India has a huge problem with spam calls, anyone with a SIM card in India is likely to get some unsolicited calls trying to sell cards, offer personal loans, or even promise to sell if you invest in the stock market. There are extraordinary returns. If you’ve had this problem, you’ll be happy to know about a new feature in iOS 13 that lets you block all unknown callers in one fell swoop. Yes, this iOS 13 feature can mute calls from all unknown numbers. It’s an extreme option, but it might help you a if pesky telemarketers keep calling you over and over.

This option is great because it’s built into iOS. You don’t need to use any third-party apps and pay for your privacy in exchange for peace mind. According to Apple, when this setting is enabled, iOS 13 will use Siri’s intelligence to allow calls to you from numbers found in the Contacts, Mail, and Messages apps on your device – i.e. In other words, it’s the phone numbers of the people you’ve contacted that people you’ve interacted with in the past still get through, even if you don’t save their phone numbers. All other calls will be automatically sent to your voicemail.

It’s also fair to admit that this approach isn’t for everyone. For example, if you are waiting for a job offer or expecting an important call from an unknown number, this method is not for you. But if you’re unsolicited phone calls, read on.

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Before we with these steps, you should know that this feature only works on iOS 13, not on older versions iOS.

How to Block Calls from Unknown Numbers on iPhone 13

Follow these steps to learn how to block unwanted junk calls on iPhone running iOS 13:

1. Go to app on your iPhone, then go to Telephone.
2. Here, scroll down to Mute calls and block contacts.
3. Under this, enable Mute unknown callers.

By following these simple steps, all those unwanted and spam calls will be blocked.

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