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How To Block Phone Numbers On Android Devices


Now a days it is getting very common and easier for every person to remain in touch with their loved ones and known persons due to our new gadgets running android versions mostly. But there are some strangers and spammers as well on the hub who misuse and annoy us by making calls and messages to us which we don’t want.

Here at androidveterans.com we are discussing how to block phone numbers on your android devices..

Block Phone Numbers

Built-in call blocker:

Mostly android devices have a built in call blocker app installed in them which helps a lot from spammers or strangers who try to disturb us. You just have to put that number in the blocker list and you are done. There will be no call or message coming towards you from that annoying number. There are some certain android devices which are only stocked with certain android roms. On these devices you can block any number by going to call log and long press the number which disturbs you, there will be an option to block the contact or number.

Carrier brands:

Now a days even some carriers are also offering the call blocking services to their customers as well. This is because of the reason that sometimes we change our android devices and forget to install blocker apps so if we already have blocked certain numbers through our carrier brand then there will be no disturbance by the annoying number to us.

Call blocker on Samsung phones:

Samsung is the almost the well known manufacturer of android devices. It has the blocking built in app. Here you can check how to do that

  1. Open the Phone app.
  2. Select which number you want to block and hit “More” (located on the top-right corner).
  3. Select “Add to Auto-Reject List”.
  4. To remove or make more edits, go to Settings > Call Settings > All Calls > Auto Reject.

Call blocker on LG phones:

Let’s check out how to do that on lg devices:

  1. Open the Phone app.
  2. Tap the 3-dot icon (top-right corner).
  3. Select “Call Settings”.
  4. Select “Reject Calls”.
  5. Tap the ‘+’ button and add the numbers you want blocked.

Call blocker on HTC phones:

  1. Open the Phone app.
  2. Press and hold the phone number.
  3. Select “Block Contact”.
  4. Select “OK”.
  5. You can remove them from the blocked list on the People app.

In this era, landline numbers are extinct, and all the spammers, telemarketers, and other unwanted callers have a new target which is your mobile phone. With these call blocking apps and our carrier brands we have found a relief in our busy life to avoid such strange calls. There are many apps for call blocking available on Google play store as well while third party apps are also available.


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