How to Block Callers on an iPhone

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You can now natively block people from contacting you on your iPhone. This will block all calls, texts, and facetime requests. There are two methods for accomplishing this.

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To block someone who isn't a contact
  • Go to your recent calls list.
  • Click the information (i) bubble next to the number or contact who called you.
  • Scroll to the bottom and click Block this caller.

For a more detailed walkthrough of this, check out our comprehensive guide on blocking iPhone calls.

To block a contact
  • Navigate to Settings > Phone > Blocked Contacts.
  • Select Add New.
  • Choose a contact to block.
Remove your iPhone's SIM card easily!
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Whether you've bought a new iPhone and need to switch out your SIM cards, got a new SIM card for your iPhone, or are doing some much-needed troubleshooting due to recent cellular service issues, you will need to be able to remove your SIM card. Unfortunately, removing a SIM can be tricky at times, especially if you have never removed your SIM card or don't consider yourself very tech-savvy. Don't be intimidated by the SIM removal process, I promise it is easier than it looks. All you need to properly remove your SIM card is your iPhone and a SIM removal tool. Every time you buy an iPhone it comes with a SIM removal tool, which looks a lot like a paperclip. A lot of iPhone users accidentally throw out this handy tool. If you no longer have a SIM removal tool, use a paperclip or the back of an earring. Do not try using anything sharp or easily breakable. Now that you have everything you need to remove your SIM card, let's get started!