Do you ever get unwanted calls or texts from telemarketers, spammers, or even ex-partners? If so, you're not alone. Millions of people are bombarded with unwanted calls and texts every day.
The good news is that there are a few things you can do to block unwanted calls and texts on your refurbished iPhone. Here are a few tips:
1. Use the Silence Unknown Callers feature
One of the easiest ways to block unwanted calls on your iPhone is to use the Silence Unknown Callers feature. This feature will automatically send unknown callers straight to voicemail. To enable this feature, go to Settings > Phone > Silence Unknown Callers and toggle the switch on.
2. Add unwanted numbers to your Blocked Contacts list
If you know the phone number of an unwanted caller, you can add it to your Blocked Contacts list. To do this, open the Phone app and tap on the Recents tab. Scroll down to the unwanted call and tap on the i icon next to the phone number. Tap Block this Caller and then tap Block Contact to confirm.
3. Use a third-party call blocking app
There are a number of third-party call blocking apps available in the App Store. These apps can help you to block unwanted calls and texts from a variety of sources. Some of the most popular call blocking apps include Truecaller, Mr. Number, and Call Protect.
4. Report spam calls to your carrier
If you receive a spam call, you can report it to your carrier. This will help them to track down the source of the call and take action against it. To report a spam call to your carrier, open the Phone app and tap on the Recents tab. Scroll down to the spam call and tap on the i icon next to the phone number. Tap Report Junk and then follow the instructions on the screen.
By following these tips, you can help to reduce the number of unwanted calls and texts you receive on your iPhone.