How to Make iPhone Answer Calls Automatically

Written By Dhvanesh Reviewed By How-to iPhone 2 Min Read

Do you sometimes end up missing important calls because your hands were otherwise occupied? Well, with the auto-answer feature, you can easily make your iPhone automatically answer calls when you need it to. For instance, when you’re busy cooking up something in the kitchen or are driving and expecting an important call, it’s difficult or cumbersome to swipe to answer. So, let’s read on to find out how it works.

How to Enable Auto-Answer Calls on iPhone 

  1. Go to SettingsAccessibilityTouch.Open Settings Tap on Accessibility and Tap on Touch Note: If you’re using an older version of iOS, go to Settings → General → Accessibility and scroll down.
  2. Tap on Call Audio Routing.
  3. Tap on Auto-Answer Calls.Tap on Call Audio Routing and Then Tap Auto-Answer Calls
  4. On the next screen, toggle ON Auto-Answer Calls.Enable Auto-Answer Calls on iPhone 
  5. On the same screen, You can also set the duration of time your phone will ring before a call is automatically answered.
  6. To increase the time duration, tap on the “+” button.Tap on Plus to Increase Time Duration for Auto-Answer Calls on iPhone
  7. Tap on the “-“ button to decrease it.Tap on Minus to Decrease Time Duration for Auto-Answer Calls on iPhone

That’s all. Now, you will be able to automatically pick up calls after the set duration of time. If you ever wish to disable, follow the same steps, and turn auto-answer calls switch in the end.

Summing Up

What do you think of this auto-call feature? In which situation would you like to use it? Shoot your views in the comments below.

The only downside of this feature, if any, is that it will automatically answer even spam or fraud calls. I wish there was a way to avoid it. You might also want to read about reachability in iOS, which is another feature that makes life convenient in specific circumstances. 

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The founder of iGeeksBlog, Dhvanesh, is an Apple aficionado, who cannot stand even a slight innuendo about Apple products. He dons the cap of editor-in-chief to make sure that articles match the quality standard before they are published.
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