How do I block numbers from calling and texting me on my iPhone?

All iPhones have a native number blocking feature. This means that you can block numbers from calling and texting you through the Phone app and Messages app on your iPhone. Please note that calls from blocked numbers will go straight to voicemail and text messages from blocked numbers will go undelivered.

Follow these steps to block a number from calling you:

  • Open the Phone app
  • Tap Recents
  • Tap on the circle “i” icon next to the phone number you want to block
  • At the bottom of your screen, tap Block this Caller
  • Then tap Block Contact

Follow these steps to block a number from texting you:

  • Open the Messages app
  • Open the conversation with the person you want to block
  • Tap on the contact at the top of the conversation
  • Then tap info
  • Tap on the contacts phone number to open their contact card
  • At the bottom of your screen, tap Block this Caller
  • Then tap Block Contact

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