How To Call Someone Who Has Blocked Your Phone Number

Fortune Osinachi
Fortune Osinachi - Freelance Writer
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It is now easy to call someone who has blocked your phone number, and you may be wondering how you can do this, this guide shows you how.

For one reason, someone must have blocked your number from calling them. And the first question that would come to mind would be; is it possible to call on blocked number?

To answer the question is to say a bold yes. You can call someone who has blocked your number, but there’s a catch that goes with it.

In this article, you’ll learn how to call someone who has blocked your phone number. You’ll know different options you can use on your iPhone and Android device.

ALSO READ: How To Block A Phone Number Or Contact On Android Device

How To Call Someone Who Has Blocked You By Hiding Caller ID

There are other ways you can use to call someone who has already blocked you, but here’s how to use the same number to call the person.

Note: Don’t call anyone that has blocked you for a reason you both know about, and don’t bother harassing anyone with it. The person might not pick up the call.

But if you want to do it for a quick confession here’s how you can call someone that has blocked you for a long time 

Step 1: Go To Settings

To bypass the block list on the person’s phone so that you’ll be able to call them, you have to go to your iPhone Settings.

Step 2: Tap Phone

From the Settings page on your iPhone, tap on Phone and you’ll see different options, now tap on Show My Caller ID.

Step 3: Turn Off Caller ID

Once you tap on Show My Caller ID, toggle off the option. This will hide your phone number, so when calling the person won’t be able to see that you’re calling. It’ll be displayed as a private number.

For Android, there’s no current way that’ll allow you to turn off your caller ID in your call settings.

Instead, you’ll need to use the phone app, and type in the Caller ID blocker code and the phone number of the person you want to call.

For example, if you’re in the US and you want to phone the person that blocks you, you’ll use *67phone number.

If you’re in the UK, you’ll use the *141phone number. For Australia and New Zealand, use *1831phone number. This is the special code.

If you’re in Nigeria, you can use hide your phone number by dialing #31# followed by the person’s number [#31#phone number].

ALSO READ: How Do You Know If Someone Has Blocked You On Facetime?

How To Call Someone Who Has Blocked You From Another Phone Number

If you want to talk to someone and the person has blocked your number, the best and easiest way to reach them is to call using another phone number.

This is could your other phone number, or a phone you borrow from a family or friend to make the call. It’s one of the easiest ways you can use to call someone that has blocked your phone number.

From here, you can convey your message to them in a clear way and clear the air that’s keeping your phone line from getting blocked.


You can take some time to think about why the person will block you on their phone before contacting them.

Currently, most smartphones make searching on the device easy as they come built with gestures whereby you find whatsoever feature on the device.

Here is a shortcut on how to call on a blocked number below; Open your iPhone Settings app > Then tap on Phone > Select ‘Show My Caller ID’ > Toggle to turn it off.

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By Fortune Osinachi Freelance Writer
Fortune Osinachi is an experienced freelance tech writer specializing in consumer technology. With 5 years of expertise, he delves into comprehensive guides for iOS, macOS, and Windows on Techvocast. His work also extends to prominent online media platforms including What Gadget, iGeekPhone, Xiaomitoday, and MobiGaming.
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