How to block a Number in iOS 7 and iOS 8
You can Block calls or filter messages on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in many ways. Like you can use third party apps, Also by jail braking your iPhone 4, 5s, 5c, 6, 6 plus, iPad or iPod Touch, or by using apple inbuilt settings to block unwanted numbers in iOS and iOS 8. Understanding call and message blocking on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. How to block a number on an iPhone in iOS 8 and iOS 7: how to stop someone calling you on your iPhone – block your ex on your iPhone.
If you don’t want that someone can reach you on your phone number or on FaceTime or on messages, than you can add them to your iPhone blocked.
If you are using iOS later than iOS 7 on your iPhone 4, 5s, 5c, 6, 6 plus, iPad or iPod Touch make sure that you update your iPhone to iOS 7 or iOS 8 to use this feature. This feature is also useful if you want to add a number to your iPhone block list, so that they can’t message or call you. After adding a number to iPhone block list you can still be able to call that number.
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And for your privacy, if the blocked number on your iPhone 4, 5s, 5c, 6, 6 plus, iPad or iPod Touch sends a message to your number, on their phone the message will be seen as delivered and it will not reach you on your iPhone as you have already blocked the number in your iPhone contacts.Here’s how to block numbers on an iPhone in iOS 7 and iOS 8. How to block a number on any iPhone.
If you have a phone number saved in your contact list which you want to block then you can go to settings.
Scroll down to see Phone, messages and FaceTime tab and click on any one of these three tabs.
If you have clicked on Phone tab then Go to > Calls tab.
GO to > Calls and tap on Blocked and you will see Add New tab click on it.
Select the number from your contact list and TAP on it, that number is added to your iPhone blocked list. Now the blocked contact can’t contact you on your Phone number, messages and FaceTime.
How to View, edit or remove blocked number from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
If you want to see the contacts or phone numbers that you have blocked on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using iOS or iOS 8 under Phone, messages or FaceTime settings.
Go to > Settings > Phone > Blocked. Click on edit and the red – button if you want to remove a number from your apple iPhone device.
Go to > Settings > FaceTime > Blocked. Click on edit and the red – button if you want to remove a number from your apple iPhone device.
Go to > Settings > Messages > Blocked. Click on edit and the red – button if you want to remove a number from your apple iPhone device.
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