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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by andyt72, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. andyt72

    andyt72 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    can anyone tell me how i block an incoming phone number on the desire thanks

  2. Eris Ed

    Eris Ed Android Expert

    There are apps on the market that can do it, not sure any names but it's possible.
  3. Ste_M

    Ste_M Lurker

    There is an app called CallBlocker but it requires the phone to be rooted. If the number your blocking is a contact can't you choose to block their number from the contact window?

    - Theres also FY Receptionist and GBlocker, but reading reviews of these doesn't make them sound too useful.
  4. Eris Ed

    Eris Ed Android Expert

    You can send to Voicemail from the Contact page.....may not be the same as blocking?
  5. andyt72

    andyt72 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    yes im trying to block a contact but dont know how to do it
  6. Eris Ed

    Eris Ed Android Expert

    On the Market:

    Call Blocker Lite - seems to do everything you want, good rating too.

    Try searching the market for 'blocker' and there's several to choose from, both free and paid.
  7. mangla

    mangla Lurker

    For those of you using android 2.1 (others may work I just happen to have this version on my Samsung Captivate) go to settings -> call settings -> all calls -> auto reject. Enable auto reject then click auto reject list. Here you can enter the number manually by going to the menu or you can select from contacts or call log. Enjoy the silence http://androidforums.com/images/icons/droids/tongue.gif
  8. roMancer

    roMancer Lurker

    on android 2.2 i could block callers by long-tapping callers from the call-log, then tapping "block caller".

    on android 2.3 i have to do it like this:
    - wait until caller hangs up
    - go to call log
    - long-tap caller, select "add to contacts", i'm calling him/her "spammer01"
    - long-tap caller (now contact), select "view contact"
    - hit menu button on phone (most likely left-below display)
    - select "options"
    - check "incoming calls - block incoming calls directly"

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