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How-to iPhone SE: Manage Call Forwarding; Block / Unblock Calls & Messages

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by DustenRust, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. DustenRust

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    Enable Call Forwarding:
    1. Go to “Settings
    2. Tap “Phone” > “Call forwarding
    3. Tap the forwarding slider to turn the feature ON
    4. Tap “Forward to” and enter the phone number you want incoming calls to be forwarded to
    5. Tap the “Call forwarding” switch to ON
    Turn Off Call Forwarding:
    1. Open “Settings
    2. Tap “Phone
    3. Tap “Call forwarding
    4. Tap the slider to turn off the feature
    Turn On DND (Do Not Disturb) via Settings:
    1. Open the “Settings” menu
    2. Scroll to and tap “Do Not Disturb
    3. Tap “Scheduled” to enable DND automatically at certain time intervals
    4. Enable “Manual” to enable / disable DND manually
    5. To enable DND and allow certain calls, tap “Allow Calls From” and select the desired group
    6. By enabling “Repeated Calls”, incoming phone calls will connect only if the caller places a second call within 3 minutes of placing the first one
    Turn On Do Not Disturb via Control Center:
    1. On the lock or home screen, swipe up from the bottom
    2. From the Control Center, tap the icon depicting a moon to enable or disable DND
    Block a Phone Number / Contact:
    1. Launch “Phone” on the home screen
    2. Access “Contacts” or “Recents
    3. Tap the contact / phone number you wish to block
    4. Tap “Block this Caller” > “Block Contact
    Unblock a Phone Number / Contact:
    1. Open “Settings
    2. Tap “Phone
    3. Access “Blocked
    4. Tap “Edit” and tap the red “-“ symbol associate with the phone number / contact you want to unblock
    5. Tap “Unblock” to confirm
    Block Messages:
    1. Tap “Messages” on the home screen
    2. Select the text message / conversation thread exchanged with the contact you want to block
    3. Tap “Details” in the upper-right corner of the screen
    4. Tap the “i” (information) button
    5. Tap “Block this caller” > “Block Contact” to confirm
    Block Messages via Settings:
    1. Launch “Settings
    2. Tap “Messages
    3. Tap “Blocked” > “Add new…
    4. Select the desired contact
    Unblock Messages:
    1. Launch “Messages
    2. Select the text message / conversation thread exchanged with the number you want to unblock
    3. Tap “Details
    4. Tap “i” > “Unblock this Caller
    Unblock Messages from Settings:
    1. Open “Settings
    2. Tap “Messages” > “Blocked
    3. Tap “Edit” and press the red “-“ button associated with the phone number you want to unblock
    4. Tap “Unblock” to confirm
     



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