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How to Block Calls and Text Messages on Pixel 5

Irritated by the unknown number of phone calls on Google Pixel 5? Here’s how to block calls and text messages on Pixel 5. You can block calls from unidentified callers or add a private number to your Pixel devices. When you block a number on Pixel 5, you won’t get calls or messages from blocked numbers. You can add maximum numbers to the block list. Anytime unblock a number using the same settings.

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How to Block a Number on Google Pixel 5

Check out below given five different ways to block a phone number on your Pixel devices running stock Android 11.

How to Block Unknown Number in Pixel 5

Step 1: Open the Phone app in your Pixel.

Report junk on Google Pixel 5

Step 2: Long press the unknown number or contact name from the recent contact list and tap on Block/Report junk.

Block a Number on Google Pixel 5

Step 3: Click on Block.

You can see blocked that number in your Pixel.

Block a number using contact history settings in Pixel 5

Alternative Way: Phone app > Recent tab > Touch on any mobile number > History > Three vertical dots at the top right > Block > Block

How to Unblock a Number in Google Pixel 5

Unblock a number on your Google Pixel 5

Step 1: To unlock a number, long-press the blocked number (follow above steps 1 & 2) and tap on Unblock.

Step 2: Tap on Unblock again.

How to Block a Number on Pixel 5

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

Step 2: Tap Three vertical dots (More) at the upper right.

Phone settings to block a private number on Pixel 5

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Blocked numbers on your Google Pixel 5

Step 4: Touch on Blocked numbers.

Step 5: Toggle on Unknown to block calls from unknown numbers (Show the below-given screenshot).

How to Block a Unknown Number in Pixel 5

Step 6: Tap Add a number to add an unknown number.

How to Block Calls and Text Messages on Pixel 5

Step 7: Enter the mobile number and tap on Block.

How to Unblock a Private Numbers on Google Pixel 5

Step 1: Follow the above method steps 1 to 4.

Remove blocked numbers on Google Pixel 5

Step 2: Tap × icon of the blocked number.

Step 3: Click on Unblock.

How to Block Unknown Numbers on Pixel 5 Using the Contact App

Step 1: Open the Contact app in Pixel 5.

Step 2: Touch on Contact from the address book.

Open contact to block a phone number in Pixel 5

Step 3: Tap on Three vertical dots (More) at the upper right.

Block a number on Pixel 5

Step 4: Tap on Block numbers.

Block a phone number on your Pixel

Step 5: Click on Block.

To unblock the number, Open the blocked contact to go Contact app > More > Unblock numbers > Unblock

Alternative Way: Open Contact app > More at the upper left side > Settings > Blocked numbers at the end in Manage contacts section > Add a number > Enter a phone number > Block

End the list of methods to block a number on Google Pixel 5? Do you have any alternative methods? Share it with us in below comment box.

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