Yes, you can block a number but still receive texts. If you have an iPhone, you can go to Settings > Phone > Call Blocking & Identification > Block Contact. Here, you can select the contact that you want to block.
Once you block a contact, their calls will go straight to voicemail and you will not receive any notifications for their texts. If you want to block someone but still receive their texts, you will need to create a contact for them in your Contacts app and then block them from Settings > Messages > Blocked.
- Can you send texts to someone you blocked?
- What happens if you send a text to a blocked number?
- Can I text someone I blocked on iPhone?
- Can you see if a blocked number has tried to contact you?
- What does a blocked Texter see?
- How do I retrieve blocked messages?
- Why am I getting messages from a blocked number?
Can you send texts to someone you blocked?
No, you cannot send texts to someone you blocked. Once you block someone, they are effectively removed from your contact list and you will no longer be able to send them messages or call them.
What happens if you send a text to a blocked number?
If you try to send a text message to a number that you have blocked, the message will not go through. Instead, you will receive a notification on your screen that says something like “blocked” or “message failed.
” If you have the person’s contact information stored in your phone, their name may also appear as “blocked” next to their number.
Can I text someone I blocked on iPhone?
If you have blocked someone on your iPhone, you will not be able to send them a text message. Your phone will automatically reject any attempt to send a message to the blocked number. Additionally, you will not be able to see any messages that the blocked person tries to send you.
Can you see if a blocked number has tried to contact you?
No, if a number is blocked, you will not be able to see if that number has tried to contact you. The number will be automatically blocked from being able to send you any messages or call you.
What does a blocked Texter see?
A blocked texter will typically see a message that says something like “blocked” or “Couldn’t send message.” The person will not be able to see any messages sent from the person who blocked them.
How do I retrieve blocked messages?
There are some general tips that you can try in order to retrieve blocked messages.
1. Check if you can find the person’s profile on the messaging platform. If you can view their profile, there is a chance that you will be able to see their messages as well.
2. Try logging out of your account and then logging back in. This may refresh the messaging platform and allow you to see the messages that were previously blocked.
3. Use a different device to access the messaging platform. This can sometimes bypass the blocking feature and allow you to see the blocked messages.
4. Reach out to the person who blocked you and ask them to unblock you. This is the most direct way to retrieve blocked messages, but it may not always be possible.
Why am I getting messages from a blocked number?
One possibility is that the person who blocked you has since unblocked you. Another possibility is that the person who blocked you is using a different phone or number to contact you. Additionally, if you have multiple devices, the person who blocked you may be messaging you on a device that you don’t have blocked.