Have you been sending messages to someone on iMessage but haven’t received a reply in days? Or maybe the blue bubble that indicates an iMessage has suddenly turned green. You might be wondering if this person has blocked you. Fortunately, there are some signs that can help confirm whether or not someone has blocked you on iMessage. In this blog post, we will discuss seven indicators to look out for when trying to figure out if someone has blocked you on iMessage. So let’s dive into it and find out!
Check iMessage Delivery Status
When you send a message on iMessage, it should be delivered to the recipient’s device almost immediately. However, if you suspect that someone has blocked you, one of the first things to check is whether your messages are being delivered.
To do this, simply tap and hold on the message bubble that you sent in the conversation thread with the suspected person. This will bring up a menu with various options – choose “Send as Text Message” option. If your message gets sent as an SMS instead of an iMessage, then there might be an issue with delivery.
Another way to check delivery status is by using Read Receipts feature on iMessage. When enabled, read receipts allow for sending notifications when recipients have seen your messages. If you notice that your messages show “Delivered” but never turn into “Read”, it could mean that they’ve blocked you or turned off their read receipt settings.
Look for the Moon Icon in iMessage
If you’re a regular iMessage user, you might have noticed that sometimes your messages are not delivered. It could be a network issue or something else entirely. But what if the message never gets delivered to only one specific contact? This could mean they have blocked you on iMessage.
One of the signs that someone has blocked you on iMessage is the Moon icon next to their name in your conversation list. This means they have enabled Do Not Disturb mode, which mutes all notifications from them, including text messages and phone calls.
But don’t jump to conclusions yet! The Moon icon doesn’t always indicate blocking; it can simply mean that person has turned off their notifications for a while. You can check this by sending them another message and waiting for an answer. If it still doesn’t get through after several attempts, then perhaps they’ve really blocked you.
Check Other Messaging Apps
If you suspect that someone has blocked you on iMessage, it’s worth checking other messaging apps to see if they’ve blocked you there too. Some people may prefer using alternative messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger, so this is a crucial step.
Check if the person is active on any of these apps. If they are but haven’t responded to your messages, it could mean that they have blocked you from all forms of communication.
Try sending them a message on one of these alternate platforms. If your message goes through and the recipient responds normally, then chances are high that they have only blocked you on iMessage specifically rather than everywhere else.
Call the Number You’re Texting
When you suspect someone may have blocked you on iMessage, one simple way to confirm is by calling them. If the call goes through and they answer or if it goes straight to voicemail, then they haven’t blocked your number.
However, just because the call goes straight to voicemail doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ve been blocked. The person might be in an area with poor signal or have their phone switched off.
If you’re still unsure whether or not someone has blocked your number after calling them, try calling from a different number to see if that makes a difference. This can help rule out any issues with your own device or network connection.
Attempt to Call from a Different Number
If you’ve tried calling the person who might have blocked you on iMessage, and it goes straight to voicemail or doesn’t ring at all, it’s possible that they have indeed blocked your number. However, before jumping to conclusions, try calling from a different number.
By using another phone line or borrowing a friend’s phone, make the call again and see if it rings through. If this works and they answer, then there may be an issue with your original phone signal or connection.
It’s important to note that some people may not pick up when receiving calls from unknown numbers. So if you do get through but don’t receive an answer, try leaving a voicemail message explaining why you called in the first place.
Double-Check with WhatsApp Messages
If you suspect that someone has blocked you on iMessage, it’s a good idea to double-check with WhatsApp messages. While the two messaging platforms are different, they share one thing in common: both require an internet connection. If your message is delivered successfully on WhatsApp but not iMessage, then there’s a high chance that you’ve been blocked.
To verify if someone has blocked you on iMessage using WhatsApp, simply send them a text and wait for the delivery report. A single tick indicates that your message was sent while two ticks indicate its delivery. If there are no blue ticks after some time or if the person doesn’t respond to your message, then chances are they have either blocked or deleted your contact.
It’s worth noting that this isn’t always foolproof as the recipient may not be available on their phone at the moment or might have disabled their data or Wi-Fi connection. However, combining this method with others can help give a clearer picture of whether or not someone has actually blocked you from sending messages through iMessage.
What Is the Difference Between a Text Message and an iMessage?
Text messaging and iMessaging are two different methods of sending messages from one device to another.
A text message is sent through your cellular network, while an iMessage is sent through Apple’s servers using Wi-Fi or cellular data.
The main difference between the two is that iMessages offer more features such as end-to-end encryption, read receipts, and the ability to send not only texts but also photos, videos, GIFs and other attachments without incurring additional charges for SMS/MMS fees.
How to Block Someone on iMessage and Activate iMessaging on iPhone Devices.
By now, you should have a clear idea of the signs that indicate someone may have blocked you on iMessage. Keep in mind that some of these indicators can also be caused by other issues and not necessarily because someone has blocked you.
If you’ve determined that someone has indeed blocked you on iMessage, it might be time to consider blocking them as well. Blocking someone is easy and straightforward on iPhone devices. You simply need to open their contact information, scroll down to the bottom, and select “Block this Caller.”
Additionally, if your iMessaging feature isn’t working correctly or has been turned off accidentally, follow these steps to activate it:
1. Go to settings
2. Select messages
3. Turn on iMessage
While being blocked on iMessage can feel frustrating or hurtful at first glance; there are ways for you to confirm whether this is actually happening or not so that you can take appropriate action moving forward. Always remember to respect other people’s boundaries and privacy when communicating with them online!