How to block a number on Android

Even if you declined their offers, do you continue to receive calls from companies that offer you the purchase of any kind of product or service? If you have an Android smartphone, there are a really great couple solutions for you!

I am referring to the formidable free apps that allow you to create “black lists” of blocked numbers. Using them, all calls and text messages from numbers added to the blacklist will be blocked in the bud. Don’t you believe me? So let’s read this article!

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If you’re interested to know how to block a number on Android , you should try Calls Blacklist. It is a free application that allows you to create a black list of numbers to be blocked preventing the reception of calls and text messages from the past.

To install Calls Blacklist on your smartphone, launch the Google Play Store and search for it in this or linked to this web page from your PC and click on the Install button to send the application to the phone ( once it is connected to the Internet ).

When installation is completed, you can block a number on your Android smartphone simply by starting Calls Blacklist and pressing the Add button. In the menu, select the entry from the call log if you want to block a number you just called, or from contacts if you want to block a contact in your address book or manually, if you want to block a number by typing it manually.

At this point, every time you receive a call from the number entered in the blacklist, you will not hear ringing smartphone and who is on the other side will receive a busy signal. On the other hand, you will see a notification of Android that will warn you of the call blocked.

To unblock a number after it has been blacklisted, starts Calls Blacklist, select the address to be removed from the blacklist and presses the Delete button. If you want to block only calls but not text messages from blocked addresses, go into the Settings app and remove the check mark from the Lock SMS .

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Another great app through which you can block a number on Android is WhosCall, which in addition to blocking calls and text messages from unwanted numbers can also view the identity of the unknown numbers that call you (if they are included in a public directory from which the app draws information ). Using it’s easy.

First, download it on your phone by opening the Google Play Store, and looking inside of the latter, or linked from this web page from your PC and click on the Install button to send the application to the phone (once connected to Internet ).

When the download is completed, start WhosCall and follow the brief initial setup procedure by selecting the style of notifications app and confirming your email address (for free registration). Now, select the icon of the ban which is located in the upper left and presses the button first and then on Blocklist+. Then choose if you want manually add  a phone number to the blacklist (enter a WhosCall-blocknumber), if you want to block all foreign numbers or private (All internationals numbers/All private numbers) or whether to import blacklist a delivery from recent calls (Choose from recent call logs).

At this point, when you receive a call from the number entered in the blacklist, you will not hear ringing smartphone. Who is on the other side will receive a busy signal and on the screen of your smartphone you will see a notification about the call blocked.

To unlock a previously entered number in the blacklist, start WhosCall, go to the blocklist select the contact you want to remove and press it before the ban on the icon located at the bottom of the screen and then click Yes to complete the operation. If you want to block only calls but not text messages from blocked addresses, go to the blocklist WhosCall, select the three dots placed next to the blocked number and select the Block voice call only from the menu that appears.

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