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    How to block unknown or hidden incoming calls on iPhone?

    Tired of receiving calls from unknown, hidden or unwanted numbers on your iPhone? Here is a simple and complete little tutorial to allow you to block them by default.

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    You have a iPhone, are on one or more mailing lists, and you constantly receive incoming calls from hidden or unknown numbers ? Rest assured. There are several simple solutions to bypass or block them on iOS, Apple's smartphone operating system.

    Block an anonymous call on iPhone

    Here is the procedure for block unknown call on iPhone. However, this process requires doing it for each call you have already received. This will prevent the unwanted number from reaching you in the future. Here is how to do it.

    • Open the Phone app on your iPhone
    • Press the "i" button circled in blue and located to the right of the incoming number you want to block
    • Select Block this correspondent.

    Silence incoming calls from strangers by default

    You can, if you wish, silence stranger calls by default. Here is the procedure.

    • Go to the Settings app on your iPhone
    • Go to Phone
    • Go to Silent Stranger Calls
    • Activate the option.

    More ways to block unwanted calls on iPhone

    While the functionality to block unknown numbers remains limited on iOS, there are third-party apps and other solutions to help. Here they are. You can :

    • Use the service of the Ministry of the Economy, Industry and Digital Bloctel 
    • Use the third-party Truecaller app available for free from the App Store.

    That's it for this tutorial. Find another tutorial dedicated to the iPhone: how to unlock your iPhone with a mask and Face ID?

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