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How to Block A Number From Calling You on Glo, MTN, 9mobile, Airtel

Have you ever wished to block someone’s contact or phone number from calling your own line due to one reason or the other? Then this tutorial will guide your through on how to block or stop any Phone Number From Calling your phone, whether you are using MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, 9mobile or etisalat network or any other network around the globe etc.

Before now, most Telecom networks in Nigeria like MTN, Airtel etc. have already set up a service or customized settings on their private or individual network platforms on how to bar a number from calling any user and I have written how to make use of MTN call barring code, which has gone a long way in helping most users for blocking someone’s line or incoming calls.

So if you are landed here because you were searching for:

How to block a number from calling you on airtel, Glo, 9mobile etisalat? or even How to block a number from calling me on mtn network? or any Telecom network around the globe. Whichever way you searched it and you were landed here, then have it that your problem has been solved.

Because, here we have a working ussd code for carrying out such activity, even when you try the below code and it didn’t work out for you, all you need do is to complain using the below comment box and we will help you out depending on your device.

Read Also: How to Divert Call On MTN Network

code to block or bar phone Numbers
code to block or bar phone Numbers

Other Questions that this post has solution for are as follows:

  • What is the Code to bar a number from calling?
  • How Can I stop a number from calling my cell phone?
  • how to block a number from calling you on Android mobile devices, Nokia, iOS, etc.?
  • Can this solve MTN call barring password blocked?

How to block or bar Number from Calling You

>> Just Dial this code like this *35*0000*PUT THE PERSON’S PHONE NUMBER Here# and click on SEND.

For example: I want to block this number 08168645223 from calling my line, then I will type it this way ( *35*0000*08168645223# ) and SEND.
Ones you send it, the person won’t be able to reach you again through calls.

How to Cancel Blocked Phone Numbers

If you wish to unblock the phone number you blocked from reaching you via call, just dial this code on your phone *35*0000# and SEND and this will cancel every blocked contact.

Note: if you have barred more than one person’s phone number, after dialing this code *35*0000#, it will cancel all the blocked contacts on the list.

Block Numbers via Phone Settings 

Should in case blocking of numbers using code didn’t work for you, alternatively you can block phone numbers through your mobile phone settings. Most phone manufacturing company added this particular features in the menu settings and this feature can be accessed in different sections of your smartphone.

The sections you can access this blocking functions in your phone are as follows;

  • Through Phone Settings > SIM card and Mobile Network
  • Through Call History or Logs, Recent calls
  • Through Phone Contact Storage

For some smartphones, all you just need to do is to tap and click on the number you want to block from contact list or recent call logs and then select the option to block the number, just as shown below.

block phone number via settings
block phone number via settings

You can decide to do the blocking through phone settings > Sim card or network option, depending on your type of phone brand. Search for the settings there. For example, my phone brand is tecno and the smartphone came with feature like Harassment Filter. This harassment filter have different submenus for phone number blocking control and below are the features;

  • Block numbers not in contacts
  • Block unknown or hidden numbers
  • Blacklist: Contains blocked numbers.
  • Whitelist
  • Family and friends or private numbers
  • Blocked History (Blocked calls and Blocked SMS)
block phone number menu settings
block phone number menu settings

FAQs on How to Block Numbers From Calling You on Glo, MTN, 9mobile, Airtel

How do I block a particular number from calling me?

Just Dial this code like this *35*0000*PUT THE PERSON'S PHONE NUMBER Here# and click on SEND. For example: I want to block this number 08168645223 from calling my line, then I will type it this way ( *35*0000*08168645223# ) and SEND. Ones you send it, the person won't be able to reach you again through calls.

How do you block a number with a code?

Dial this code *35*0000*PUT THE PERSON'S PHONE NUMBER Here# and click on SEND.

How do I unblock Number?

If you wish to unblock the phone number you blocked from reaching you via call, just dial this code on your phone *35*0000# and SEND and this will cancel every blocked contact.

That’s all on how to block and unblock any phone number/Contact from calling your line.
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12 COMMENTS

    • Your phone is not compatible to use the code, you can try using the inbuilt phone blocking settings. Check the article again to see the updated settings and how to go about the setup.

    • The reason is because your phone is not compatible to use the ussd code, you can try using the inbuilt phone blocking settings. Check the article again to see the updated settings and how to activate it.

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