Blocking and unblocking a contact

Apple iPhone 5S on iOS 12.0.0

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Learn how to block or unblock a contact's phone number. This will prevent that phone number from contacting your device.

  1. Step 1/10

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is in the center.
  2. Step 2/10

    Scroll to Phone.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/10

    Tap Phone.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  4. Step 4/10

    Tap Call Blocking & Identification.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  5. Step 5/10

    Tap Block Contact.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 6/10

    Select the contact you'd like to block.

    Note: When a contact is blocked you'll no longer recieve phone calls, messages, or FaceTime from them.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/10

    To unblock a contact, tap Edit.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  8. Step 8/10

    Tap the Minus sign icon.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  9. Step 9/10

    Tap Unblock.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  10. Step 10/10
    Step 10 of 10:

    You've completed the steps!

    There are no indicators associated with this step.

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