Who wants to receive spam calls? No one. Fortunately, iOS 10 allows you to block scam calls and it’s very easy to completely prevent telemarketers or robot callers from disturbing you time and again.
To avoid calls from spammers, all you need to do is install a spam call blocking app on your iPhone. Indeed, it’s become a lot easier to stop scammers from harassing you. Here is how it works!
How to Block Spam Phone Calls in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad
Following are some of the best third-party apps which excel in blocking spam calls.
Callblock: With the world’s biggest directory of telemarketers from over hundred countries, it allows you to block spam calls with ease. Callblock is available for $3.99.
Hiya: It allows you to identify the calls which you want to take and block the ones you don’t want to receive. Hiya is available for free.
Who called: It lets you block unwanted calls and even identify the caller. You can download it for $0.99.
Install Spam Phone Blocking App and Set It Up
I find Hiya very easy to use. Let’s give it a try!
Step #1. Launch App Store and download Hiya on your iPhone. Then open it.
Step #2. Next, Allow it the access to your contacts.
Step #3. Select your country and enter phone number. Then tap on Next.
Step #4. Now, you will receive a code on your iPhone which you need to enter. Tap on Continue.
Step #5. Next,open the settings preference of Hiya and configure it. Make sure to allow it to block the spam and scam calls.
Turn on Call Blocking & Identification from Settings App
Step #1. Open Settings app on your device → Phone.
Step #2. Tap on Call Blocking & Identification.
Step #3. Turn ‘on’ Hiya.
That’s all there is to it! Now, spam/scam calls will be completely blocked.