Tag Archive: Caller


How to Change FaceTime Caller ID on iPhone & iPad

Whenever you make a FaceTime call on an iPhone or iPad the person you are calling will see your caller ID. That ID could be your phone number, or an email address associated with your device, but if it’s one that they don’t already have saved as a contact they won’t know it’s you. It’s … Read More

How to Block Unknown Callers & “No Caller ID” on iPhone

Now that we can block callers on the iPhone by selecting a specific number or contact, wouldn’t it be nice to go further and stop all “Unknown” callers and “No Caller ID” calls from coming to the iPhone too? Typically the “Unknown”, “No Caller ID”, and “Blocked” callers are telemarketers, robocalls, and other annoying types, … Read More

Fix an “Unapproved Caller” SecurityAgent Message in Mac OS X

Rarely, Mac users may encounter a random error message which appears somewhat disconcerting, with an OS X pop-up message saying “Unapproved caller. SecurityAgent may only be invoked by Apple software.” This message can appear at random when using certain apps, or after logging in or a reboot, and is sometimes followed by crashing and other … Read More

Apple Being Sued Over Caller ID Patents

It seems like Apple ends up heading to court very often nowadays and this time ist no different. Seattle-based Cequint Inc. is seeking unspecified damages related to claims of Apple products infringing on caller ID related patents. The company who seeks to go to court in Wilmington, Delaware (where the complaint was filed yesterday) wants to prevent Apple from using the technology being disputed. There arent too many details out as of yet regarding the  [Read More…]

Block Caller ID on iPhone to Always Make Blocked Calls

Always Make Blocked Calls from iPhone The iPhone can be set to always hide the dialing phones number from the recipients caller IDs. This works by initiating every phone call with the prefix *67 to force the number to appear as Blocked on the receiving caller ID. This is helpful for making anonymous phone calls, or if you just want to be sent to someones voicemail. Launch Settings and tap on  [Read More…]