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How to block anonymous calls on iPhone

How to block anonymous calls on iPhone

A lot of anonymous calls on your iPhone and have no idea how to stop them? Well, this article is for you. You need to know that there is a setting on the iPhone that allows you to block all calls from unknown numbers. Curious to know how to activate the option? Let’s go and find out together.

Yes, no third party apps or anything, you just need your iPhone. The setting is present directly inside the operating system of the iPhone, especially on iOS 13 and later. Before following the procedure, therefore, make sure that your iPhone is updated to the latest version of iOS.

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iPhone: how to block calls from strangers

Muting calls from unknown numbers on iPhone is child’s play. All that needs to be done is:

  1. From the Home screen of the device, access the settings (gray icon with gears);
  2. Locate and select the item “Telephone”;
  3. Select the item “Silence unknown numbers” to access the setting tab;
  4. Tap the switch next to “Silence unknown numbers” to activate the setting.

Thanks to this, any call from an anonymous number will not ring the phone, but will be automatically forwarded to the answering machine. Calls from people in contacts, people in recent outgoing calls, and Siri suggestions will continue to be received. Furthermore, if you change your mind about the setting, you can go back to the “Silence unknown numbers” page and deactivate it at any time.

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