How to Block a Phone Number on Your Android Device?

The Ultimate Guide To Block Numbers

Nowadays people are in touch with phone calls, messages, video calls, etc. Thanks to the Android smartphones, all from day began we used to talk with all our loved ones, friends, family, also there are some unwanted calls, spammers, annoying strangers, wrong calls, telemarketers, and other unwanted callers. You don’t need to suffer these unwanted ones, so follow the ultimate guide to blocking numbers below to make it possible.

There are different smartphones powered by android and every brand has its own flavor of their OS like OnePlus oxygen OS, Samsung’s OneUI, google stock android flavor, etc.

Now let us roll into some of the android smartphone brands which support inbuilt call blocking feature.

1. SAMSUNG SMARTPHONES

SAMSUNG

we all know the brand name SAMSUNG from years, In Samsung OneUI, they have given to auto-block a call incoming from spammers, strangers, It very simple to set the option to enable. Follow the steps below.

  • Open phone app and click on three dots on the top right corner then select settings.
  • Then select Block numbers.
  • Then, we can block unknown callers by selecting a number or block known ones by adding their contact.

2. LG SMARTPHONES

LIFE’S GOOD

Now we will show you how to block an unknown call or known contact in LG Smartphones, This process is pretty simple to follow and almost likely the same for the other brands in the list.

  • Open the phone app.
  • Tap the three-dot icon (top-right corner).
  • Select “Call Settings.”
  • Select “Reject Calls.”
  • Tap the “+” button and add the numbers you want to block.

3. HTC SMARTPHONES

HTC

HTC integrated android software is very simple to understand and blocking a call is very simple, can be completed in just a few seconds. Follow the steps below.

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

4. Huawei and Honor phones

HUAWEI

Huawei is the second-largest phone maker in the world. It’s doing great in various Asian markets as well as in Europe, Blocking calls on Huawei and Honor phones is fast and easy, as it only requires a few taps.

  • Open the Dialer app.
  • Tap and hold a number you want to block.
  • Tap “Block contact” and you’re done.

5. Stock Android (GOOGLE SMARTPHONES)

GOOGLE

If you come here for blocking phone calls in stock android then you have come for the right place, if you are using any GOOGLE’S pixel smartphones then we are having two methods to block a phone call

METHOD 1

The simplest one is to open your Phone app and access the section containing your recent calls. Long press on any of them and select “Block number.”

METHOD 2

  • Opening the Phone app, tap on the three-dot menu icon on the top-right corner
  • Select “Settings.” From the menu
  • Just hit “Call blocking” and add the numbers you want to block.

Smartphone brands which don’t give inbuilt feature to block the caller, we also have other alternative third-party apps to do the task easy. The following are some of them.

Third-party apps for blocking phone calls:-

1. Mr. Number:-

Mr. Number is a free and ad-free Android app that allows you to block unwanted calls and texts on your mobile phone. This app protects your phone from spam, allowing you to block calls from people as well as business callers, etc..

2. Call Blocker:-

Call Blocker pretty much works the same as Mr. Number and other call blocking apps. It will block unwanted and spam calls, and even comes with a Call Reminder feature that helps you identify unknown numbers.

Finally, we hope you all understood how to block an unknown or known call in ANDROID, if not comment below we are ready to help you.

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