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Old Jun 20, 2013, 05:36 PM   #1
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Secret feature in iOS 7 which no one has noticed

The recent ios7 beta uptates has lots of features, but this is a feature which I have never read about. ios7 users can now block contacts in messages, Phone and facetime.
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 05:38 PM   #2
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This has been discussed & was mentioned during the keynote at WWDC.

Glad you found it though.
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 05:38 PM   #3
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The recent ios7 beta uptates has lots of features, but this is a feature which I have never read about. ios7 users can now block contacts in messages, Phone and facetime.
yeah...a lot of people have talked about it
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 05:38 PM   #4
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The recent ios7 beta uptates has lots of features, but this is a feature which I have never read about. ios7 users can now block contacts in messages, Phone and facetime.
Thanks for the input but this has been well documented.
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 05:38 PM   #5
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This was in the keynote... not really a secret.
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 05:44 PM   #6
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Many of these little secrets are being talked about here:
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1593268
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 05:45 PM   #7
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The recent ios7 beta uptates has lots of features, but this is a feature which I have never read about. ios7 users can now block contacts in messages, Phone and facetime.
Yes, it's there and no one talks about it, but I think it's because not everyone wants to block phone numbers, unless you have stalkers or collections, but it's nice to have the option thought.
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 06:44 PM   #8
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Yes, it's there and no one talks about it, but I think it's because not everyone wants to block phone numbers, unless you have stalkers or collections, but it's nice to have the option thought.
It's been talked about plenty, and it's certainly no secret.
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 07:33 AM   #9
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Yep its proved invaluable to me in blocking all contact from an ex.

All I need now is to find a way to bounce her emails back
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 08:09 AM   #10
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 09:18 AM   #11
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This was in the keynote... not really a secret.
Other than some people in attendance were thinking about other things by that point.
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 02:46 PM   #12
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The recent ios7 beta uptates has lots of features, but this is a feature which I have never read about. ios7 users can now block contacts in messages, Phone and facetime.
Welcome to last week.
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 02:51 PM   #13
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Well that's embarrassing...
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 03:02 PM   #14
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not a secret TS
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 03:16 PM   #15
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How cute?
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 04:12 PM   #16
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I ws very happy to see this feature mentioned at the WWDC keynote. It was something I've requested and it's now a reality.

One feature I haven't see anyone talk about is Do Not Disturb. Have they updated it to allow texts to come through for allowed contacts?
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 04:28 PM   #17
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I ws very happy to see this feature mentioned at the WWDC keynote. It was something I've requested and it's now a reality.

One feature I haven't see anyone talk about is Do Not Disturb. Have they updated it to allow texts to come through for allowed contacts?
The only noticeable update for Do Not Disturb is that you can now have it working when the phone is unlocked as well (or have it like before, only when the phone is locked).
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 06:50 PM   #18
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The only noticeable update for Do Not Disturb is that you can now have it working when the phone is unlocked as well (or have it like before, only when the phone is locked).
Oh well, at least they made it more functional. Thanks for the reply!
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 07:49 PM   #19
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Yep its proved invaluable to me in blocking all contact from an ex.

All I need now is to find a way to bounce her emails back
Email rules.
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Old Jun 22, 2013, 05:22 AM   #20
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Old Jun 22, 2013, 08:43 AM   #21
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Haha embarrassing.
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