When the phone is locked (the screen is off)
On iOS 6, it show slide to answer and a little phone, that, when you slide it up, shows more options, such as accept / decline and more options.
On iOS 5, it only shows slide to answer. Like Mark said, tap the power button once to silence the call, twice to reject it.
When the phone is in use (screen on, ...
Coming in iOS 6, you'll have the option to set "Do Not Disturb" mode in the device's Settings. DND allows you to block out a time window where calls and alerts will be silenced.
You can optionally configure it to allow calls from "favorites" or repeated calls to still come through.
Yes you can! Here are the steps:
Open Automator and create an Automator Service, with a single Run AppleScript action, containing the following code:
High Sierra and later:
tell application "System Events" to tell process "Notification Center"
if checkbox "Mute" of window 1 exists then
click checkbox "Mute" of window 1
I assume that you have checked that the hardware switch on the side of the phone isn't set to silent?
Right near the volume buttons is a switch, if it shows red then your phone is on silent, flick it up and the phone is no longer on silent.
moving mine in and of the holster moved the ringer button to the off position accidently. Glad it was something that simple....but sure stumped me for a while.
the ringer button is the one above the volume buttons on the left side
I've experimentally checked the iOS behavior by trying to initiate a phone call from one of my apps.
Here are the results:
It is possible to programatically start a phone call without user confirmation. I've just written a single line of code that is executed right after the App has been loaded. Meaning that if your App is in the foreground it can start a ...
I've struggled with the same for years--and just discovered an easier way. Tap the home or power button to get to the lock screen, or on the iPhone 6s or 7 just pick the phone up so the screen "wakes up".
You'll see the phone number you're dialed into and the current call time in mm:ss at the top of the screen. TAP THE PHONE NUMBER and you'll get the ...
As someone posted in your question, it's not true call blocking in that the call still connects to your service but the phone silently rejects it without any indication to you. Since it still hits your voicemail, it's not really blocked, just not answered (more like Do Not Disturb)
I just tried this with my wife's phone. When she called, she initially hears ...
This is WiFi calling and iMessage in action.
iMessage is a messaging service that is brokered through Apple's iCloud servers and delivers point to point messages to multiple devices instead of needing SMS to deliver a message to a mobile phone. This allows messages on macOS, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch to send and receive messages "from" and "to" ...
I've made a test app to check this. App can open URL such as tel://123456789 only when it is in foreground and active. When I call this code even just after entering the background state, the API to open this URL did nothing. So to answer your question - apps won't be able to make a call without your knowledge.
To test this paste this in your AppDelegate:
iOS 8 has this new feature called Continuity. Which basically means you can make and receive phone calls on your iOS devices as long as your iPhone is on the same Wi-Fi network.
Go to the phone with the active cellular SIM and you can disable this in settings app:
Calls on Other Devices
Allow Calls (turn them all off or disable some ...
Siri can notice when someone is calling you. You can answer the call tapping twice your Airpods. Then, you can tap them twice again to close the call.
If tapping twice doesn't work, go on Settings > Siri and verify "Access when locked" is activated.
I was anticipating a problem like this a while back so I turned to Google voice to help. This won't help you now, or even after the fact, but for future reference, you get spam control from the dashboard and some other neat features. I found that I give my Google voice number out more freely because I trust the tools that allow me to block as needed.
To go with the answer(s) that mention that this is not currently available, it isn't likely to become available in the future, as, with Siri, one can send texts and place calls without unlocking the device, and outgoing connections are more likely to need securing than incoming connections.
There is no "good" answer for this, but here's the best I can figure out.
Once you are on the call and muted:
make sure you are on the screen that displays the mute/addcall/facetime/contacts buttons (I'll call this the "mute screen" from hereonout)
click the top button that turns off and locks the phone
when you need to unmute, you can click the on/off or ...
I don't think it is possible to revert back to old settings now. I have opened a ticket with apple to get the users freedom to either use or not use. The setting like Setting -> Phone -> Service provider makes perfect sense. Lets see if apple provides this capabilities or not.
Turns out it was Do Not Disturb option enabled, it comes with this behavior to drop on the first call. New iOS has it (moon icon) on a quick panel, I thought it was a Night Shift option so I enabled it by mistake.
See the little phone icon (with the arrow going out) next to the number? That indicates it was an outgoing call.
An incoming call will have no icon.
I can't tell you how the call was made. Even calls that contain errors (mis-dialed numbers) will be in this list so maybe it was someone calling the wrong number?
What you can do is add another number to the call once you’ve started it, then you can talk using the other phone number that you added.
The only thing is you cannot hang up on he original number once you add the second number or else both numbers will be disconnected.
In order of my preference to get things fixed, you'll likely need help from someone else to tell which.
The battery is failing and can't provide the extra power once the call comes in. The radio may be fine at idle listening, but when you call it could need to boost power to get the signal to the tower for transmission from the phone to the tower.
The phone ...
iOS Tweak Developer Elias Limneos has released an app on Cydia called Audio Recorder (originally called Call Recorder).
So it's finally possible to record calls locally on the device without having to call via premium rate numbers!
Audio beeps can be disabled but there is a forced 'This Call is being Recorded' message played at the start to the other ...
Create a silent ringtone with GarageBand. (This assumes you're on a Mac. I'm not sure how to get ringtones into iTunes on a Windows machine.)
Send it to iTunes so you you can sync it over to your iPhone.
Create a new contact called "IGNORE" or something that will let you know it's one of those unwanted callers. Assign the silent ringtone to that contact. (...
In iOS7 You can now use Do Not Disturb mode to both prevent unwanted notifications and calls/alerts etc, and unlike in iOS6 you can choose to have this setting effective whether or not the phone is unlocked, meaning that if a call comes in while you have the Music apps open to select a new playlist etc, you can still avoid the disturbance if you choose.