There are certain things that signify that our number has been banned from reaching a particular destination, we’ll be encountered with any of the above signs:
↱ Through iMessages: When you text someone that has your number blocked, the messages you send will never show up as Read. They will remain “delivered” but the person you’re texting will not get these texts. Keep in mind that the read receipts can be turned off, so the messages may never show up as read if the other person has the receipts turned off.
↱ Through phone calls: When you call someone that has your number blocked, the call will never take place and you’ll be directed to voicemail; You can also get an instant line busy prompt when the phone is about to ring.
The above ways are the obvious way of knowing that your line has been blocked.
Moreover, after reading this article; you should be concerned about how to reach a how to call someone that blocked your number because, in this post, we are going to discuss steps ‘How to Call Someone Who has Blocked your Number using the call blocking feature on iPhone or an Android.
Why Call Blocking?
Call blocking feature is a feature that comes with almost all smartphones, it comes in handy when dealing with spammers and annoying callers but on the other hand, it can also be used to get rid of someone with who you aren’t on good terms or getting away from legitimate callers.
This feature should be used carefully as it can cause abuse or embarrassment if the recipient hasn’t got along with you or isn’t ready to hear from you, However, Interested persons can use it to inform of harm, emergency actions or should have rigid reasons for contacting them and if possible a reconciliation.
1. Call From Another Line
This seems to be the first thing anyone in this situation could think of, calling the recipient from another line on your phone or getting a friend’s phone.
Since the line is not blocked; your friend will likely receive the call.
Doing this will help you reach the blocked number and get the message across and if it calls for reconciliation you can go ahead.
2. Hide Caller ID
Hiding caller ID is another cool method to reaching someone who blocked you, it simply hides you caller identity as you make the call to the recipient.
After the recipient picks you call then he/she can decide to continue the call with you or hang up the call.
Setting this up differ on phones, some phone might have the feature on their settings while others in the dial-pad settings; we’re also going to discuss the method for iPhone users below:
If you own an iPhone, then go to:
> Show My caller ID
> switch OFF Show My Caller ID option.
If you own an iPhone, then go to:
> Click on the 3 Icons[More],
> Select Settings from the drop-down menu,
> Click More-Settings,
> Select Show My Caller ID,
> On the Pop-up Menu; select Hide Number, then Cancel.
After hiding your Caller ID, make a call to the person that has blocked your number and you should be able to reach the person.
3. Dial #31#PhoneNumber
This has proven to be the best method over the years as it will also make your number appear as an “Unknown” or “Private” number just like the above steps but doesn’t hide your identity on all outgoing calls, but hides identity on the particular number.
All you have to do is enter the code before the number you’re dialling, For Example, #31#0909xxxxxxx.
This works best instead of calling with different sims and still end up getting blocked.
This may work on cell phones and home phones, but it won’t necessarily work on businesses