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WHY YOUR IPHONE CAN 'ACCEPT' OR 'DECLINE' SOME CALLS BUT ONLY 'SLIDE TO ANSWER' OTHERS


Ever wonder why you get two options to answer phone calls on your iPhone? The answer is pretty simple.

Even with access to a plethora of information at their fingertips, iPhone users are plagued by not knowing why their phone calls come in two different ways: swipe to accept, or press to decline.

However, if you receive a call while your phone is on lock, that is when the slide to answer option will appear. Photo/ABC Owned Television Stations

On Friday, Twitter personality Freddy Cabrales posted a tweet illustrating his frustration at not knowing why calls come in two different ways.

IS IT JUST ME CAUSE I CANT FIGURE OUT WHY I CAN CHOOSE TO DECLINE SOMETIMES AND SOMETIMES I CANT. pic.twitter.com/SqwN6xgaHW

— FREDDY (@FreddyAmazin) February 27, 2015

Cabrales' tweet went viral, which prompted Business Insider to initiate their own investigation into the calling conundrum. Here is what they found out below.

Does the slide to accept screen appear when your iPhone is receiving a call from someone not in your contacts? Result: No.

Does the slide to accept screen appear when your iPhone is receiving a call from a number not associated with an Apple device? Result: No.

Does the slide to accept screen appear when your iPhone is receiving a call while it is in lock? Result: Yes!

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