How to Block Someone on Your Apple Watch

January 28, 2024 Howard Huang

Ever found yourself in a situation where you wish you could block someone from contacting you on your Apple Watch? Well, you're not alone. It's a common issue that many Apple Watch users face, and fortunately, there's a solution. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to block someone on your Apple Watch. But first, let's understand why you might want to use this feature.

Why Block Someone on Your Apple Watch?

There could be several reasons why you'd want to block someone on your Apple Watch. Perhaps you're receiving unwanted calls or messages from a specific number. Or maybe you're dealing with a persistent telemarketer who just won't take no for an answer. Whatever the reason, blocking a contact can provide a much-needed respite from unwanted communication.

Another benefit of blocking someone on your Apple Watch is that it can help you maintain your focus. Constant notifications can be distracting, especially when you're trying to concentrate on work or enjoy some quiet time. By blocking a contact, you can ensure that your peace is not disturbed.

How to Block a Contact on Your Apple Watch

Now that we've covered the why, let's get to the how. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to block a contact on your Apple Watch.

Step 1: Open the Phone App on Your iPhone

The first step in blocking a contact on your Apple Watch is to open the Phone app on your iPhone. This is because the Apple Watch mirrors the settings of your iPhone, including blocked contacts.

Once you've opened the Phone app, tap on the 'Contacts' tab at the bottom of the screen. This will bring up a list of all your contacts.

Step 2: Select the Contact You Want to Block

Next, scroll through your contacts until you find the one you want to block. Tap on their name to open their contact details.

At the bottom of the contact details page, you'll see a button that says 'Block this Caller'. Tap on this button to block the contact.

Step 3: Confirm Your Decision

After you tap on 'Block this Caller', a pop-up will appear asking you to confirm your decision. Tap on 'Block Contact' to confirm.

And voila! You've successfully blocked a contact on your Apple Watch. They will no longer be able to call or send you messages.

Unblocking a Contact on Your Apple Watch

What if you change your mind and want to unblock a contact? Don't worry, it's just as easy as blocking them. Here's how to do it.

Step 1: Open the Settings App on Your iPhone

To unblock a contact, you'll need to start by opening the Settings app on your iPhone. Scroll down and tap on 'Phone'.

Next, tap on 'Call Blocking & Identification'. This will bring up a list of all the contacts you've blocked.

Step 2: Unblock the Contact

Find the contact you want to unblock and swipe left on their name. This will reveal the 'Unblock' button.

Tap on 'Unblock' to unblock the contact. They will now be able to call and send you messages again.


Blocking a contact on your Apple Watch can provide a much-needed break from unwanted calls and messages. And with this guide, you now know how to do it. So the next time you need some peace and quiet, don't hesitate to use this feature.

Remember, your Apple Watch is there to make your life easier, not more stressful. So take control of your notifications and enjoy the benefits of a distraction-free experience.

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