On your iPhone 14, you can block a contact by opening the Phone app, going to the Contacts tab, selecting the contact, and then hitting Block This Caller. You can then confirm by selecting Block Contact.
Our explanation continues below with more information about blocking iPhone contacts, including screenshots.
For more information on this issue, see this video on how to block contacts on iPhone 14.
How to Block an iPhone 14 Contact
The instructions in this post were carried out using an iPhone 14 Plus running iOS 16.5.
These procedures are applicable to most other versions of iOS as well as many other iPhone models, including the following:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
Step 1: On your iPhone, launch the Phone app.
Step 2: At the bottom of the screen, select the Contacts tab.
Step 3: Choose which contact to block.
Step 4: Select the Block This Caller option.
Step 5: Confirm by touching Block Contact.
You’ll be able to better manage someone who is constantly attempting to phone, text, or FaceTime you, but you don’t want to interact with them now that you know how to block contacts on iPhone 14.
It’s worth noting that the iPhone has a specific “Contacts” app, which many people are unaware of.
Swipe to the left on your first Home screen to find the Contacts icon, which should be in a Utilities folder. If you don’t want to use the Phone app, you can access your contact list through that app.
You can also block numbers that have called you even if they are not saved as contacts. Simply launch the Phone app, navigate to the Recents page, and then tap the i button to the left of the number.
There is also a Block This Caller button there that you may use to block that number.
iPhone Contact Blocking Video
Summary – Blocking an Existing iPhone Contact
- Launch the Phone app.
- Go to the Contacts tab.
- Select the contact.
- Select Block This Caller.
- Choose Block Contact.
Receiving unwanted calls or phone numbers from persons with whom you do not wish to interact might be inconvenient.
Aside from people you know but don’t want to talk to, there are definitely spammers, telemarketers, and other unwelcome communications you receive on a regular basis.
Fortunately, you can use iPhone tools to prevent these people from accessing you via your device.
Hopefully, our article on how to block contacts on iPhone 14 has provided you with all of the knowledge you need to begin efficiently blocking people on your smartphone.
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