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.
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Sometimes, when you are busy or out and about and your iPhone starts ringing, you don't want to pick it up, but you know it might be so-and-so with that important call you've been waiting on.