Android smartphones is an excellent way to communicate with your loved ones. You can reach out to them anytime and anywhere you want. It is an amazing facility but like all facilities, this one is also misused. There are some people who use their phones to either make prank calls or irritate someone.
Naturally, it is not possible for you to turn off your phone to avoid these kinds of people, as then your own family and friends won’t be able to reach out to you. So, what are you to do? We have a solution to this problem! In the course of this article, we are going to teach you how to block a phone number on your Android phone may it be Samsung, LG or HTC.
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Block Number with Built-in Call Blocking Feature
Most of the Android Phones come with a native way to block wrong callers, however, there isn’t a generalized way of doing this. Many manufacturers have to build this feature in their own software and because of this, the method is different for every phone. It is not possible for us to show you how it is done on every device, but we will give you the general idea about different devices.
If you are looking for a way to block a number on your Stock Android, we can assure you that you have come to the right place. No matter what phone you have may it be Older Nexus 6P or Google Pixel, you can easily block a number. There are two ways of blocking a number on these phones. First, you head to the phone app, and there you access the recent calls tab. To block a number, simply press and hold on the number until a menu pops up and there you can see the Block number option.
The second way is going to the Phone app, tapping on the menu icon, then going to Setting and from there hitting the Call blocking option. You can add the number that you want to block here.
There a number of carriers that support this particular option. All you have to do is call them and tell them your problem. After taking in some details, these people will block your number. There are four major carriers in USA that support this feature namely Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon. There is limitation on how much number a carrier block for you, this limitation varies from carrier to carrier. The best way to go about it is calling your carrier and asking for the details.
Samsung Phone-Call Blocking
- Launch Phone app, and then select the number that you want to block.
- Once done, hit on More option located at the top right corner of the screen.
- Then select “Add to Auto-Reject List”
LG Phones- Call Blocking
- Launch the Phone App
- Look for the three dots present at the top right corner and tap on it.
- Then select Call Settings and lastly Reject Call.
- To add number hit the + sign and enter the desired number.
- HTC Phones- Call Blocking
- Launch the Phone app.
- Press and hold the number that you want to block.
- From the pop-menu select the Block Contact option and lastly click on OK to confirm.
Third-Party Apps for Call Blocking for Android
Besides these default methods, there are still different ways of blocking a number. Below we have listed some popular third-party apps.
- Call Blocker
- Calls Blacklist
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