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How to block callers starting from a certain number? [duplicate]

Recently I got spam calls starting from a certain number, like 02072******. Is it possible for me to block all callers starting from 02072?
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Full remote access and control of iPhone from Mac, other iphone or other device without icloud

I'm aware that there are some screen sharing apps like TeamViewer and Zoho Assist. However, what I'm looking for is a way to fully control/interact with the iPhone remotely as if I'm there physically, ...
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I want to call someone but this keeps appearing. Im so confused. I only have one apple id that i used to everything

I included a screenshot. I hope someone can help. Im no techie sorry.
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Syncing calls and text from an old phone device to iphone live

Syncing calls and text from an old phone device to iPhone live Context: So I've got two sims: one which has a good data plan, and one which has a good texts/calls plan (i.e. on the first sim, I can'...
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iPhone calls are way too loud

Some people I call via iPhone 7 (iOS 14.4.1) are just way too loud. I turn the volume all the way down and it is still very loud. When I search online, all suggestions are for making it louder or for ...
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Grayed Out "Audio" & "Video" call buttons on Facetime

Someone asked this question a year ago and got zero answers: I open Facetime, which I used last week with no problem for a video call, but today the camera opens, I see myself, I see my list of ...
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Can I make/receive calls on a MacBook if connected to same iPhone's personal hotspot

My MacBook pro is connected to my iPhone's personal hotspot. I am not able to make/receive cellular calls on my MacBook, is that a limitation that I have to be on the same network applies to it should ...
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How can I tell how long a missed call attempted to ring for?

Sometimes autodialers call many numbers at the same time and direct the person (often a scammer or marketer) on the other end to whoever answers first. For this reason, I sometimes get missed calls ...
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Making an outgoing call from my Macbook on my iPhone, I can't hear a ring tone or busy tone

I've configured my iPhone and Macbook so I can make an audio call from my Macbook using my iPhone, as explained in Make and receive calls on your Mac, iPad, or iPod touch. When initiating an outgoing ...
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Use macbook air as bluetooth handset for calling on android

I want to use mac's mic and speaker for calls on my android phone. I've tried handsfree2, but it doesn't work anymore. Airdroid also removed this feature. Is there any app for mac/android to achieve ...
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How to remove friend's HomePod from audio selection during phone calls?

I do not see it in Bluetooth devices. It is not manageable in the Home app. It's surprising how much of annoyance an extra click to get speakerphone is. Example below (NIST time of day phone number).
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How can I reduce media playback volume while on a call?

How do I mute my media while on a phone call? I’d like to watch videos while I’m on the phone, but they are so loud, I can’t hear the person on the other end, and if I simply turn the volume down, it ...
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App to stop ex calling outside of court ordered hour

I have an abusive ex and we have a contact order for the children which allows him to call between 6.30-7.30 each day. However he continues to call all hours of the day and night. Is there an app to ...
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Phone calls immediately hang up - unless headphones are connected

Since updating to iOS 14.3 on my iPhone 7, incoming and outgoing phone calls immediately hang up with the error message below unless I have any Bluetooth headset connected. Everything works fine with ...
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Application to control phone call volume independently from main volume

Simply put, if I accept/receive a phone call or FaceTime audio phone call, then I prefer the volume to be louder than what it usually is at. This does not sound problematic. Why not just adjust the ...
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Unable to place call from Mac using iPhone

I have a Mac and and an iPhone. I want to make phone calls to my saved contacts from the Contacts app on my Mac without picking up my iPhone. But when I click on the call icon in the Contacts app, ...
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How to select iPhone audio device before placing a call?

Question How can I select a specific audio device before placing a call on my iPhone, without setting a new default device? Background During a call, I can route the audio to several different devices ...
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How do I disable the redirect to Skype when I click "call via iPhone" in safari?

I installed Skype because I need it and it auto-routes the click to call function to Skype now on my MacBook (Catalina 10.15.6). How do I disable the routing to Skype?
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I can’t hear anyone and they can’t hear me iPhone 6 [closed]

My phone won’t let me enable speaker and no one can hear me and I can’t hear anyone else anyone know why? I’m not connected to Bluetooth and the speaker phone has a different colour basically saying u ...
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How to make and receive calls in MBP via bluetooth?

I used to use the HandsFree 2 app. It worked perfectly and it even recorded calls, incredibly useful. But now in Catalina it crashes and it seems is discontinued. What it did, which would be perfect ...
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UNKNOWN NAME Showing up instead of actual phone number

When receiving a phone call from a number not listed in my Contacts, the name displays as "UNKNOWN NAME" rather than simply showing the number initiating the call. I'm pretty sure this hasn't always ...
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Only mic or speaker works on Google hangouts meet, both not working simultaneously

I am using Google Hangouts Meet on iphone 5. It was working well. Suddenly an issue happened. When I click on sound symbol on top of meet screen, two options pop out: iPhone and speaker. When I select ...
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Automatic call audio routing still asking for device

I have recently purchased new airpods and they were working good, but yesterday I think I didn't pair them properly and tried to make a phone call. Since then everytime I try to make a phone call even ...
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Is there any iphone call history downloader for windows which actually works?

Does anyone know an app (or procedure) that WORKs, to export the 4 months of iphone call logs, that everyone has been saying since 2016, is saved in iCloud? Google is jammed with pages which say they ...
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How to completely silence the other party in a call on iOS

Is there a way to completely silence the person on the other end of the call in iOS? It appears that lowering the volume while a call is in progress doesn't silence the speaker completely, unlike ...
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Phone calls on iPhone doesn't ring on Bluetooth headphones

I recently started using Bluetooth headphones. Today I received my first phone call since I started using the Bluetooth headphones, and to my surprise my iPhone rang out loud instead of playing the ...
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People can't hear me after about 5 minutes on my iphone6

After 5 to 10 minutes into a phone call the person I am talking to can no longer hear me but I can still hear them. I call back and it works fine for a few minutes. In every other respect the phone ...
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How do I block all calls from outside my contacts and play them a recording with instructions to text me instead?

I get about 5 robocalls a day in spite of using robocall blocker apps. They use a blacklist of caller numbers that is useless because robocallers always just spoof a random number. The only solution ...
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iPhone: list of calls of a contact

On iPhone, how can I see the list of calls (incoming and outgoing) with a certain contact? Tapping the last call in the call history only shows the last (sometimes two or three last) call(s). iPhone ...
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Is there a way to block all incoming phone calls except in your area code?

I want to block all incoming calls on my iPhone that are not from my area code so that I will not receive any unsolicited calls from out of state, particularly related to my resume. I read that one ...
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Can the HomePod be used for VoIP calls?

Apple mentions that the HomePod can be used for regular phone calls, but would that also work for third party VoIP apps like Skype, WhatsApp etc.? If this is implemented anything like handoff/...
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iPhone makes calls on its own

My wife's iPhone went crazy over the past week. There is a large number of calls to and from Romania in it's call log (5-10 a day). These include outgoing, incoming and missed calls (all of which ...
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How to use Shortcuts on my iPhone to call in to conferences?

I have to attend a lot of conference meetings and each of these meetings uses their own conference id or conference number. Usually I call a number and wait for the automated voice to enter the ...
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How to allow Siri to call only specific persons

I use Siri to call some fixed persons(e.g. family), but sometimes Siri calls to wrong person. I don't need to call with Siri for other people. Is it possible to create whitelist or blacklist to call ...
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How to remove my Mac from iPhone call audio routing list?

When I'm making a phone call with my iPhone, under the audio button typically I can toggle between phone and speakerphone. But recently a third option appeared, which claims to route the call to my ...
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My iPhone XR keeps making emergency calls without any interaction from me

This is really weird: three times within the past week, my iPhone XR has called my mother-in-law via the Emergency Call feature, without any apparent interaction from me. Each time this has happened, ...
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iPhone SE occasionally won't receive calls, I get missed call notification instead

At first I didn't think that was such a big problem, because it happened only every now and then, but now it's becoming frustrating, because I missed some important calls because of it. Long story ...
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To understand working of Cellular iPad+iPhone and number of sim cards required

I am totally confused by iPad Cellular calling features. If I put a sim card in iPad cellular, how do I make or receive calls in iPad since, there is no default dial app in iPad. Case 1: 1 sim card: ...
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How does call blocking app work with conditional call forwarding?

I'm at the initial stages of researching the development of my own call blocking mechanism for iOS. The goal is to develop a spam blocking app and infrastructure that delivers on some features that ...
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iPhone: Cannot call or send SMS to a specific DDI/DID number

At some point (perhaps after an upgrade), one particular iPhone stopped being able to voice call or send SMS to another number using PSTN. Functionality was OK using data, it affected only dialling ...
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Auto-Accept Facetime Calls in Mojave

As in this previous question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/49120467/facetime-autoacceptinvites I want to use my mac to look at the state of my home from time to time (particularly to see ...
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Is there an app that allows an iPhone-to-iPhone local network call with shared music?

My wife and I started going to a gym recently. We each have our own separate workouts and we listen to music through our earbuds. We realized though that this has reduced our evening chat time, so I ...
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macOS shows missed call notification when answering from iPhone

When someone calls me, both my iPhone and MacBook ring. I always end up answering from my iPhone because people can't hear me when using the Mac. The problem is, when I get back to the Mac, it shows ...
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How can I access call history that no longer shows up on my phone?

I understand that the call log on the iPhone only holds 100 calls.I missed a call a few weeks ago and I know the approximate date and time I received it. Scrolling through the call log on the iPhone I ...
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With Apple Watch 4, can I make phone calls without an iPhone?

I'd like to use Apple Watch Series 4 as a standalone device to make phone calls. On an Apple Watch Series 4 Cellular, can I make a phone call via cellular network without my iPhone, which I'd like to ...
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How to configure default phone call app on Mac

Skype for Business has been my Mac's default phone call app ever since I installed it. Is there a way to switch to FaceTime—or better yet, handoff to iPhone? When I place calls from my iPhone, I can ...
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How do I block callers from leaving voicemails?

A scammer has been harassing me for several days, being rude and making fraudulent claims. How can I stop them from calling me?
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Apple Airpods - Android - When using for calls, does sound come through both Airpods, or just one?

When using Airpods on an Android device (I am specifically using a Google Pixel 2), does sound come through both of the Airpods when making/receiving calls? Or, does only one of the Airpods play sound ...
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How to disable phone calls and text messages in iOS / on iPhone?

I don‘t use mobile phone call and text messaging any longer but I need to keep cellular data / internet running since FaceTime, WhatsApp replace sms and cellular calls with better quality. To ...
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iPhone keeps losing signal right after picking up a call

We have an old iPhone 5 at work that is used as a general incoming-calls phone. It’s used for very little other than just making and receiving calls. In general, its reception has always been good ...