A TikTok user is drawing plenty of praise
after sharing how to find an iPhone setting
to block unknown numbers.
The tip comes from a popular account
called Tech Social 101 (@mytechsocial101), which
frequently shares technology hacks on the app.
Their trick shares two iPhone settings that
many TikTok users said they never knew existed.
Both of them help you
block unknown numbers.
Tech Social 101’s first tip helps with
blocking calls from potential scammers.
To use this setting, first, go to Settings,
then click on Phone and turn on the feature
labeled “Silence Unknown Callers”.
This will silence all calls from numbers not saved
in your contacts, sending them straight to voicemail.
The second trick shows how to
help block spam texts on your iPhone.
To do that, you go to Settings, click on
Messages and turn on “Filter Unknown Senders”.
Similarly, this will prevent numbers
not in your contacts from texting you.
Instead of going to your regular
messages page, they’ll get sorted into a
second tab, labeled “Unknown Senders”