Blocking Calls

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Blocking Calls

Turn off automated unwanted phone calls or if you are regularly harassed by strangers, disturbed by persons of malicious calls. It's good to know how to block a number on Android or Windows Phone. Some manufacturers bury blacklist features deep in the settings pane, and some old device do not offer any native blocking functionality at all. Thankfully, there are ways to block calls on your Android device.

Blocking calls on Smartphone

Attention The methods will vary slightly according to your specific device and the version of Android that you are using or Windows Phone. There are a lot of presentations for your specific device on YouTube (or looking for developer forums). If you are running Android 4.4 or a later version, you now have the option to disable the caller directly from the Phone app.


(only Android 4.4 or newest and MARSHMALLOW 6.0 or newest version). From phone application: - On the main screen, touch the Phone icon at the bottom, left.

touch the Phone icon

At the top right, tap on the three punctuations for More options.

More options

Then touch the Settings button.

Settings button

In the next window, select Call (or Call Lock).

Call Lock

In the next window, tap the Call rejection link.

Call rejection

In the new window, touch the Auto reject list link.

Auto reject list

In next window check the box, next to the Unknown, to block unknown phone number.

block unknown phone number

To turn off a friend's number, touch the + plus sign above.

Touch the plus sign

Add a phone number or multiple selected phone numbers by tapping the Contacts icon and then selecting the phone number you want to block from the selected contact list and finally tap on SAVE link.

tap on SAVE link

If you receive a call from someone, from a locked number or a secret number, the phone automatically blocks it. If this options described above, do not suits, or you just want a simpler way to block calls from your Android smartphone, you'll need an external application, which may be the best solution. You can try out more programs from the Google Store online, where you can choose a free or paid one.

Offer (free)

Should I Answer: a free mobile security application that protects against unsolicited, unwanted or hidden calls. Download: Google Play ...

    Notification functions:

  1. - Displays the caller's number immediately when the phone starts to ring.
  2. - Perform offline (no Internet connection needed).
  3. Block functions:

  4. - Blocking hidden calls.
  5. - Premium call blocking.
  6. - Can blocks all calls from numbers which are not in contact list!

- Displays the caller's number immediately when the phone starts to ring.

Displays the caller's number