How to block unblock calls, messages and FaceTime in iOS 7
Before the introduction of iOS 7, blocking a contact was a very hectic task. Users had to use third-party applications from the App Store or Jailbreak Store. But with the arrival of iOS 7, things have become much easier; users can block or unblock contacts, calls, messages, or FaceTime calls from anyone. So, with this feature, there will be no more annoying calls or messages from sales agents or annoying friends or family. The blocking feature is directly integrated into iOS 7, so it has become not only easier but also very useful for any user. Follow this guide to Block calls, messages or FaceTime calls from someone.
How to block a contact?
There are different ways to block a contact. You can block it from the Settings, Messages, or Phone application in iOS 7. The method that is used in addition to the Settings application has the advantage that you do not need to add the contact. We have discussed all these methods separately.
- Block someone using the contact application:
If you have already added the person to your contact list, you can use this method to block phone calls, messages or FaceTime calls.
- Go to the home screen and touch “Settings”
Thats it! The contact will not be able to call, send messages or make FaceTime calls.
- Block someone through the phone application:
If you receive many calls from a telemarketer or an annoying friend, you can use this method to block their contact.
- Touch the “Phone” application.
- From the recent calls list, touch the “I” button.
- Block someone through the Messages application:
For people with holistic messages, this is the most suitable method. If you receive too many messages from different telemarketing companies, use this method to block the contacts.
- Open the “Messages” application and click on the thread of the person you want to block.
- Touch “Contact” in the upper right corner.
How to unlock a contact?
With the iOS 7, you can lock and unlock any contact without any problem. If you have deliberately or inadvertently added someone to your block list, but decide to remove them from the block list, you can simply unblock them using the following methods. Unblocking someone via settings: The best method for unblocking someone is to use the settings application because it allows you to unblock the specific contact or emails of the blocked contact.
- Go to “Settings”, scroll down and tap “Phone”
- Click on “Blocked”
- Touch the “Edit” button in the right-hand corner of the tap.
>Conclusion: iOS 7 has been heavily modified since the release of iOS 2.0, all we can say is that iOS 7 is really an operating system that kills Jailbreak. The lock or unlock function in iOS 7 is quite easy and is just a few touches away. This does not require any rockets as any new iOS user can block or unblock contact with the simple methods mentioned above.