Silence Unknown Callers Option to Block Calls from Unknown Numbers on iPhone (iOS 13-16)

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Spam calls is a big problem today. Telemarketers and scammers may call your more often then people from your contacts.

The more people know your phone number and the longer it is in use, the more spam incoming calls you will probably have.

Some time ago we explained how to reject all unknown callers using the DND mode. But frankly it was a workaround rather than solution.

And here is the good news: finally iOS 13 brings us another marvelous feature that makes your iPhone automatically reject all unknown callers.

It works according to a simple algorithm: if the phone number of an incoming caller is not in Contacts, Messages or Email, it will be immediately rejected and you will hear no sound. Read how to activate it.

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How to Make Chrome the Default Browser on iPhone

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I know that a lot of users have been asking Apple for a long time to provide the ability to change default apps on iPhone. Finally their wishes were satisfied. So if you have a device with iOS 14 or iPadOS 14, keep reading this page.

In this guide I will explain how to change the default Internet browser and mail app on iPhone with iOS 14.

For instance, if you want Google Chrome to be default browser over Safari or say Gmail over the native Mail app, you may now easily set that.

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Wi-Fi “Weak Security” on iPhone. How to Fix in iOS 14-16?

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Many iPhone and iPad owners who have recently updated their devices to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 faced the “Weak Security” warning in their Wi-Fi settings. Here is how to fix the problem.

What Does This Mean?

The ‘Weak Security” warning in your iPhone’s Wi-Fi settings means that your Wi-Fi network is using vulnerable technologies. It either uses the WPA as authentication method or TKIP as the encryption or both at the same time.

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Wi-Fi Privacy Warning on iPhone or iPad. How to Remove?

iOS 14 Beta 2 brought an extremely useful feature for improving Wi-Fi privacy & security. From now on your iPhone and iPad that run iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 respectively will use a random MAC address for every new Wi-Fi network you join. This will prevent the admin of the hotspot or server from tracking your device.

As I understood, the unique random MAC will be used for each network. This will be especially useful when connecting to public hotspots because from now on you can opt to not expose the real physical address of your Wi-Fi module.

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Block Calls from Strangers on iPhone (Reject Callers Not In Contacts)

Block Calls From Strangers People Not In Contacts on iPhone

Have you ever asked yourself “How can I block calls from people that are not in my iPhone’s contacts?” The conversation topic is very interesting, especially today, when there are more and more unwanted calls every day.

Some time ago we already wrote a comprehensive tutorial on filtering incoming calls on Android. Now it’s time to explain how to block calls from strangers on iPhone with the latest version of iOS.

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How to Hide Home Controls from iPhone Control Center in iOS 14

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This is a very short guide for beginners who can’t find out how to hide the Home Controls section from their iPhone’s Control Center in iOS 14.

The thing is that iOS 14 brought has this new section designed to quickly control your home accessories enabled by default. And in most cases it is displayed as an empty section suggesting to open the Home app and add some accessories and scenes.

It’s a pity that you can not move it down, so if it is turned on, it is always displayed right under the brightness and volume controls.

Well, if you don’t want to see the Home Controls section in your Control Center (or perhaps you just don’t have such accessories), here is how to hide it on your iPhone. We also provide the video guide below.

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