If your day begins with spam phone calls, it continues its bad effect until the day ends. To block spam phone calls in iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad, you can use three different apps on your device.
There is no default solution in iOS 10 to block scam calls but there are third-party apps to block unwanted calls on iPhone. The best part of these apps is that you can block calls on iPhone without Jailbreak.
Spam calls are normally made by telemarketers, who use machines to advertise products. To prevent this irritation, you can use three apps: Callblock, Hiya, and Who called. Callblock and Who called are paid, while Hiya is free to download.
Let’s now explore each app and check how blocking calls on iPhone 6, 6s, 6s Plus and iPhone 7, 7 Plus.
How to Block Unwanted Spam Phone Calls in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad
Callblock boasts world’s biggest directory of telemarketers active in more than hundred countries. It goes without saying that the app easily blocks spam phone calls on iPhone.
Who called identifies callers and block such spam calls.
Hiya’s intelligence recognizes which calls are important to you; the app easily blocks numbers you should avoid from telemarketers, scammers, bill collectors, robocallers etc.
Install any spam phone blocking app and set up.
Since Hiya is free to download and install, users would love to explore features of this app.
Step #1: By now, you must have downloaded and installed Hiya on your iPhone. Now launch the app.
Step #2: Hiya likes to access your contacts; you need to tap on OK.
By allowing Hiya to access your contacts, you will activate Call Protection on the app, so that Hiya can identify Scam and Spam calls.
Step #3: Next, you need to choose the country you are living in and then enter your mobile number.
Step #4: Hiya will send you a unique code on your iPhone; enter this code and tap Continue.
Step #5: Now launch the Options of Hiya and tap on Block option under the sections: SCAM CALLS & SPAM CALLS. By default, Hiya has chosen ‘Allow’, and therefore, we need to make necessary changes.
Turn On Call Blocking & Identification from Settings on iPhone
Step #1: Exit from Hiya app and launch Settings app on iPhone.
Step #2: Tap on Phone from the list.
Step #3: Press on Call Blocking & Identification.
Step #4: You will find Hiya app under the section: ALLOW THESE APPS TO BLOCK CALLS AND PROVIDE CALLER ID. Toggle Hiya ON.
Now Hiya will perform her duty religiously. Sit back and relax. No spam calls on your iPhone from now onwards.