iPhone users (iOS 6) can decline calls while choosing to reply with a text or set a reminder to call back. This feature will let you be able to politely decline an incoming call when you are busy and you can’t answer. This short tutorial will show how to reject a call with a text message and how to set a reminder to call caller back at a time or at a certain location.
Reply with a text (i)Message
When your iPhone rings, tap on the little phone icon in the lower right and swipe up. You’ll get the option to either reply with a message or set a reminder you to call the person back later. To send a text, tap on Reply with Message. Here you may choose different default options. You’ll have these options:
- I’ll call you later
- I’m on my way
- What’s up?
To customize the three options, you may tap Settings -> Phone -> Reply with Message. Here you may enter your personalized answers.
How to Set Reminders (Reming me Later)
After sliding up during an incoming call, you will see another option for setting a reminder. This option supports location based or time based reminders.Options are:
- In 1 hour…
- When I Leave
- When I reach home
For location based reminders to work, you’ll need to have Location Services enabled.Location info is established inside the Siri settings menu (Settings > General > Siri)
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