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Is there an app or any other way on an iPhone 5 to block a given caller at specified times?

Specifically, work keeps calling at all times of the day, every day. Is there a way to send their calls (and not everyone else's) to voicemail on evenings and weekends, but ring normally during working hours?

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Do Not Disturb can do that, no 3rd party app needed.

You might have to juggle a new contacts group, because it only allows to receive calls from one group at a time, or favourites - so to exclude 'work' you might need to create a new group containing 'everyone else'

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You can also toggle it manually from the Lock Screen

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  • I think this might be the easiest way. The trade-off is that WhatsApp notifications etc would be silenced too but it looks like there's no way around that. Thanks! – user137598 Jul 25 '15 at 10:12
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    With the above suggestion you also won't get calls from non-contacts. Best is to set explicit healthy boundaries with your work. – Jean-Pierre Parent Jan 31 '19 at 18:07
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    @Jean-PierreParent - Yup. The only people who can call me outside 'sensible' hours are my family. Boundaries are good. Everybody else can just wait til the morning. – Tetsujin Jan 31 '19 at 19:13

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