Man­age in­com­ing calls in iOS

LEARN HOW TO PO­LITELY RE­SPOND TO KNOWN CALL­ERS AND RE­BUFF UN­WANTED ONES.

TechLife Australia - - WELCOME - [ ALAN STONE­BRIDGE ]

RE­CEIV­ING A CALL or a mes­sage from a friend can bring a smile to your face, but all too of­ten it seems to hap­pen at the least con­ve­nient mo­ment. Just as you’re car­ry­ing gro­ceries home, rush­ing to catch a train, or get­ting tan­gled up as your overex­cited dog runs cir­cles around you, your iPhone rings.

That‘s when you need a quick way to re­spond with­out hav­ing to pick up a call just to say “May I call you back?” Thank­fully, your iPhone of­fers op­tions to help you deal with sce­nar­ios like these.

The kind of calls that are truly ag­gra­vat­ing are when you can and do re­spond, only to find out the caller is some­one you re­ally don’t have time for. You know the type: scam­mers who use so­cial en­gi­neer­ing tricks to make you think your bank ac­count is at risk.

Your iPhone also pro­vides a way to block un­wanted call­ers and tex­ters after they have called you. It also pro­vides hooks for third-party apps to en­hance caller ID, en­abling them to tip you off about sus­pected scam­mers.

Here we’ll show you how to use all these ca­pa­bil­i­ties so you can deal with in­com­ing calls more ap­pro­pri­ately.

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