numbers, you are also allowed to move the contacts back to your contact list. What you need to do is just to tap “Edit” on the top-right corner of the interface. Tap on the red “” icon and choose “Unblock” to unblock the phone number.
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Part 2. Block Messages on iPhone

Step 1. Block Text Messages on iPhone
To block Messages on iPhone, you can go to “Settings” > “Messages” > scroll down to find “Blocked“.

choose-blocked-in-settings-list

Tap on “Add New…” to add the phone number you want to block text messages from.

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Step 2. Unblock Text Messages on iPhone
To unblock text messages on iPhone, you just need to tap on “Edit” > red “” icon > “Unblock” > “Done” as we did to unblock calls on iPhone in Part 1.

unblock-messages-on-iphone

With quite simple steps, you can block calls and messages on iPhone and keep your world peaceful without being disturbed.

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