How to Block Unwanted Spam Phone Calls in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

If your day begins with spam phone calls, it continues its bad effect until the day ends. To block spam calls on iPhone or iPad in iOS 10, 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 to block spam calls on iPhone 6/6s Plus and iPhone 7/7 Plus.

How to Block Unwanted Spam Phone Calls in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

First off, download and install Callblock, Who called, and Hiya on your iOS device.

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.

Open Hiya App

Step #2: Hiya likes to access your contacts; you need to tap on OK.

Tap on Ok to access Contacts

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.

Select Your Country and Enter Number

Step #4: Hiya will send you a unique code on your iPhone; enter this code and tap Continue.

Enter the verification code

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.

Slect Block Spam Calls from Options Menu

Turn On Call Blocking & Identification from Settings on iPhone

Step #1: Exit from Hiya app and launch Settings app on iPhone.

Tap on Settings

Step #2: Tap on Phone from the list.

Tap on Phone Options from Settings

Step #3: Press on Call Blocking & Identification.

Tap on Call Blocking and Identification

Step #4: You will find Hiya app under the section: ALLOW THESE APPS TO BLOCK CALLS AND PROVIDE CALLER ID. Toggle Hiya ON.

Toggle on Hiya

Now Hiya will perform her duty religiously. Sit back and relax. No spam calls on your iPhone from now onwards.

Are you using any other app to block calls on iPhone or iPad? You can also block contacts, FaceTime calls and Messages on iPhone or iPad. Share your feedback with us on FacebookTwitter and Google Plus.

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