How To Block Calls On Android Phone

There are occasions where you might love to block calls from certain numbers. The number might be an insurance company trying to make you claim compensation, or ex-girlfriend or boyfriend, your ex-boss. Whatever your reasons may be, I will show you how to block calls on your Android mobile device.

You might be thinking if this is possible without the use of 3rd party App or without having root access! Yes; it is very possible .You don’t need an app to block incoming calls. You can simply do this by using the dialer that comes with your cell phone.

Thanks to Google, you can now block spam callers with Google Dialer – but only if you own a Nexus, Google Pixel or Moto device. The Dialer app was briefly available for a host of other Android devices. Android pit asserted that this was a mistake and quickly patched the app, in respect to what Google said. Even if you download the APK, your phone will still refuse to install the app. If you do not have a Nexus or a Google Pixel you will sadly have to wait until the app is available for all Android phones.

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If you have not done so, you’ll need to install the app first. Once you have installed the App, you will notice that this is one of the easiest ways to block numbers from your Nexus, Google Pixel and Moto device. To block any number, follow these simple steps, on how to block any number.

Launch Google Dialer (dialer)

  • Tap on the menu icon next to the microphone icon in the margin at the top 
  • Tap Settings
  • Next, tap Call blocking
  • Tap Add a number
  • Enter the number you want to block. 

You can also block numbers by just selecting the number from your recent calls list. Just select the number and select Block/report spam. Once this is done, you’ll never hear from that annoying caller again. Reporting the number will also send it through to Google and other carriers, this will enable them to develop more effective spam filters in the future.

How to Block calls on Samsung devices

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  • Tap the Phone dailer, Call Settings, then the block numbers option
  • Next, tap Add phone number.
  • That’s it! To reverse this, just go through the same process again, and mind you, you must have to tap Remove from auto reject list at the end. 

How to Block calls on Huawei and Honor smartphones

In Huawei you can block contacts individually by selecting the contact and calling up the context menu under More. Alternatively, it is also possible to forward all calls to the mailbox. through the three dots next to the call symbol in the phone app of the Huawei or Honor smartphone, you reach the Blocked menu, which takes you to the overview of blocked calls and messages as well as the extensive further setting options.

How to Block calls On HTC


Just like Samsung, HTC has made it easy to block calls, and easily manage your blocked numbers. To block calls from a any number on your HTC phone:
  • Locate your Phone dailer app, then go to Call History or tap the search icon to find the number you want to block.
  • Long-tap the number you want to block,for about 3sec  then tap Block contact.
  • To manage your blocked contacts, tap the menu icon at the top right of your Phone app, then Blocked contacts. Here you can add or remove blocked contacts and even see when your phone blocked messages and calls from this contact.

How to Block calls on LG smartphones

To block calls on your LG phones, locate the phone dialer app. From there, you can open the menu with the three vertical dots. Go to call settings. Under Blocked numbers you can block contacts, entries from the call list and manually entered numbers.

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