How To Block Someone From Calling You In iOS 7

Are you getting tired from unwanted callers who keep disturbing you all the time ? This is a very common problem for many iPhone users and they have been looking for any possible way to prevent those kind of people who keep disturbing you or anyone in order to have fun. Thankfully iOS 7 is here and it comes with a great and useful features that a lot of you probably know.. One of these features is the ability to block someone from calling or texting you on your iPhone...


iOS 7 contains "Block This Caller" feature which blocks anyone you don't want him to call you on your iPhone or even texting you..

Of course users who have jailbroken devices can use a well known jailbreak tweak called iBlackList which makes the same thing in iOS 7.
So shall we start ?

How To Block Phone Calls On Your iPhone

STEP 1: From phone app, go to Recents---> Tap on Info icon next to the name or the number you want to block. 

STEP 2: Now you are on the contact info section where you can see a lot of info about him like number, name, email, website and etc.... Among the infos you can see there is a tab which says "Block this caller" 

STEP 3: Simple tap on "Block This Caller" 

The above steps can be done on any of your contacts that you have already added on your iPhone, just follow the same steps I've said above and tap on "Block This Caller". 

How To Block FaceTime Calls On Your iPhone

STEP 1: Open the FaceTime app and go to--->Recents, Tap on the info icon of the number you want to block. 

STEP 2: Now scroll down until reaching the "Block This Caller" section and tap on it. 

How to block SMS and messages sender on iPhone and iPad

Step 1: In the Messages app, select the message thread from the person you want to block.

Step 2: Tap “Contact” in the upper right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Tap the info icon directly under the Done button.

Step 4: Scroll down to the tab that reads, “Block this Caller.”

Step 5: Tap to block the contact.

Right now you know how to block SMS, Messages sender, block FaceTime Calls and finally the default calls from anyone.

Now what if you want to remove a blocked someone and add him to the whitelist ? This is a very important question that you should ask it to yourself. 

Now I am going to show you how to quickly find out who you blocked from calling and texting you. 

How to find out who you blocked from calling or texting you

Step 1: Go to Settings > Phone/Messages/Facetime > Blocked
Step 2: Tap “Edit” in the upper right corner.
Step 3: Tap the red delete icon next to the name of the person you want to unblock.
Step 4: Tap “Unblock” when it appears next to the name.

In order to unblock a contact, follow the following steps: 

Step 1: Go to the Phone or FaceTime app “Contacts” tab and select the contact you wish to unblock.
Step 2: Scroll down to the tab that reads, “Unblock this Caller.”
Step 3: Tap to unblock the contact.
I know that a lot of you know this old tip, but a lot of users kept asking me to post this tip as a lot of people didn't know it.. So I hope you find this little and humble tip useful for you...

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