You may block a contact on your iPhone 14 by opening the Phone app, navigating to the Contacts tab, choosing the contact, and then tapping Block This Caller. After that, you can confirm by clicking Block Contact.
More information about blocking iPhone contacts, including screenshots, is provided below.
See this video on how to block contacts on iPhone 14 for more details on this topic.
How to Block Contacts on an iPhone 14
The steps in this post were completed on an iPhone 14 Plus running iOS 16.5.
These processes apply to the majority of other iOS versions as well as many additional iPhone models, including the following:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
Step 1: Open the Phone app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Select the Contacts tab at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Determine which contacts to block.
Step 4: Select the option to Block This Caller
Step 5: Confirm by touching the Block Contact button.
Now that you know how to block contacts on iPhone 14, you’ll be able to better manage someone who is continually attempting to phone, text, or FaceTime you but you don’t want to communicate with them.
It’s worth noting that the iPhone includes a dedicated “Contacts” app that many users aren’t aware of.
On your first Home screen, swipe to the left to discover the Contacts icon, which should be in a Utilities section. You can access your contact list through that app if you don’t want to utilize the Phone app.
You can also block numbers that have called you but have not been registered as contacts. Simply open the Phone app, go to the Recents screen, and hit the i button to the left of the number.
You can also block that number by clicking the Block This Caller button.
Video of iPhone Contact Blocking
Summary – How to Block an Existing iPhone Contact
- Open the Phone app.
- Navigate to the Contacts tab.
- Choose the contact.
- Choose Block This Caller.
- Select Block Contact.
Receiving unwanted calls or phone numbers from people you don’t want to interact with might be inconvenient.
Apart from people you know but don’t want to communicate to, there are spammers, telemarketers, and other unwanted contacts that you receive on a regular basis.
Fortunately, you can utilize iPhone tools to prevent these criminals from using your smartphone to access you.
Hopefully, our post on how to block contacts on iPhone 14 has given you all of the information you need to start banning people on your smartphone.
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