How to Reject an Incoming Call on iPhone 15, 14 (Any iPhone)

🗓️ October 30, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Mostly while you are getting an incoming call on your Apple iPhone at that time you could appear on two buttons; Green for call accept and Red for call decline. Also, you also get Remind me and Message option on an incoming call. That’s okay, even though, accidentally an incoming call ringing with ‘Slide to Answer’ appears on the lock screen.

At that time, what you will have to do to decline the call? No idea, right? Don’t worry; I’m going to show here that how to reject an incoming call on iPhone with the latest missing call decline button. The handy trick doesn’t require any technical knowledge just go with the following steps.

The below techniques are the same for iPhone rejecting a call from the lock screen on the latest iOS Update.

Officially Hidden Way to Reject an Incoming Call on iPhone When the Locked Screen

Just you will have to do Press the Power Button Two Times to decline an incoming call while you see ‘Slide to Answer’ button.

iPhone X or later: Press side button two times, and cut the call or send a busy tone.

  • On Single Time press side button will mute ring sound or Vibrate. If you want some time before start talking, You can temporary Mute ringtone.
  • On the Second Time, Press Side button reject the incoming call
How to Mute and Reject Incoming Call on iPhone

To Decline a call from any app or Home screen, Tap on the Red Button on the screen near top-notch.

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Decline Call on iPhone

Moreover, you can also select Remind Me and set the time to remind you about the incoming call and decline it. or use Message to Send Busy Tone with a Text message (Best Auto-reply message ideas) from the lock screen or Unlocked screen.

Send Busy Tone for incoming call from lock screen
Send Busy Tone for incoming call

Alternatively, you can be Block contact those who are annoying you often. To do block contact in the latest iOS,

Block Unwanted Call for All time:

  • Step 1. Open the Contact App or Phone app from the iPhone home screen.
  • Step 2. Tap on Contact and navigate a contact that you want to add into the blacklist I mead to do block.
  • Step 3. On the contact screen, you will have to scroll down the screen and Tap on Block this Caller.
  • Step 4. You’ll be prompted to tap on Block Contact.

Know here: What happens if you block a contact iPhone with the latest iOS? You will not receive phone calls, messages, or FaceTime from people on the block list.

You’re done.

Whenever you want to unblock that contact, then you can do that just follow the above-mentioned steps as it is, and at the end tap unblock this user.

Don’t Miss this Tip: Send Busy Tone on iPhone

This post was all about how to decline the iPhone call, don’t you think declining the call leaves a bad impression on the client and of course friends and colleagues. We’ve prepared a detailed article on How to Send Busy Tone on iPhone, and some of the smartest options that can manage your calls like Call Forwarding and Decline Calls with an Excuse. Go through that article and learn how to do that, to stay on the safe side.

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That’s it.

Thanks for reading us, did you get the perfect answer to reject an incoming call on your iPhone when it locked screen? Please share your feedback in the comment box below.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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