How to know if a blocked number has called you on Android
One smartphone is possiedi Android, For know if a blocked number has called you, you can use the native tool for blocking calls and SMS, as long as this is present on your device.
In this regard, you must know that on the smartphone I own, a Huawei, the instrument in question is called Harassment filter and, in addition to allowing you to block unwanted numbers, it is used to know if you have been contacted by the blocked numbers through its call log function: I have told you about it in detail in this guide.
That said, to access this section of the Harassment filter, avvia l'app Telephone (the handset icon located on the home screen), tap the button (⋮) located in the upper right corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, presses on the item Harassment filter.
Once this is done, presses on the card Call, in which you will be able to see the history of calls received but blocked by the telephone numbers that you previously added to the black list.
How to know if a blocked number has called you on iPhone
Su iPhone, at the time of writing this guide, it is not possible to know if a blocked number has called you. In fact, the default iOS tool that can be used for call blocking does not have a history of received but blocked calls.
That said, the only alternative solution to find out if a number you blocked has called you is the one related to the use of secretary: it is, however, a functionality a payment and which is only available on the lines of some telephone operators.
In this regard, if you have previously configured the answering machine on iPhone and if the contact you previously blocked has left you a message on the answering machine, this will be stored in the section Blocked messages of the latter. You can, therefore, know if the number you blocked has called you by playing the voice message it left you on the answering machine.
How to know if a blocked number has called you via the app
Your smartphone Android lacks native blocking and blocking call log functionality? I imagine, then, that you have used third-party apps to block phone numbers.
Well, you should know that some of these apps allow you to know even if a blocked number has made other calls, thanks to a blocked call log feature: you can find more details about it in the next lines. For iPhone, however, there are no applications that can be useful for this purpose.
Calls Blacklist (Android)
The app you can use to know if you've received a call from a number you've blocked is Calls Blacklist, a free app whose main use is, of course, to block specific phone numbers or anonymous numbers.
This app is also available as a paid version called Calls Blacklist Pro, which costs 1,99 € and offers the possibility to set an access password to the app, to remove advertising and activate call blocking on the basis of a weekly schedule.
As for the ability to access the blocked call log, you should know that this feature can be used with the free version of the app. That said, if you have previously downloaded the app from the Android Play Store, start it by pressing on its icon located on the home screen of your device.
When the app starts, tap on the item Register, which you find on the main screen: in this section you will immediately be shown the phone numbers of blocked contacts who have tried to call you.
In case of doubts or problems or if you need more information regarding the use of this app, refer to my guide, in which I told you about it in more detail.
Other apps to know if a blocked number has called you
There are several other apps for Android that allow you to block incoming calls and SMS and some of these can be used to know if a blocked number has tried to call. Succeeding in this intent is really simple, as the apps in question are equipped with a log of blocked calls, accessible at the time of a tap on the screen. Here, then, are some of the alternative applications you can appeal to to find out if a blocked number has called you.
- Call Blocker: is a free app with a simple and linear user interface that allows you to block private numbers, unknown numbers and specific phone numbers added to the section Blacklist. The section Callinstead, it is the one that serves the purpose of this tutorial. Reach this screen, located in the main menu, and tap on the item Show Blocked, to find out if a number added to the blacklist has tried to contact you.
- Call Blocker: This free app can also be used for the purpose of this tutorial. It consists of two main screens: Blacklist, which is used to add numbers to the blacklist, and Calls blocked which, instead, shows the log of automatically filtered calls. Easier than that?
- Call Blocker with Blacklist and Whitelist Free: it is a more advanced free app than the previous ones, as it allows you to block numbers manually or by setting a specific schedule with days and times. In any case, accessing the section of the blocked calls log is very easy: press the icon ☰ which is at the top left and tap on the item Blocked calls log, to see the list of blocked phone numbers that have tried to contact you.