Making a call on iPhone is as simple as choosing a number in your contacts, or tapping one of your favorites or recent calls. Or just ask Siri to “call Bob Jones.”
WARNING: For important information about avoiding distractions while on a call, see Important safety information.
Add favorites. With Favorites, you can make a call with a single tap. To add someone to your Favorites list, tap . You can also add names to Favorites from Contacts. In Contacts, tap Add to Favorites at the bottom of a card, and tap the number to add.
Delete a name or rearrange your Favorites list. Tap Edit.
Return a recent call. Tap Recents, then tap the call. Tap to get more info about the call, or the caller. A red badge indicates the number of missed calls.
Dial manually. Tap Keypad, enter the number, then tap Call.
Paste a number to the keypad: Tap the screen above the keyboard, then tap Paste.
Enter a soft (2-second) pause: Touch the “*” key until a comma appears.
Enter a hard pause (to pause dialing until you tap the Dial button): Touch the “#” key until a semicolon appears.
Redial the last number: Tap Keypad, tap Call to display the number, then tap Call again.
For best results, speak the full name of the person you’re calling. When voice dialing a number, speak each digit separately—for example, “four one five, five five five….” For the 800 area code in the U.S., you can say “eight hundred.”