Top 3 ways you can block a contact on Apple’s iPhone

Blocking a contact can be a great way to protect your privacy.

Blocking a phone number will prevent you from receiving messages, calls or FaceTime calls coming from that number. The phone number of the blocked person will no longer appear in the Phone app. If they attempt to contact you by text, it will go through, but not in your inbox. You won’t notice that any contact blocked by your iPhone tried to reach you.

There are many methods to block contacts on your iPhone. These are the top three ways to block contacts on an Apple iPhone.

How do you block an iPhone contact?

Step 1. Open the Phone App on your iPhone. Step 2: Click the Contacts tab.

Step 3: Type the name of your contact to be blocked in the search box above.

Step 3: Next, tap on the contact you wish to block.

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the Contact Details page, and click the “Block This Caller” option.

Step 5: Click the “Block Contact” button to confirm your choice.

How to Block a Number in iPhone’s Phone App

Step 1: Start the Phone App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Next, tap the Favourites tab or the Recents tab.

Step 3: Next, click the “i” icon beside the number you wish to block.

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom, then click the “Block This Caller” option.

Step 5: Click the “Block Contact” button to confirm your choice.

How to Block a Number in iPhone’s iMessages App

Step 1: Start the iMessages App on Your iPhone.

Step 2: Next, tap on the message from the contact you wish to block.

Step 3: Next, tap on the profile picture of the contact you wish to remove.

Step 4: Next, tap on the “Info” option.

Step 5: Next, tap on the “Block this Caller” button.

Step 6: Click the “Block Contact” button to confirm your choice.

Faqs

To add a contact from Phone, go to Settings > Phone > Blocked Contacts scroll to the bottom of the screen, then tap Add New. Then tap the contact you want to block. To add a contact from Messages or FaceTime, go to Settings > Messages or Settings > FaceTime, tap Blocked Contacts.04-Jan-2021

You can also funnel text messages from numbers that are not in your contacts to a separate list. Go to Settings > Messages and turn on Filter Unknown Senders. To block a number that called you, open the Phone app and tap Recent. Find the number and tap the Info icon (it looks like a lowercase letter ā€iā€ in a circle).

– Open the Phone app.
– Go into the Contacts tab.
– Find the contact you want to block and tap on it.
– Hit the three-dot menu button.
– Select Block numbers.
– Select whether you want to report the number(s) as spam or not.
– Confirm by hitting Block.

– Go to Settings and tap Do Not Disturb.
– Enable the Do Not Disturb. Below this is the following notification:
– Tap Allow Calls From, and check All Contacts. This will effectively block all calls from unknown callers or numbers NOT in your Contact list.

– Tap Favorites, Recents, or Voicemail. Tap. next to the number or contact you want to block, scroll down, then tap Block this Caller.
– Tap Contacts, tap the contact you want to block, scroll down, then tap Block this Caller.

Conclusion

Blocking a contact can be a great way to protect your privacy. Blocking a phone number will prevent you from receiving messages, calls or FaceTime calls coming from that number. The phone number of the blocked person will no longer appear in the Phone app. If they attempt to contact you by text