Can’t Receive Incoming Calls on iPhone SE: Troubleshooting Guide

If you can’t receive incoming calls on iPhone SE, turn ON the Airplane Mode for a few seconds, then turn it OFF again. This will clear minor glitches affecting the phone to connect to the available network. If the problem persists, try the other tips we listed below. Read on.

Troubleshooting iPhone SE that Can’t Receive Incoming Calls

  • Incoming calls on the iPhone SE are going straight to voicemail.
  • Not receiving phone calls on iPhone SE.
  • Calls are directed straight to voicemail.
  • Can’t receive any calls on iPhone SE.
  • Not receiving calls from one or multiple numbers on iPhone SE.


If you find yourself missing some or all your incoming calls on your iPhone and having them land straight to your voicemail, then there a few steps you can take to fix this issue. Here is how to fix problems with incoming calls on your iPhone:

  • If you ported in your number recently from another Carrier, then contact your new service provider as there might have been an issue with your port. If you haven’t ported your number recently continue below.

  • Make sure the Do Not Disturb feature isn’t active as this directs all calls to voicemail. To turn it off, go to Settings > Do Not Disturb. Make sure “Manual” and “Scheduled” are off.
  • If Do Not Disturb is off, make sure the numbers you cant receive calls from aren’t blocked by checking your block list in Settings > Phone > Blocked.
  • You also need to ensure that Call Forwarding is disabled. Go to Settings > Phone > Call Forwarding.
  • If your Do not Disturb is already off and there are no numbers in your Block list, and Call Forwarding is turned off, the next step is to Reset your network settings.Tap Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
  • If that didn’t fix the issue and you can place calls but still can’t receive them, you will have to perform a backup/restore of your device. For help on performing a backup and restore, click here for a detailed guide.
  • If the issue isn’t solved after a backup/restore, contact your network provider.

I hope that we are able to help you fix the incoming call issue on  your iPhone SE device. If you find this information helpful, feel free to share this post.

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