How to block a number on Android
In our daily life, we contact with lots of people such as family members, friends, and other persons easily and faster through Android phones. But lots of people who contact us through mobile device. Some callers are spammers, telemarketers, irritating strangers, and fake callers. You don't want to pay attention towards these unwanted callers. Go forward and block them.
In this article, you will learn how to block a number on an Android phone.
Block a phone number with built-in features
Most of the Android smartphones contain a built-in feature to block phone numbers. The built-in feature to block a phone number in the Android phone varies from phone to phone (or model to model). So the process of blocking a number is unique on each specific device.
Here, we don't discuss the necessary detail about every single phone. You will learn an idea to block a phone number in most popular devices.
If you want to block a phone number on a stock Android phone such as Google Pixel 3, it can be done in two ways.
The easiest method is to open your Phone Dialer app and go to recent call logs. Long-press on a number which you want to block and select the option "Block number".
In the second option, open your Phone Dialer app and tap on the three vertical dot menu icon. After that select "Settings" and go to "Call blocking" option, here add a number which you want to block.
How to block a phone number on Samsung phones
Samsung is one of the largest smartphone manufacturer company in the world. Let's see how we block a phone number in Samsung smartphones.
How to block a phone number on LG phones
Now, we will see how to block a phone number on Android LG phone.
How to block a phone number on HTC phones
Now, we will look here how to block a phone number on the HTC phone. Blocking a phone number on the HTC phone is simple, and it takes a few seconds.
How to block a phone number on Huawei and Honor phones
Huawei and Honor are the second-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. It is performing well in Asian as well as European markets. Blocking a phone number in Huawei and Honor is simple, and it takes only a few seconds.
How to block a phone number using a third-party app
If your Android device doesn't provide an in-built feature to block a phone number or you found it as lacking. You can also go for a third-party number blocking or call blocking Android app.
Here, we will see how to block a phone number using some third-party Android apps.
Call Blocker is a free call blocker app, which comes with ad-supported. Its premium version provides the Private Space, which securely stores your private SMS message and call logs.
This app blocks spam and unwanted calls. The Call Blocker app also offers a Call Reminder feature, which helps you to identify the incoming unknown numbers. It provides a Whitelist functionality that shorts the number which comes regularly. You can download this app from Google Play Store.
Mr. Number is a free Android app. It allows you to block unwanted calls and messages to your phone. This app doesn't display any ads. The app offers you to block an individual, an area code, and even the entire country phone number. You can download this app from Google Play Store.
Calls Blacklist is a simple app through which you can block the list of the phone number. It is available in both free and paid versions. The free version contains ads; however, the paid version is available for $2.
To block a phone number, launch the app and add a number in a Blacklist tab. It also offers to add a number from call logs, contacts, messages logs, or add it manually. You can download this app from Google Play Store.