We have previously written about how to block a caller on the iPhone 5, which is a really effective way to handle unwanted calls from telemarketers. But it can get very easy to block a lot of numbers, and you may accidentally block a number from which you want to receive calls. Fortunately all of your blocked numbers are stored on a list that can be edited, allowing you to unblock a number that you had previously blocked. Continue reading below to learn how.
Unblocking a Caller on the iPhone
Note that there is one blocked call list on the iPhone, and it applies to text messages, FaceTime and phone calls. You can either block a caller from all of these apps, or none of them. With that in mind, follow the steps below to learn how to unblock a number on your iPhone.
Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the Phone option.
Step 3: Touch the Blocked button on the Calls section of the screen.
Step 4: Touch the Edit button at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 5: Touch the red dot to the left of the phone number or contact name that you want to unblock.
Step 6: Touch the Unblock button to the right of the phone number or contact name.
Step 7: Touch the Done button at the top-right corner of the screen.
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