5 Quick Steps to Block Calls on Your Android Phone

Calls from unwanted sources is an increasing problem for mobile phone users. In this feature, we'll show you how you can block these unwanted calls.

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There are several reasons that you want to block certain calls and SMSes. But finding the path to block calls can take some time. Some manufacturers bury blacklist features deep in your phone's settings. or even worse, some older devices may not provide native blocking features at all.

5 Quick Steps to Block Calls on Your Android Phone

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But here's our guide to blocking phone calls and text messages on your Android phone.
Actually, you can do this in 3 ways. These include the following.

1) You can active DND services which will enable you to stop Ads, SMS, and Calls. If you are looking for ways to activate Do Not Disturb service on your phone, here is our guide.

2) You can also opt for third party applications like True caller and FB Hello dialer.

3) Simply block the intended number directly from your Android mobile's phonebook.

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5 Quick Steps to Block Calls on Your Android Phone

However, in this post, we are discussing how to block any number directly from your contact list or phone book. So here goes-

Step 1. Go to contacts on your Android device.

Step 2. Tap Settings and then click on the dotted icon appearing at the top right.

Step 3. Now from the drop down menu, choose blocked contacts.

Step 4. Then you will see a '+' sign on the blocked contact menu. Tap on that in order to block a number.

Step 5. Now simply add the particular number to your blocked number list. You're done!

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