How To Block Spam FaceTime Calls on iPhone & Mac

FaceTime is one of the convenient ways of communicating with friends and family, though telemarketers or scammers can misuse it. Luckily, you can block contacts on FaceTime. Here are different ways to block contacts in FaceTime on iPhone & Mac. So, without any ado, let’s get started.

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Before proceeding to the procedure, let’s understand what happens when you block contacts on FaceTime.

What happens when you block contacts in FaceTime?

  • Any incoming calls or messages from the blocked contacts will be restricted. And the best part is that you won’t receive any notifications as well.
  • The blocked contact on your FaceTime won’t even have access to your FaceTime Profile and won’t be able to see your FaceTime status.
  • The history of calls and messages of the blocked contact will still be visible, however, you won’t receive a new one.

Remember that the procedure to block and unblock contact in FaceTime on iPhone & Mac varies from the macOS version you’re using. If you are planning to block or unblock FaceTime contacts, then continue following the instructions mentioned below in the article.

Steps to block FaceTime Contacts on iPhone

Step 1: Open FaceTime on your iPhone. Go to the FaceTime call history.
Step 2: Hit the i Info Button next to the phone number, name, or email address of the contact you’re willing to contact.

 Launch the face time tap contacts number click (i) button on iPhone

Step 3: Swipe down and tap on the Block This Caller. After this, tap on the Block Contact. By doing this, You will not receive phone calls, messages, or FaceTime from people on the block list.

Select block this caller tap block contact on iPhone

That’s it.

Steps to unblock FaceTime Contacts on iPhone

Step 1: Open the FaceTime on your iPhone. Tap on the (i) button next to the contact’s name, email address, or phone number in your call log.
Step 2: Scroll down, then hit on Unblock This Caller.

Launch the face time app tap contacts number click (i) button click unblock this caller on iPhone

That’s it.

We can block or unblock contacts on a Mac that is signed in with the same Apple ID. Follow the below steps,

Steps to block FaceTime Contact on Mac

Step 1: Press Command + Space to access Spotlight search. Enter FaceTime and click on it to open.

Step 2: Control + Click on the Contact you’re willing to block from the recent call history.

Step 3: In the prompted menu, select Block This Contact.

That’s it.

Alternatively,

Step 1: Press Command + Space to access Spotlight search. Enter FaceTime and click on it to open.

Step 2: Click on FaceTime from the Mac menu bar. Choose Settings…

Step 3: Go to Blocked Tabs. Click on the + Icon at the bottom.

Step 4: Search and select the Contact you want to block. 

That’s it.

Steps to unblock Facetime Contact on Mac

Step 1: Press Command + Space to access Spotlight search. Enter FaceTime and click on it to open.

Step 2: Click on FaceTime from the Mac menu bar. Choose Settings…

Step 3: Go to Blocked Tabs. From the list of contacts, select the contact you’re willing to unblock.

Step 4: After this, click on – Minus Icon to remove it from the blocked list.

That’s it.

How to restrict to FaceTime Contact only

If you want to Limit FaceTime to use only with a specific contact, then follow the steps below.

For iPhone users

Step 1: Go to the Settings App on your iPhone. Swipe down and select FaceTime.

 Launch the settings app tap on face time on iPhone

Step 2: Scroll down to the Calls Menu and tap on Silence Unknown Callers. After that, enable the toggle next to Silence Unknown Callers.

Tap Silence Unknown Callers turn on Silence Unknown Callers on iPhone

That’s It!

Final Verdict!

That’s how you can easily block contacts in FaceTime on iPhone & Mac. Further, if you have a relatable query, feel free to drop it in the comment box below.

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