How do I block numbers from calling and texting me on my Android?

Most Android phones have a native number blocking feature. This means that you can block numbers from calling and texting you through the settings of your Android phone. Calls from blocked numbers will go straight to voicemail and text messages from blocked numbers will go undelivered.

Below, we provide you with general instructions on how to block numbers from contacting you. Please note that the instructions for blocking numbers varies from phone to phone and the steps to do so are unique to your specific device. The steps we provide may not be specific to your device but will help give you an idea.

Follow these steps to block a number from calling you:

  • Open the Phone app
  • Tap the Menu icon (three dots) in the top right corner
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Block numbers
  • Enter a number
  • Tap Done

Follow these steps to block a number from texting you:

  • Open the Messages app
  • Open the conversation with the person you want to block
  • Tap the More icon
  • Select Block number

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