It often happens, you often receive calls from an unknown number or your phone gets full of SMS spam. To forget all these annoyances, today we are going to teach you how to block calls and messages in the mobile in a simple way :
HOW TO BLOCK CALLS AND SMS ON YOUR SMARTPHONE?
Blocking a phone number is a matter of very few steps and few minutes, in addition, you can do whatever the operating system of your smartphone: Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
BLOCK CALLS ON ANDROID
This process is simple and is done from the settings menu, you will have several options, but the first thing to do is to go to Settings / Call Settings / Reject call / Reject calls from / Add numbers in this last point, you can write The phone number you want to block. But, it may also happen that you want to block the calls of a private number, in that case, you will notice that in the section Rejecting calls from , just above your rejected numbers you will find the option Private number , you must dial it with a tic to say Farewell to the annoying calls of the hidden numbers.
BLOCK SMS MESSAGES ON ANDROID
Just like in the case of calls, you can block SMS in a simple way : just go to Settings / Spam Manager / Spam Settings and once here, you can add the contact you want to block, or a number and even Concrete words that you do not want to receive by SMS.
But in addition to all this, Android offers you a very interesting option if you do not want to block calls or messages, but you would like to block notifications for a while. This option is the Do Not Disturb mode , and in the case of Android Lollipop you can manually configure how long you want to stop receiving notifications of calls and SMS with sound or vibration.
BLOCK CALLS ON IOS
On your iPhone you can also block calls from numbers easily, you just have to add them to the list of contacts blocked follows Settings / Phone / blocked Contacts / New Add and this is where you must enter a number to block.
BLOCK SMS IN IOS
You can stop receiving SMS from a number that you do not have in the phonebook, or from a contact you have saved already with only blocking your text messages . To do so, go to Settings / Messages / Contacts blocked.
Just like on Android, you can turn on Do Not Disturb mode on iPhone. The steps to follow are very similar to the ones we’ve seen before: go to Adjustments / Do Not Disturb and configure as you prefer.
BLOCK CALLS AND TEXT MESSAGES IN WINDOWS PHONE
The options in Windows Phone are more limited than in Android or iOS, in fact, if you decide to block a phone number, you will reject your calls and text messages at the same time . You will not have the option to choose one of two things. If you still know this, you have decided to block a number , to do this you have to follow these steps: Configuration / System / Call blocker and at this point you can choose a contact from your phonebook or enter a number manually.
BLOCK CALLS AND MESSAGES USING APPS
If after reading these steps differentiated by operating system, you have not been very clear how certain numbers are blocked , quiet, an application can do this task for you. Like the Mr. Number app for Android and iOS with which you can block a number from which you do not want to receive calls or SMS and save it to a list of blocked contacts in an easy way. In addition, this application has its own instant messaging service for users of the app. But, if Mr.Number does not convince you, there are other applications with the same function that you may like Call Blocker or True Caller .