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How to block numbers on android lollipop

Irritated of unknown numbers or specific calls on your android phone or tablet? It’s quite easy to block numbers on android lollipop and KitKat device without using any android apps. You can block numbers on android lollipop and upcoming marshmallow (android 6.0) device direct from call log and also block numbers individually / specific numbers / unknown numbers.

This settings of block call or auto reject calls on android lollipop is perfect works on latest android lollipop and KitKat devices such as Samsung Galaxy J7 & J5, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, HTC one M9/M8, Nexus 6 / 7 / 9, Galaxy S6 / S5 / S4, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A1, Sony Xperia and more. Follow below given two methods to auto reject calls or block numbers on android phone and tablet.


Check also this: How to block app notifications in android lollipop & KitKat

Steps of “how to block numbers on android lollipop and KitKat devices”

Method 1: Block or auto reject calls on android using “phone settings”

Step 1: Open “Phone” apps

Tap on “More” in the right side corner

Step 2: Tap on “More” in the right side corner

Tap on Settings

Step 3: You can see above screen on your android phone. Tap on “Settings”

Tap on call rejection under call settings

Step 4: Under Call settings, tap on “Call rejection”

Tap on Auto reject list under auto reject

Step 5: Tap on “Auto reject list” under Auto reject section

Now, you have below four options to block numbers on android lollipop (5.1.1) devices.

How to block numbers on android lollipop

  1. Add phone number: Add individual phone number or specific number to block or auto rejects it.If you want to add more than one numbers than tap on “+” button and add next number
  2. Log: add the number from your call log to block it
  3. Contacts: add contact number from your contact list
  4. Unknown: Turn on toggle button of Unknown to auto reject unknown number calls on your android device

Method 2: Block numbers on android using “Call log settings”

Step 1: Open “Phone” apps

Tap on Call log option under phone settings

Step 2: Tap on “LOG”

Step 3: “Tap any contact” from call log, you want to block number or auto reject call

Tap on more in the call log

Step 4: Tap on “More” in the right side corner

Block numbers on android lollipop

Step 5: You can see above screen on your android lollipop device. Tap on “Add to block list”.

That’s all.

Above you can see complete guide to block numbers on android lollipop and KitKat devices. If you have any problem then post comment on the below box.

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