I guess it is a common problem with all of us, receiving spam calls and telemarketing calls every single day. It can be really annoying when people constantly keep calling you and you don't want to answer the call. Moreover, they always call from different numbers too.
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Fortunately, you can always block the annoying number on your android phone using third-party apps. By using these apps you will not receive any calls or text messages from the blocked number.
While some high-end Android phones may offer this feature built-in, but still many don't. So, our wise and the best option lies in using a third-party app that works on all android smartphones.
Furthermore, many call blocking apps also offer extra features which can make it even easier to block calls and messages.
So here are 5 free and best call blocking apps for Android that you can use. Have a look and you can probably select an app from this list, download the app from Google Play Store, install it and just stop receiving unwanted calls and SMS.
Call Control Call Blocker
With over One Billion calls blocked to date, Call Control is the original blocking app trusted by millions worldwide! As such, the app is proactive in automatically blocking calls from spammers and robocallers.
Users can block calls from the IRS scam, Microsoft Tech scam, Grandparent scam and block calls from thousands of other scammers. Block anyone by adding them to your personal blacklist.
In addition, Call Control blocks calls silently so you're not bothered with spam calls.
Blacklist Plus - Call Blocker
Blacklist Plus is an easy to use call blocker. Users can not only add any contact or number from the calls and messages logs but also the whole range of any phone numbers that begin with certain digits to the blacklist. Any numbers in any format can be added to both the black and the white lists.
Blacklist Plus is a powerful call blocker and provides a whole range of options for managing the blocking, such as scheduling, blocking hidden numbers, as well as the option to turn off notifications and setup password protection (available only in the PRO version).
Truecaller: Caller ID & Block
Truecaller identifies unknown callers and blocks unwanted calls. Users of this app can even see names and photos of people who call, even if they aren't saved in your phonebook. The app makes calling experience smarter and more delightful.
With a community-based spam list of over 200 million users, Truecaller might be the only phone app you'll ever need. Truecaller also never uploads your phonebook to make it searchable or public. 3G or Wi-Fi is required for Truecaller Caller ID to work.
Calls Blacklist - Call Blocker
This is an app that features call blocker and SMS filter in one app. As such, users can easily block calls and messages by just adding the unwanted numbers to the blacklist or by enabling one of blocking options: "Private numbers", "Unknown numbers" or "All calls".
Users can also block numbers by prefix. This app is easy to use, lightweight and provides a wide range of functions.
Caller ID & Block
With this app, you can take control of your phone. Users can also leverage a worldwide database of over 1 billion numbers.
Moreover, the enhanced caller ID feature of the app allows users to never answer an unknown number again. In addition, the caller ID features include: revealing the name and photo of all incoming and outgoing calls, blocking calls from known spammers and unwanted callers, performing reverse phone lookups.