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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SteveRaven, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. SteveRaven

    SteveRaven Lurker
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    Hi,

    I use a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, so I don't personally have this problem, but I have a friend that has a HTC m8, that is unable to block with-held or private numbers.

    Most people will be aware that this simple functionality is impossible on an HTC even when trying to do it via a third party app.

    Completely by accident, we worked out a way to achieve this by using the Mr Number app.

    Go to any contact (or it's probably best to create a ficticious one!) in the Mr Number app and choose the option to send calls to voicemail. There will then be an option to send with-held and private numbers to voicemail, which should be checked.

    Any private numbers will now effectively be rejected!

    *NB* I just received this info by phone call, so some of the steps above may not be needed (for eg I feel that there will probably just be an option to send private numbers to vmail without creating a contact), but hopefully if anyone was having private number problems, this should sort it!
     



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  2. mruno

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  3. SteveRaven

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    I beg to differ, but the m8 cannot block calls from private numbers by default. It can only block open numbers.
     

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The HTC One M8 release date was March 2014. Features and Specs include a 5.0" inch screen, 4MP camera, 2GB RAM, Snapdragon 801 processor, and 2600mAh battery.

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