It is very annoying to get calls from unknown numbers most of the time and more so when the call turns out to be a sales call or of a tele-marketer or for something that is irrelevant for you. That’s when you can make use of one of the features in phones where you can block a particular number or a contact. The feature can be used in Android devices as well as iPhone and helps you stay away from irritating calls and contacts you would not like to get calls and messages from. Now, there are various ways you can block calls on different devices. If you are an Android or iOS user and looking for a way to block calls on your device, you have hit the right place. This article helps you with how to block calls on Samsung devices, LG phones, HTC phones, Huawei phones and iPhone.
Now, there are various ways you can block calls on Android devices. While there are various ways for various devices to block calls, the process of doing it is extremely simple and easy. If you own a Samsung device and want to block calls on the device, it is very easy to do and can be done in a jiffy. Here’s how to block a call on Samsung Phone.
First of all, select the “Phone” icon present on the home screen.
After you have tapped on the “Phone” icon, tap “More” at the top right corner of the screen followed by a tap on “Settings”.
In “Settings” after tapping on “Call Settings”, you will find “Call Blocking” or “Call Rejection” option listed. Here you can manage the numbers in the Block list where you can add numbers or remove numbers as well. This also allows you to set up automatic Call-reject message if you wish to have.
There’s another way you can block calls and messages on your Samsung device and that can be done through your call log. To block calls and messages this way, open “Phone” app on the device, tap on log and then tap on the number or contact followed by a tap on “More” and “Block Settings”. You will now find the option to turn the “Call block” and “Message block” on.
So, it is easy to block calls on Samsung devices following these steps.
It is relatively easy to block calls on LG phones. This feature, like in other devices, is one of the built in features in LG devices. You can easily block calls or put numbers in the reject or block list to avoid calls from those numbers and here’s how you can do it.
First of all, in the LG device, tap open the “Phone” app which is used to make calls. Now, tap the Menu button followed by selecting “Call Settings”.
After you have opened “Call Settings”, tap on “Call Reject” option that shows up on the screen as shown below.
Now, a pop up screen will be presented to you asking to select “Call reject mode”. Select “Reject calls on list” in “Call reject mode” as shown on the picture below.
After you have selected the Call reject mode, select “Reject calls from” where you can then add contacts or numbers to the list you don’t wish to get calls from. To add contacts and numbers, tap the ‘+’ sign. This is where you can get the numbers listed to block calls.
So, it is very easy to block calls in LG devices following the above steps.
HTC phones also have almost the same of blocking calls as is in Samsung devices. The feature is built in to be called an integrated call blocking system to be used to block calls. Here is how to block unwanted calls on HTC Phones.
First of all, tap on the “Phone” app which is used to make calls on the HTC device.
After you have opened the “Phone” app present on the home screen of the phone, go to “Call history”.
Now, tap and hold the number you wish to block on the screen. You will find an option saying “Block Contact” or “Block caller”. So, tap on the “Block Contact” option to add the number to the block list.
You can even review the blocked contacts through the “Phone” app by selecting the “menu” icon present at the top right corner with three dots. This integrated call blocking feature helps in adding numbers or contacts to the block list on HTC devices.
It is easy apparently to block calls on Huawei Phones as Huawei Phones also come with integrated call blocking feature which can be used to add a contact or number to be blocked. Here are the steps to block calls on Huawei device:
Open the dialer app on the home screen which is used to make calls on Huawei device. Now, after you have opened the dialer app, tap on “logs” and search for the number which you would like to block and stop getting calls from.
After you have found the number which is to be blocked, tap and hold the number and then tap on “Add to reject list”. The number will then be added to the reject list.
You can as well add numbers to the reject list manually.
iPhone has one of the robust ways to block numbers or contact. Here are some steps to block unwanted calls on iPhone.
First of all, to block a contact, a number which is already added to the contact list, open “Settings” and then tap on “Phone” and in it, “Call Blocking and Identification”.
Now, tap on “Block Contact” and you will now find a window showing all the contacts. Here you would be able to scroll up and down through names. So, check for the names which you would like to block. Now, tap on the names you would wish to block and you will be taken back to the window with blocked list showing up with the selected names added.
In this way you can add contacts to the blocked list.
Now, there are some steps to block a number which is not saved in the contact list and here’s what the steps are.
First of all, go to “Phone” app on the home screen and tap on “Recents”.
After you have tapped on “Recents”, look for the number you wish to block and tap on the blue “I” beside the number in the log. Now, scroll down and select “Block This Caller” to block the number.
This will block that caller and you won’t receive calls or messages from that number.
Unwanted calls have become such a big mess these days that each and everyone of us needs a solution to that. Even service providers are not able to do much except put your number on do not call list on request, although doing this do not ensure that you would not get any of the useless phone calls. So, today we came up with some of the steps to block calls on different devices. I am sure using the above steps will help you to easily block calls on Android devices and iPhone and stay away from unwanted calls.