How to divert an iPhone – how does call forwarding work?

How to divert calls on your iPhone:

Follow the instructions below to forward calls from an iphone:

  1. Go to the Settings app
  2. Click on “Phone” (about halfway down)
  3. Next go to “Call Forwarding”
  4. Call Forwarding is turned on by moving the button to the right
  5. Next click on “Forward To”
  6. Finally type in the phone number of where you want calls diverted to
  7. When finished, simply tap the back button to save changes

Diverting an iPhone – video instructions

Watch the video to divert calls in under 60 seconds or follow our guide by clicking the button below

Go to the home screen of your iPhone and select “settings”

iPhone divert instructions - select settings

Select/tap the ‘Phone’ tab as shown

select phone tab

Select/tap the call forwarding button

Select call forwarding

Toggle/select call forwarding (it should turn green)

Toggle call forwarding

Click on ‘Forward to’ as shown below

click forward to

To forward calls to another number, simply type in the phone number of where you want calls to be diverted to:

Type telephone number

Now return to call forwarding settings

Return to settings

The number you have just entered should now show in grey

Number should now be in grey

If everything has been successful then a phone icon with an arrow should now be appearing to the top of your iPhone screen to confirm that call forwarding is now on

Call forwarding success

Page Last Updated: May 3rd, 2023