How to Activate iPhone 13 Call Forwarding Feature

Call forwarding is a feature that allows you to redirect incoming calls to a different phone number. So when somebody calls you, your phone won’t ring as the call will automatically be forwarded to a different number.

Some iPhone 13 users may find this feature helpful, especially the ones that often cater to calls from clients.

So it’s better that you learn how to forward calls so that you will be able to use such a feature if you’re not available to receive calls but doesn’t want to miss important ones.

It will be very helpful if you also have someone to receive the calls instead of you.

Easy Steps to Enable iPhone 13 Call Forwarding

The following steps will show you the process of activating and setting up call forwarding on the iPhone 13 . Actual screens and menu items however, may vary between cellular carriers.

Step 1: Unlock your iPhone to access the Home screen and then find and tap the Settings icon.

Doing so will open up the Settings app, which allows you to tweak some settings and make your device work the way you want it.

Step 2: While inside the Settings screen, scroll down to find Phone and then tap on it.

The Phone app settings menu will load up on the next display. Here, you will see relevant settings and features you can use and manage.

Step 3: Look for the Call section and then tap Call Forwarding.

Another window opens with the Call forwarding switch for you to toggle on or off.

Step 4: To activate the feature, simply tap to turn ON the Call Forwarding switch.

Once enabled, the Forward To option becomes accessible.

Step 5: Now tap Forward To, and then, enter the phone number on the next screen using the onscreen keypad.

Be sure to type in the complete phone number including the correct area code.

As you can see, there is no Save or Done button you can tap on because the call forwarding feature will be activated as soon as the phone number is entered.

Step 6: That said, just tap the Back key to return to the previous menu and apply the recent changes to the call forwarding settings at the same time.

The receiving phone number will also appear next to Forward to.

Should you wish to edit that number, simply tap Forward to and then make the necessary changes to the phone number.

Some carriers also allow their subscribers to activate call forwarding through a dedicated website or an app.

Aside from that, you can also use the feature called conditional call forwarding, where you can set you own conditions before your iPhone 13 forwards the call to the designated number.

For instance, you can make your device ring first before the call is forwarded.

The good thing about these features is that you can turn off call forwarding anytime you want, and use it only when you really need to.

Forwarded phone calls will still charge you with the usual rate, though. So don’t be surprised to see your bill rise even if you’re only forwarding all the calls to a different number.

To learn more about call forwarding, you should call your service provider. They might as well give your the call forwarding codes if necessary.

We hope that this simple guide can help you one way or the other.