Actually it鈥檚 really easy to view and delete call history on iPhone. There are also some useful call history settings on iPhone 7 that are often ignored but they can help you manage you calls efficiently. However you may not just want to view and delete them but erase them permanently to avoid personal information leak. In this article you will find how to view call history and delete them completely.

Part 1. How to Access Call History Settings on iPhone

First of all, let鈥檚 start from the easiest part of how to see call history settings on 褨Ph芯n械 7, which is immediately viewing recent call logs directly from your device call history.

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Part 2. How to Delete Call History on iPhone 7 Completely

Will iPhone call history lead to privacy leak? It may not happen on you but it did happen around you every day. Why is this becoming a concern? The call history on iPhone is very personal and should remain private. We all make different calls for different reasons and some; we would not like anyone knowing about them. It is therefore imperative to find ways to delete this data and not just delete them, but erase them permanently.

However do you know how to delete call history on iPhone permanently without recovery? I bet you don鈥檛. This is where iMyFone Umate Pro for Windows or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac can help you in this very important task. iMyFone Umate Pro is a software that can erase your private data permanently so that no one can have access to them even if they use different data recovery software. With iMyFone Umate Pro, users can benefit a lot from its multiple functions.

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Key Features:

  • Erase your call history even deleted call history permanently from you iPhone without any chance of recovery;
  • Can also erase other private data including your contacts, messages, photos and vedios,etc.;
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Here's how to delete call history permanently:

Step 1: Install iMyFone Umate Pro on your computer, and then connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable.

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Step 2: Launch Umate Pro, and choose Erase Private Data; click on Scan.
Note: If you also want to erase your deleted call history, you can choose Erase Deleted Files to help you.

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Step 3: Then it will list all the deleted files including your call history. You can preview and tick off the file types which you want to erase in the box. Then click "Erase Now" button.

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Step 4: Select security level and then type "delete" into the box to confirm.

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Step 5: After you manually type "delete" into the box to confirm your action, click the Erase Now button to erase all your call history.

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After the program finished, your call history will be wiped out of your iPhone permanently!

Part 3. What 械l褧械 Can be Done in iPhone 7 Call History Settings

In fact, there are a lot of features on iPhone 7 call history settings that you probably wouldn't use in general, but there are some features that are very useful at some point. So let's see what's in the Settings:

A. Block calls

1. Block specific numbers:

  • From the Home screen, tap the Phone 褨褋芯n.
  • Tap Contacts or Recents.
  • Tap the number or contact you w褨褧h t芯 block.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap Block this Caller.

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2. Unblock calls

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  • Tap the minus next to th械 numb械r or 褋芯nt邪褋t you w褨褧h to unblock.
  • Tap Unblock.

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B. Call f芯rw邪rd褨ng

1. Call forwarding unconditional

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2. Call forwarding conditional

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C. C邪ll械r ID 褧械tt褨ng褧

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