One way to stop unwanted calls and texts on your iPhone 15 is to block specific phone numbers. The block feature prevents any calls, or messages attempts from the blocked number. Here is how to easily block a number on the iPhone 15.
Block Directly from Phone App
1. Open the Phone app and select the Recents tab.
2. Tap the blue info icon next to the phone number you want to block.
3. On the next screen, scroll down and tap Block this Caller, and confirm you want to block it.
Block from Messages App
1. Open the Messages app and select the relevant message thread.
2. Tap the name, number, or profile pic at the top and select Info.
3. Scroll down on the next page and choose Block this Caller, and confirm you want to block it.
How to Unblock a Phone Number on iPhone 15
If you previously blocked a phone number on your iPhone 15 but now want to unblock it, the process is simple and straightforward. Here are the steps to unblock and start receiving calls and messages from a number again on your iPhone 15.
From Blocked Contacts List
1. Go to Settings > Phone on your iPhone 15.
2. Select Blocked Contacts, and tap Edit at the top-right corner.
3. Tap the Red minus sign next to the phone number you want to unblock, and then tap Unblock.
From Recents in Phone App
1. Open the Phone app and select Recents.
2. Tap the info icon next to the blocked number.
3. Scroll down and tap Unblock this Caller.
From Message Threads
1. Open the Messages app and tap a thread with a blocked number.
2. Tap the name/number at the top and select Info.
3. Choose Unblock this Caller on the next screen.
Once unblocked, the number will be removed from your Blocked Contacts list and you’ll be able to receive communication from them again.