There are many great features in the iPhone smartphones, such as Face ID, TrueDepth Camera, and Crash Detection. There is also a blocking option available on iPhone devices to block messages and phone numbers. This option gives the user peace of mind from the telemarketers.
This post will elaborate on what happens when you block or unblock a number on iPhone.
What is Blocking a Number?
When we block someone’s number on the device, it will prevent us from receiving text messages and calls from that number. Unusually, we often block spam messages and telemarketers’ numbers on our devices.
What Happens When We Unblock Any Number on iPhone?
When we mistakenly block an important phone number and then want to unblock that number, we can do so easily from the settings of the device. So, after unblocking the number, we cannot access the messages sent since the number was blocked on iPhone. Unblocking the number allows us to receive Facetime requests/messages and calls.
Can Data Recovery Software Recover Those Messages?
Many online advertisements related to recovery software claims they will recover the lost data of iPhone and Android smartphones, but there’s nothing like that because the blocked text messages are never stored in the iPhone storage. So this software cannot be able to recover lost text messages.
How to Block/Unblock a Carrier Number on an iPhone Device?
To block or unblock the phone number on the iPhone devices, follow the steps mentioned below:
To Block the Phone Number in iPhone Device:
- First, find the number that we want to block in the Phone log and massaging app.
- Then, click on the “Info” icon on the right side of the phone number:
- After that, scroll down and click on the “Block this Caller” option.
- Finally, click the “Block Contact” option.
These steps will block the phone number in the iPhone device.
To Unblock the Phone Number in iPhone Device:
- First, navigate to “settings” and then tap on the “Phone” option.
- Then, tap on the “Blocked Contacts” option.
- Now, hit the “Edit” option and then select the number that we want to unblock.
- Finally, tap on the “Unblock” option:
These steps will unblock the phone number in the iPhone devices.
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Blocking phone numbers will prevent us from receiving calls and text messages from those numbers. When unblocking someone’s phone on an iPhone, the text messages received from that number cannot be recovered. This blog has provided all the details of the “block/unblock a number on iPhone”