The Riddling and Mysterious Phenomenon of the iPhone!

For all you iPhone users out there, you know this has crossed your mind at least once! It all started when Twitter personality Freddy Cabrales posted a tweet illustrating his frustration at not knowing why you get a choice to answer calls in two different ways.

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The tweet went viral! And the hot topic was on everyone’s tongue. This compelled Business Insider to conduct an investigation as to why this phenomenon occurs amongst iPhone users. The results?

If you receive a call from a phone number not in your contacts, your iPhone will allow you to decline that call.

That same option appears too for somebody who is in your contacts but isn’t calling from an iPhone.


The only time when the swipe to accept screen pops up is when your phone is currently locked, regardless of who is calling or from what device.

Article: ABC 30 | Business Insider