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How to Automatically Block Spam Calls on Pixel 6 Pro

Last Updated on October 25, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to stop spam calls on Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6? Here’s how to automatically block spam calls on Pixel 6 Pro. You can use call screening (Hold for me) feature to stop automated spam calls on your Pixels. Sometimes users are annoying due to getting unknown calls or unidentified callers. Using the Google phone app, you can easily block unwanted calls on your Google Pixel 6 Pro/Pixel 6. Also, block a number on Pixel 6 Pro if you won’t get text messages and calls of specific phone numbers.

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How to Stop Spam Calls on Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 1: Open the app drawer and tap on the Google phone app in your Pixel.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots (More) at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Step 4: Tap on Caller ID and spam under the Assistive section.

Below given three options are available here.

See caller and spam ID: It will identify business and spam numbers.

Filter spam calls: Prevent suspected spam calls from disturbing you.

Verified calls: See the caller ID and reason for incoming calls from a business.

How to Automatically Block Spam Calls on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6
How to Automatically Block Spam Calls on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 5: Toggle on the above given all options to block spam numbers.

How to Turn On Hold for Me on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots at the upper right corner.

Step 3: Tap on Hold for Me.

Step 4: Turn Hold for Me on or off.

Step 5: When you placed on hold, tap Hold for Me.

Step 6: Tap on Start.

Note: You can’t play music or other audio when Hold for Me is active.

When you call a toll-free number and you’re put on hold, you can choose to let your Google assistant wait on hold for you and notify you when the support representative is ready to talk with you.

How to Activate and Use Call Screening on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6 to Stop Spam Calls

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

Step 2: Tap on More.

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Step 4: Tap on the Spam and call screen.

Step 5: Make sure turned on See caller and spam ID.

Step 6: Tap the Call screen.

Step 7: Tap on Caller you want to screen under the unknown caller settings section.

Step 8: Choose Automatically screen. Decling robocalls to automatically call screening on Google Pixel 6 Pro.

Other options are Ring phone and Silently decline. Also, manually use screen calling feature when you get a call on your Google Pixels devices (Not all countries supported this Call screening feature).

How to Block a Phone Number on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6   

You can block calls from unknown callers or add a specific numbers to stop calls and text messages from that number in your Pixels.

Step 1: Open the Google Phone app in your Pixels.

Step 2: Tap on Blocked numbers.

Step 3: Tap on Add a number.

Step 4: Enter the mobile number and tap on Block.

And that’s all. Do you still have any questions regarding automatically block spam calls on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6? Do you know any alternative methods? Share it with us in below comment box.

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