‘Silence Unknown Callers’ to Block Calls from Unknown Numbers on iPhone

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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 Enable Dark Mode on iPhone with iOS 13

As you might know, iOS 13 brings a lot of new nice features to our iPhones. Among them a long awaited Dark mode which Apple call Dark Appearance. In this article we will explain how to enable the dark mode on iPhone running iOS 13 and later. We will also show how to make your wallpaper change color too when the mode is activated. Note that the guide is applicable to iPhone XS, X, 8, 7 and 6S, because only these devices will receive iOS 13.

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DND – Make iPhone Reject All Callers Except Contacts or Favorites

DND reject all callers except contacts or favorites on iPhone

The Problem of Unwanted and Intrusive Calls

Many of you are searching for the way to get rid of unwanted callers. Annoying calls from telemarketers and spammers can drive anyone crazy. In this guide I will explain how to make your iPhone automatically reject all incoming calls except those callers who are on your contact list or favorite list. In this case the iPhone will immediately reject the call from unknown caller or non-important person.

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How to Remove All Deleted Photos and Videos from iPhone to Free Up Space

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Everyone knows that photos and especially videos are able to take a lot of space in your iPhone’s storage. And as soon as iPhone doesn’t support external memory cards the free space issue is often one of the biggest problems. The thing is that every time you delete an image or video clip in Apple Photos or Google Photos you don’t actually delete these files from device but just move them to the “Recently Deleted” album. This album acts exactly as the Recycle Bin in Windows but serves only for storing removed pictures and videos. It means that tapping “Delete” in Photos or Google Photos app won’t free even a kilobyte of your storage itself until you empty the “Recently Deleted” album.

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How to Turn Off Repeated Alerts for Unread Messages on iPhone

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Repeated message notification can be a rather useful thing if you like it and actually want this repeated alert to sound. It is activated by default on all iPhones. What is it handy for? Perhaps, you receive an SMS while you are talking to somebody. And five minutes later you farewell to a person and forget about that text message. But there can be an important information in it and you may miss it.  Continue reading

Why iPhone X, 8, 7 Automatically Declines (Rejects) the First Incoming Call

The Question

I have been using my iPhone X for six month already and everything seemed to be totally okay. But about a week ago I noticed that I have a lot of missed calls in the Recents and people who managed to ring me up ask “Why are you rejecting my calls all the time?”. I was confused but now I understand, that the first call from a particular caller is being declined for some reason and only the second one is ringing. I’m 100% sure I couldn’t miss those calls. My iPhone is always near me and I’m in the quiet room and I’m not a deaf person. This is my phone that doesn’t play the ringtone and just sends a “busy” tone to the person who tries to call me. Could you explain why does my iPhone always reject the first call and what can I do to fix the issue? Thank you in advance.  Continue reading