Fix iPhone 12 Still Receiving Texts and Messages from Blocked Numbers

Spam and Bot texts are a fact of life just like those junk emails. But, it does not mean that you cannot stop them. Same as spam phone calls, you can also block those spammy and annoying messages. However, you have already blocked those numbers but still, you are getting several texts and messages on your iPhone 12 – Right? To get rid of this issue, check out the following fixes.

How to Fix iPhone 12 Still Receiving Texts and Messages from Blocked Numbers

Here are several possible solutions to try out:

Unblock, Block again, and Reboot your iPhone 12

First of all, you will need to unblock that number, then block again, and lastly, reboot your phone. Most probably, you will be able to fix the problem.

If you’re getting messages on iMessage only

A sender can message you by using your Apple ID and phone number. In this case, if you have already blocked that number, you will still get the messages.  

If he is using your Apple ID, you won’t be able to block him. If you’ve his phone number then you can block it easily. But, you only block the number which is linked with his iMessage account and not their entire account.

So, he can send you messages by using his iMessage email. So, it is important to check what he is using to send you messages. For this: Go to the blocked list and check the name of that contact. If you will see an unformatted number like XXXXXXXXXX instead of (XX) XXX XXX XX, then your phone can easily recognize the iMessage account and it is stating as the listed contact names in ‘Blocked accounts’.

Phone numbers that cannot be blocked

There are certain types of numbers that you can’t block from your end. In such cases, you will need to block them with the help of your network service provider. 

That’s it for this guide on how to Fix iPhone 12 Still Receiving Texts and Messages from Blocked Numbers.

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