Thanks to the smartphone revolution, it has made communication with our dear and loved ones better and easier as well. There comes conveniences as well as disturbances along with everything and this smartphone revolution and easy communication has also made way for spammers, telemarketers, unwanted callers. Who would like to get disturbed by all those spam callers and strangers? No one right!!!! If you are also among those people who are searching for a perfect solution to get rid of such kind of calls and callers, then here is the simple process for blocking a phone number on your Android phone.
Though there will not a generalized way for blocking mobile numbers in Android devices, let us now go through the processes involved in certain types of popular devices.
Blocking mobile number in stock Android devices:
You can do this by simply long pressing the mobile number that you wish to block from the phone app in your device and then just selecting the Block number option.
Or you can also do this by opening the phone app on your device and then tapping on the three dot icon, then select settings, and then hit call blocking where you can add all the phone numbers that you wish to block
Blocking calls on Samsung devices:
Samsung devices are very much popular among the mobile phone users and it is a trusted brand as well. If you also this device and wondering about the process of blocking a mobile number on your Samsung phone, then just simply follow the steps below
You just need to open the phone application available on your Samsung device and then select the number which you would like to add to the block list and hit the option more, and then select the option to add to reject list. You can add, remove and edit this list later on by going to Settings> Call Settings> All Calls> Auto Reject
Using third party application:
Some manufacturers don’t offer their users this rejecting feature by default, and in such cases, the users should make use of third party applications for rejecting unwanted calls. There are a number of applications available in the Google Play Store for the Android phone users. Mr. Number, Call Blocker, Calls Blacklistare some of the applications that you can make use of
You can download and install this application from the Google’s Android play store. This application is a very simple way of keeping a list of contacts that you don’t want to allow to contact you using your number.
You can simply launch the app and then add the contacts that you wish to put on the reject list in the Blacklist tab. You can add numbers to this list through your contacts, calls log, message log or you can also add numbers manually. That is it, those numbers that you added under the blacklist tab won’t be able to contact you.