How to Block Scam Likely Calls on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       January 26, 2021      Tutorials iPhone


You can manually block phone numbers on your iPhone, but if you find yourself getting a lot of “Scam Likely” calls on your iPhone, you can also enable a feature on your iPhone to automatically hide calls from unknown callers. After you enable the Silence Unknown Callers feature, phone calls from numbers that aren’t in your contacts will be silenced and sent to your voice mail. This is a great way to cut down on marketing and scam calls.

Here’s how to block “Scam Likely” calls on your iPhone:

  1. From your iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Phone.

    Block Scam Likely calls on your iPhone

  3. Tap Silence Unknown Callers.

    Block Scam Likely calls on your iPhone

  4. Move the Silence Unknown Callers switch to the on position to enable the feature.

    Block Scam Likely calls on your iPhone

From now on, all “Scam Likely” phone calls and calls from unknown callers will be silenced and sent directly to your voice mail. The calls will still appear in the Recents list in your Phone application.

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