How to block contacts on a Mac

You can easily block incoming calls and messages from specific contacts on the iPhone. But what if you

send messages via Mac and want to block a contact on your computer?

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On a Mac, you can also block specific contacts that will automatically be blocked on your other devices as well. Below we describe how this is done.

Call blocking Facetime on Mac

New number

Blocking numbers that are not stored in your contacts is a bit difficult, but still fast.

one) Open up Facetime.

2) Click on the icon Information to the right of the room.

3) Press the button Create. First you need to save the contact.

four) Hold key Control and select the created contact in the list.

five) Select Block subscriber

Existing contact

Blocking an existing contact is much easier, and there are two ways to do this.

one) Open up Facetime.

2) Pinch the key Control and select the desired contact in the list.

3) Select Block this Caller.


one) Open up Facetime, on the menu bar, select Facetime > Settings.

2) Select tab Lock. Here you can see a list of your blocked contacts.

3) Click icon a plus at the bottom of the list.

four) Find and select the contact you want to block.

The contact will be added to the blocked list. To remove it, highlight the number and click the minus icon.

Block messages on Mac

New number

one) Open up Messages.

2) On the menu bar, click Friends > Create a new contact.

3) Enter details and click Is done.

four) Now on the menu bar, click Messages > Settings> iMessage.

five) Select tab Lock.

6) Click icon a plus down below.

7) Find and select the desired contact.

Existing contact

This is very easy: just repeat steps 4 - 7 from the previous paragraph to block the existing number.

As with FaceTime, you can delete contacts from the blocked list using the minus icon.

Block contacts on the iPhone is much more convenient, but now you know how to do it on a Mac.