Galaxy S6: Block Phone Numbers

We all have certain phone numbers we don’t want to take calls or text messages from. The Samsung Galaxy S6 gives you the ability to block certain callers.

Block Incoming Calls – Option 1

  1. Open the “Phone” app.
  2. Select “More” in the upper-right corner.
  3. Choose “Settings“.
  4. Select “Call rejection“.
  5. Select “Auto reject list“.
  6. Enter a phone number in the “Enter phone number” field, then tap the + to add the number to the list. If you decide to unblock a number in the future, this is the screen you can do it from.

Note: If you wish to block “Unknown” numbers, turn the “Unknown” switch to “On” within this screen.

Block Incoming Calls – Option 2

  1. Open the “Phone” app.
  2. From the “Call log“, select a phone number in the list that you would like to block.
  3. Tap the “More” option located at the upper-right corner.
  4. Select “Add to auto-reject list“.

Block Text Messages

Note: Some carriers do not have this option. Have a look at this post for other options.

  1. Open the “Messages” app.
  2. Open a conversation from a number you wish to block.
  3. Select “More” located at the upper-right corner.
  4. Choose “Add to spam numbers“.
  5. Select “Add” to block text messages from this number.

 

Comments

  1. Mike says

    After I’ve added a number to the reject list they are still able to leave a voicemail. How can I set it up so that blocked numbers can’t leave voicemail?

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