How to block a number from calling you: In this post, you’ll discover how to block a phone number from calling you on MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9Mobile (Etisalat), among other services.
There are a lot of reasons why you might want to ban a phone number from contacting you, but the most prevalent include:
To put an end to the constant calls from third-party advertising agencies.
To stop receiving calls from those who owe you money.
To keep your opponents from contacting you through phone.
Stopping calls when you’re in a meeting or too busy to answer them Others, too.
Regardless of the reason for wanting to block a specific phone number, I’ve compiled a list of the codes and methods to do it on any network in Nigeria and even from other countries.
The purpose of this post is to educate those who intend to utilize this service correctly, even if some fraudsters use it to conceal from those they’ve conned.
HOW TO BLOCK A NUMBER FROM CALLING YOU
On MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9mobile, there are several ways to block a number from calling you, and I’ll show you the best methods that work perfectly.
If you’re using an Android, iOS, or Windows phone, you’ll also learn how to block a phone number from contacting you.
When you block a phone number (contact), they will no longer be able to call or text you.
How to block a phone number from contacting you on MTN.
You can block a specific phone number from calling your MTN line in a number of ways.
How To Block a Number USING TRUECALLER APP
A number can be blocked on MTN by following these steps;
- Install Truecaller app.
- Tap on the three dotted lines in the upper right corner to open the app in full screen mode.
- Tap on settings.
- From the options, click “block“.
- Now click the plus symbol and tap on “block a number” to add a number to your blocked list.
- Once the number has been added, it will be unable to contact you again.
When using the Truecaller app, you have the option of blocking spammers and other unwanted callers, as well as numbers that are either hidden or not in your phone book, as well as spoofing and advertising agents.
Both international and local numbers can be blocked using this way.
SMS messages from specific phone numbers can be stopped.
How To Block a Number USING CALL BARING SERVICE
MTN’s “call blocking” service is another option.
To utilize call baring, dial “033300000*New PIN*Repeat New PIN# to change the default barring PIN.
Now dial *35*PIN# on your MTN line to prevent any incoming calls (block any numbers from contacting your MTN line).
Dial “35“PIN# to end the call barring.
Dial *#35# to check the status of your MTN phone’s ringing calls.
How To Block a Number USING USSD CODE
This USSD code *35“0000*PHONE NUMBER# can be used to ban a phone number from calling you.
As an example, if you wish to stop 08123456789 from contacting your phone, enter in *35*0000*08123456789# and send.
The person will be unable to call you again once you send it.
HOW TO UNBLOCK A BLOCKED NUMBER
To remove a previously blocked MTN number, simply dial *35*0000# and SEND on your phone. This will remove all previously blocked MTN contacts.