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How to block an unwanted phone number?

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How to Block a phone number from bothering or contacting you?

You might have received unwanted calls spamming messages from different advertising agencies against your phone number or simply your ex- girlfriend or boyfriend might constantly annoy you when you have finally decided to get over him/her and you don’t want to bear any more of this. If you have already gone through such a situation or have experienced any of this then we are sorry for you to have faced all this but now we have got a solution for you in this article we will discuss a number of ways on how to block a phone number or any person from constantly bothering you some of these ways are platform specific and may not work on other platforms.In this article, we will give insights on how to block a phone number on different carriers.

Windows:

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If you are a windows phone user and want to block an unwanted phone number follow these simple steps to block a phone number.

  1. Navigate to settings.
  2. Scroll down to call + SMS Filter and select this option.
  3. Turn the toggle button for call + SMS to on.
  4. Now go to your call log/history and long press the number or contact that you wish to block.
  5. There will be two options that will come up in the pop-up menu select the second option which will say block number.

IOS:

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Blocking number from the phone App in the iPhone:

  1. Open the phone app
  2. Go to recent calls and find the number that you want to block.
  3. Press the circle info button right next to the number.
  4. The info button will show you the detail of the number now scroll down and at the end find an option block this caller.

Blocking a number from the settings app:

  1. Go to settings.
  2. Find the phone option in the list and press it.
  3. Scroll down and select the option that says blocked.
  4. This will show you the names or numbers of the people you have already blocked.
  5. You can add a name you want to block.

How to Block a phone number on a Samsung Device:

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To block a phone number on a Samsung device you can follow this guide.

Blocking the number from the phone app:

If the number is anonymous you can consider the option of simply blocking it from opening the phone app.

  1. Open the phone app.
  2. Go to the log option which will be the second option to be precise select this option.
  3. Now find the contact you wish to block and open the contact by selecting the contact.
  4. Once the contact is displayed to you press the three dot option present on the top right corner of the screen.
  5. Now select the option that says add to auto reject list.

How to block a number from the contacts app:

  1. Open the contact app.
  2. Select the contact you want to block.
  3. Again find the three dotted option on the top right corner of your screen.
  4. Select the option which says add to auto reject list.

Blocking a phone number on your Huawei device:

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  1. Select the dialer from the home screen.
  2. Find the number you want to delete and press the info option.
  3. Now press the menu option and select the option to add to blacklist.
  4. It will ask you for a confirmation message select the add option.
  5. The number is blocked and has been added to your blacklist numbers.

Blocking a phone number on your LG Phone:

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  1. Go to the phone app from the home screen
  2. Select the three dotted option from the top right corner.
  3. Now select call settings.
  4. Scroll down to the option which says call reject.
  5. Now select the + button which will appear on the top right corner.
  6. A new window will be shown having three options in a list format.
  7. These three options will be adding the number from your contacts, call logs or simply just any number which you want to block and this how to block a number on your LG phone.

Blocking a phone number on an HTC device:

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  1. open the phone app.
  2. Select the three dotted option from the top right corner.
  3. choose the option blocked contacts from the list.
  4. Select the + option you can either select the choose from contacts option or

Add a number which you want to block.

Some of the carriers also provide you an option to block a phone number.

Carriers like Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile have given the facility to their users wherein they can sign it to their Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile account respectively and block an unwanted contact.

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