How to unblock a number on iPhone

How to unblock a number on iPhone

Are you puzzled about how to unblock a number on iPhone? Scroll below to gain this piece of information.

Did you block someone being they were pissing you off but it’s been ages and want to reverse the process? The steps are quite simple so let’s get right to it!

How to unblock a number on iPhone

All the process applies to iOS 11 and iOS 12.

Step 1: Launch Settings on the iPhone and tap on the Phone. iPad users can go to Settings and click on FaceTime.

Step 2: Now tap on Blocking & Identification.

Step 3: This segment will show you the list of all the numbers that you have blocked over time.

Step 4: Now, choose a number that you want to unblock and swipe right to left.

Step 5: Click on Unblock. The selected contact will now be able to call you and send text messages.

Unblock those in your Contacts List

If you want to unblock someone that is already in your Contacts list, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Go to Contacts.

Step 2: Select the contact that you had blocked and now want to unblock.

Step 3: Scroll to that person’s contact information.

Step 4: Tap on Unblock this Caller.

Unblock those who Text you

If you have blocked someone so that they wouldn’t text you, unblocking them from Messages if the only option.

How to unblock a number on iPhone

Step 1: Go to Settings on your iPhone.

Step 2: Click on Messages.

Step 3: Scroll down till you find Blocked.

Step 4: Tap on it and select the number you want to unblock.

Step 5: Now, swipe right to left on the number.

Step 6: Tap on Unblock.


How to unblock a number on an iPhone or iPad?

To unblock a number on your iPhone or iPad, launch Settings and click on Phone. If you are using an iPad, click on Settings, and select FaceTime. Tap on Call Blocking & Identification. You will see a list of all the blocked numbers, known as Blocked Contacts list. Swipe right to left across the number and then click on Unblock.

What happens when you unblock someone on iPhone?

When you unblock someone on iPhone, they can send you text messages in the form of SMS, MMS, and iMessage. They will also be able to call you. In short, it will be the same scenario before you had blocked them.

Do iMessages come after unblocking?

The messages (SMS, MMS, iMessage) that the blocked person had sent you while he/she was blocked won’t go through when they are unblocked.


This is how to unblock a number on iPhone. Although blocking and unblocking are fairly simple processes, mending the relationships could be hard.

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