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How to unblock a number on your phone

Many times some people keep calling and disturbing you, if you disconnect the call then they call again which makes you more upset, and similarly calls from many telemarketers or political organizations keep coming, they also leave no stone unturned in disturbing us and to avoid them you put the phone on silent or turn on flight mode but by doing this you can miss other important calls too and the best solution for this is to block that number so that the other person cannot contact you.

How to unblock a number on your phone

But then sometimes it happens that some numbers get blocked by mistake or later the mood changes and it seems that now it should be unblocked, so in such a situation we will tell you how you can unblock the blocked number. If you’ve accidentally blocked a number or changed your mind, unblocking it is easy!

Unblock numbers on Android

If you use an Android phone and want to unblock a blocked contact, then follow the steps given below, although these may vary for different models of phones.

  1. Open the built-in Phone app on your Android phone.

  2. Tap the More icon (three-dots) at the upper-right corner of your screen

  3. Tap Settings > Blocked Numbers.

  4. Tap the X next to the contact you want to unblock.

  5. Select Unblock.

Now you can receive all calls and messages from this number.

Unblock from the Recent calls menu

  1. Open the Phone app and move to the Recent tab at the bottom.

  2. Check the block icon beside such contacts and unknown numbers.

  3. Select Unblock. Confirm the same from the pop-up menu.

Unblock from your Contacts app

  1. Although Google Contacts app is available in most phones, but if you don't have it, you can download it from Google Play Store.

  2. Open the Google Contacts app.

  3. Switch to the Fix & manage tab in the lower-right corner of the screen.

  4. Under Other tools, tap Blocked numbers.

  5. Tap the red dash next to a number to unblock it.

Unblock numbers on IPhone

Here is a quick guide on how to unblock a number on your iPhone. However, these instructions are based on iOS® 11 and later versions; there will be slight variations depending on the operating system running in your iPhone.

  1. Open Settings > Phone.

  2. Tap Blocked Contacts or for earlier iOS versions, tap Call Blocking & Identification.

  3. In the Blocked Contacts list, swipe right to left across the number, then tap Unblock.

These steps will assist you in unblocking any number from your iPhone. Keep in mind that the phrasing and positioning of options may slightly change according to the specific iOS version you have.

Unblock numbers on your iPhone from the Recents menu

If you've blocked a recent caller but now wish to unblock their number, then follow these Steps

  1. Open your Phone app.

  2. Tap Recents at the bottom of your screen.

  3. Tap the “i” to the right of the number.

  4. Scroll down and tap Unblock this Caller.

Unblock a number on WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most used messaging apps, by following the steps given below you can unblock someone on WhatsApp and then you can do normal chat and calls with them

  1. Open WhatsApp and tap the three-dot menu at the top.

  2. Select Settings.

  3. Tap Privacy and select Blocked contacts.

  4. Tap Privacy and select Blocked contacts.

  5. Tap a contact and unblock the person.

So now you will be able to unblock someone very easily, whether you are an Android user or an iPhone user or even if you want to unblock someone from WhatsApp, you will be able to do it easily


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