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The easiest way to avoid unwanted calls is not to receive them in the first place. The best way to do this is to block the corresponding contact on your Android device. We'll show you how to do it very easily.

Note: Our instructions refer to the blocking of stored phone numbers. To block anonymous calls, you need an additional app such as Calls Blacklist.

Block number from the call list

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Block number from the People app

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Quick guide: Block numbers from the call list

  1. Open the Phone app on your Android smartphone.
  2. Tap the calleryou want to block. Hold You pressed this.
  3. A small window will appear. There you select "Block number" out.
  4. Confirm again by clicking on "To block"Tap. The number dialed is now locked. It will appear in the list of blocked contacts within the People app.

Quick guide: Block number from the People app

  1. Open the Contacts app on your Android smartphone.
  2. In the top right, tap the three points. With newer Android devices you now have to enter the point "Settings"Select. For devices up to and including Android 7 this is not necessary.
  3. Then select "Blocked numbers" at.
  4. Then press "Add number".
  5. Now you can Enter the numberyou want to block. Confirm by clicking "To block". The number will now be blocked and will appear in the list of your blocked contacts.