How Do I Block a Caller on My iPhone?

Avoid unwanted calls on iPhone Tap Favorites, Recents, or Voicemail. Tap. next to the number or contact you want to block, scroll down, then tap Block this Caller. Tap Contacts, tap the contact you want to block, scroll down, then tap Block this Caller.

Have you been receiving calls from a specific number that you don’t want to hear from? Are telemarketers bothering you at all hours of the day and night? Fortunately, there are ways to block callers on your iPhone. In this post, we’ll show you how to do it.

Block a Recent Call

To block a recent call, go to the call icon on your iPhone and click on Recent. Find the number you want to block and click on the eye icon. At the bottom of the screen, you’ll see an option that says “Block this Caller.” Click on it to add the contact to your block list. You can also block contacts by going to your Contacts and clicking on “Block this Caller” from within the contact details.

Block a Phone Number

To block a phone number that hasn’t recently called you, you’ll need to add it to your Contacts first. Once it’s added, follow the steps above to block the caller.

Use Do Not Disturb

If you want to block all calls during specific hours, you can use the Do Not Disturb feature. Go to your iPhone’s main Settings screen and click on “Do Not Disturb.” You can turn on Do Not Disturb in general, or you can schedule specific hours for it to be active. You can also choose to allow calls from certain groups, such as Favorites or All Contacts. Additionally, you can enable the “Repeated Calls” option, which allows a call to come through if it’s made two or three times within three minutes.

Regain Peace and Quiet

Blocking calls on your iPhone can help you regain some peace and quiet. By following these simple steps, you can block callers from recent calls, contacts, or just turn off calls altogether. Do Not Disturb is a great feature if you want to block calls during specific hours, but still allow certain contacts to get through.

We hope this post was helpful in showing you how to block callers on your iPhone. If you have any other questions or topics you’d like us to cover in a future post, leave a comment below.


How do you block a number from calling you?
Enter *67 and then the number you want to block from seeing your caller ID info. Other ways to stop nuisance calls: Add your number to the free National Do Not Call Registry by calling 888.382. 1222 or going to
How do I permanently block a number on my iPhone?
For phone numbers, go to Settings >, Phone >, Blocked Contacts >, Add New. For email addresses, go to Settings >, Mail >, Blocked >, Add New. Select the contact that you want to block.
How do I block unwanted calls on my cell phone?
You can register your numbers on the national Do Not Call list at no cost by calling 1-888-382-1222 (voice) or 1-866-290-4236 (TTY). You must call from the phone number you wish to register. You can also register at