How to Reject Calls on iPhone (iOS 7)

In this tutorial, you will learn how to reject calls on iPhone running iOS 7.

Okay, so you had enough of people calling you in the past five years and want to switch the tide? Here’s the 101 of call rejection, or seven ways to reject calls on iPhone running iOS7!


Step 1. Method 1: the aggressor is calling, not knowing you have watched our tutorial in the meantime. It’s a one-time annoyance, so you block it simply with Decline.

Declining the call on iPhone running iOS 7

Step 2. Method 2: the aggressor is still calling, not knowing you have watched our tutorial. It’s a double-fault, so you tap Remind Me. Push reminder as far from today as possible.

assigning a reminder to the call  on iPhone running iOS 7

Step 3. Method 3: the aggressor is still calling, not knowing you have watched our tutorial. It’s the third time around, so a little interaction is recommended. You tap Message, and choose one of the presets. Our favorite is “I’ll call you later”.

assigning preset message to the call  on iPhone running iOS 7

Step 4. Method 4: the aggressor insists on calling, not knowing that you have watched our tutorial. You save its name as a contact, navigate to Settings, scroll down to phone, then tap the Blocked button. Tap Add New and block its phone number. His subsequent calls will be rejected automatically.

adding the caller to Blocked on iPhone running iOS 7

Step 5. Method 5: the aggressor is using a hidden number to call you, not knowing you have watched our tutorial. You use volume buttons and effectively silence the call.

Step 6. Method 6: the aggressor is using a friend’s number to call you, not knowing you have watched our tutorial. You, knowing in advance he would do that, have assigned a silent ring tone to the betraying ‘friend’ and keep watching the game and having a Bud.

assigning a silent ringtone to contacts’s phone  on iPhone running iOS 7

Step 7. Method 7: the aggressor is using a public phone to call you, not knowing you have watched our tutorial. You, recognizing his style by the ringtone, tap twice the sleep button and silence the call.

Result: There are many other creative methods of rejecting a call: answering with strange voices, playing music over the phone (good if you don’t have voice), simulating a voicemail message, etc, but the reality is simple: your iPhone is much more fun to use when you don’t have to answer every time.

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