iOS 14 reduced incoming call notifications to a banner at the top of the screen. Most people are probably happy with this, as they can continue doing whatever they were doing without a major interruption, but some people may still prefer the old full screen notification. For one, if you have your iPhone on silent, a full screen call alert is probably going to catch your eye more easily than the smaller version.
Unwanted spam calls have been flooding mobile devices across the country. The wave of telemarketers and unknown Caller ID incoming calls continues despite iPhone owners trying to block numbers or install robocall detection apps. With iOS 13 and later, Apple has made it easier to prevent unwanted calls.
Full screen calls interrupt any actions you're performing on your iOS device while Banner calls present a less intrusive option in the form of a banner notification. Banner calls also make it easier to continue using your iPhone or iPad while accepting an incoming call.
Switching between to two options is easy. Here's how:
Looking to permanently block a phone number on the iPhone? Apple has added this built-in functionality to iOS 7 and later. Contacts and numbers on your iOS block list will be prevented from contacting you with phone calls, iMessages, SMS text messages or FaceTime.