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How to Block Spam Calls on Google Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6, Pixel 5 5G

Last Updated on November 21, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Sometimes users are annoying due to getting unknown calls or unidentified callers. Do you want to blocking spam calls on Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro?  Here’s how to automatically block spam calls on Google Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6, and Pixel 5 5G. This Pixel’s call screening (Hold for me) feature is useful as robo calls blocker or block scam calls Android stock devices. Turn on Caller ID and spam protection (Spam ID) on Pixels to automatically identify business and spam numbers. You can use free spam call blocker to stop robocalls. Also, block a number or unknown calls on Pixel if you don’t want to get text messages (Spam Text) and calls from specific numbers.

If you have Verizon carrier, you can download Verizon call filter from the app store and stop potential spam numbers. Upgrade call fitler plus with caller ID to stop rebocall. Also, use a reverse number lookup to easily identify spam callers, scam calls, fraudulent people, and search the name for any phone number. You can register your phone number for scam calls also using the National Do Not Call Registry that was stop unwanted company calls.

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.

Go to Google Phone Settings on your Pixels

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

Tap on Settings to view phone app settings on your Pixels

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Turn on Caller ID and spam protection on Pixels to automatically identify spam numbers

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

Below given, three options are available here to answer calls.

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.

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

How to Block a Phone Number on Pixel to Stop Android Block Spam Calls

You can block calls from unknown callers or add 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 Three vertical dots at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

How to Block a Phone Number on Pixel to Stop Spam Text and Calls

Step 4: Tap on Blocked numbers.

You can toggle on Unknown to silence unknown callers in your Android phones and tablets.

Stop Spam Calls on Pixel 6 Pro

Step 5: Tap on Add a number.

How to Automatically Block Spam Calls on Google Pixel 6 Pro

Step 6: Enter your phone number and tap on Block.

How to Unblock a Number on Google Pixel

You can see block lists number here.

How to Unblock a Number on Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Google Phone app > Three vertical dots at the top right corner > Settings > Blocked number > × icon of the number you want to unblock > Unblock

How to Turn On/Turn Off Call Screening Pixel to Stop Spam Calls and Spam Text

If you don’t want to answer calls, you can use this feature. 

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

How to Turn On Hold for Me on Google Pixel 6 Pro/Pixel 6

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

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

Step 3: Tap on Hold for Me.

Step 4: Turn Hold for Me on or off.

Step 5: When you are 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 Stop Spam Calls on Android 13 and Android 12 Stock OS

You can block spam calls on Android devices using below given settings.

Open the Phone app > Three vertical dots at the top right > Settings > Caller ID & spam > Toggle on See caller and spam ID to stop spam numbers

How to Stop Getting Spam Calls Android 13 and Android 12

To stop spam calls from disturbing you, you need to enable filter spam calls in your stock Android devices using below settings.

Open the Phone app > Three vertical dots at the top right > Settings > Caller ID & spam > Toggle on Filter Spam Calls

How to Stop Unwanted Calls on Cell Phone

You can stop unknown number or unidentified calls on your cell phone using below steps.

Open the Phone app > Three vertical dots at the top right > Settings > Blocked numbers > Toggle on Unknown to block calls from unwanted person

Frequently Asked Questions:

Does Pixel 6 have Spam Blocker?

Yes, the Pixel device automatically block spam calls (Business & other suspected spam calls). Your Google Pixel device uses a Call screening & Caller ID and spam protection feature to stop spam calls on Pixel 6.

How Do I Stop Spam Text on Pixel 6?

If you don’t want to receive text messages and calls from specific phone numbers or unknown callers, you need to block that number in your Pixel 6 device. To stop spam text and calls on Pixel 6, go to Phone app > Menu > Settings > Blocked numbers > Add a number > Block. Also, enable unknown toggle to block calls and SMS from unidentified callers.

How Do I Turn Off Google Pixel Spam Filter?

To turn off the Google Pixel spam filter, go to Phone app > Menu > Settings > Caller ID and spam > Toggle off Filter spam calls. It will prevent suspected spam calls from disturbing you on your Pixels.

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And that’s all. Do you still have questions about automatically blocking spam calls on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6? Do you know any alternative methods? Could you share it with us in the below comment box?

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