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  1. fango

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    .. on Sensation (ICS) block calls (from contacts or add number) works just fine, there's no incoming call notification whatsoever, but problem is how to block unknown/private calls? .. since I can't add blocked caller without a number, does anyone knows how to manage that, without using additional app? .. also, go sms pro have such an option (block sms)?

    thanks!
     

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    Why don't you want to use an additional app? For example, Mr.Number has such an option (and many others), and it's free, why not use it?
     
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    .. cos there's no app avalaible that will stop ring/notify incoming call at the system level, there is root call blocker, but it is for rooted users only .. I need blocker with such an option - no notification at all
     
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    Comodo is what I use and it does that. All it is doing is showing up the blocked call and sms
     
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    Have you tried?
    Maybe my phone is special, but it worked for me, at least when I blocked specific numbers. When there was a call from that unwanted number, I didn't hear or see it, only later received a notification from my operator about a voice-mail message left.
     
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    .. did I tried Comodo? .. no, I read some negative user response about (not) blocking sms and antitheft bug, anyway as I mentioned before ICS system blocking option is good enough for contacts with number, only one thing missing - block calls with NO number .. guess there's a some workaround? .. or not? .. also, go sms pro have blacklist option
     
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    I was talking about Mr.Number. What I meant - it works for me with specified unwanted numbers, and it has an option to block private/unknown numbers, which I am sure will work the same way (I am just not using it).
    I don't understand why you don't want just to try a free app - of course nobody guarantees it will help, but it might actually just solve your problem.
     
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    .. just finished with Mr.Number, and as I suspected, notification is visible after blocked calls and inside app as well, as I see it in notification bar .. even when set silent in app settings .. not to mention that phone show/vibrate for a sec
     
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    Well, worth a try. I'll do more monitoring in my setup though. I believe its blocking was less intrusive in my case.
     
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    .. I did tried a lot of blocker apps, but only Root Call Blocker really blocks everything at the system level, no notifications/rings/vibrate .. but it wont work (still) on ICS, waiting for hboot 1.27.0000 to be rooted
     
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    I use Call Control. Not sure what you mean by saying there's no such thing, but I am not rooted and I have no notification at all when there's a blocked call or SMS. I know I have some because the app keeps a block log.
     
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    .. well, I'm familiar with Call Control, free version limits 3 black list number, this is not even legitimate trial .. and 8$ (pro) is far more expensive for me
     
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    I've done more testing with Mr.Number. Yes, sometimes it lets a second of vibration on a call. But it doesn't happen every time, and it does block the call ring. Notification from the app itself is optional - when set to None, there is nothing.

    So I'd say it does work, even though not ideally, but definitely could be used. I guess it might be possible to tweak it to catch the call earlier, so that even vibration would not be noticeable.
     
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    Blocked calls with Mr. Number rings through for me (Optimus V).

    Will try Call Control.

    Nope, Call control not only rings through once, it's INSANELY annoying when a call comes in while you're on a call. FIRED.
     
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    Anyone know of one that won't show me a notification of them trying to call or message and keep NO log of it?....
     
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    Awesome Thanx...
     

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