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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.

Stock Android

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.

  1. Open your phone's Dialer app.
  2. Select a number from the list that you want to block and tap "More" (which is present on the top-right corner).
  3. Select "Add to Auto-Reject List".
  4. To remove the block list numbers and for more edit, go to Settings > Call Settings > All Calls > Auto Reject.

How to block a phone number on LG phones

Now, we will see how to block a phone number on Android LG phone.

  1. Open your phone's Dialer app.
  2. Tap on the three-dot icon present on the top-right corner.
  3. Select "Call Settings".
  4. Select "Reject Calls".
  5. Now, tap on the "+" button to add a number which you want to block.

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.

  1. Open your phone's Dialer app.
  2. Press and hold a phone number which you want to block.
  3. Select the "Block Contact" option.
  4. Select "OK".

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.

  1. Open your Phone's Dialer app.
  2. Long-press a number that you want to block.
  3. Tap "Add to blacklist".

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

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.

How to block a number on Android

Mr. Number

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.

How to block a number on Android

Calls Blacklist

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.

How to block a number on Android




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