How to unlock a contact on iPhone

For various reasons, it is common for phone numbers to be blocked to avoid receiving your calls and messages via SMS. However, in case you regret it, the only way to get back in touch is to unblock it on your iPhone.

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In that sense, if you have a contact previously saved in the phonebook can unlock directly from the app. On the other hand, if the contact has been deleted or you don’t remember the blocked numbers, this task becomes quite complicated, doesn’t it?

Before considering changing your cell phone chip, the iPhone have a pretty simple solution to solve the problem. In the Phone app settings, you will find all the numbers that have already been blocked and cannot reach you. In it, you can unlock each contact individually, according to your preferences.

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To find out how to unlock a contact on the iPhone from the Phone app list, follow the tutorial we have prepared below.

How to unlock a contact in the Phone Settings

Step 1:

On the iPhone, open the Settings app. Then tap “Phone”.

Open the Phone app settings on the iPhone – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Step 2:

Open the “Blocked Contacts” section.

Enter the “Blocked Contacts” section of the iPhone – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Step 3: drag the desired number to the left side and tap the “Unlock” option.

Drag a contact number to the side and tap “Unlock” – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

You can also tap the “Edit” button at the top of the screen and unlock multiple numbers faster by tapping on the button represented by the minus symbol (“-“) and, finally, on “Unlock”.

Using the “Edit” button, you can unlock contacts faster – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

How to unlock a contact in the phonebook

This method is quite simple and can be more practical if you want to go directly to a specific person on the agenda. To unlock it, follow the steps below.

Step 1:

Open the app Telephone. Then tap the “Contacts” tab.

504637 Enter the contacts tab of the iPhone – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Step 2:

Open a contact from your phonebook and at the bottom of the screen tap “Unlock this Caller”.

Tap the option above to receive a call again from a contact – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

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