How to block a phone number on Sony Xperia XZ1
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How to block a phone number on Sony Xperia XZ1?
You have already received a text message or a call from a number that was not registered in your contacts, a hidden number, or advertisements and telemarketers constantly trying to sell you a product.
This can be very unpleasant when text messages and calls are unceasing.
That’s why you can block calls and text messages from a phone number. We will explain through this article how to block a phone number on Sony Xperia XZ1. First, we will explain how to block the phone number of one of your contacts or an unknown number.
Secondly, we will explain how to block text messages from known and unknown senders.
Finally, we will conclude by explaining how it is possible to block phone numbers through third-party applications.
Block a phone number on Sony Xperia XZ1
Block the phone number of one of your contacts
We’ll show you how to block the phone number of one of your contactsso that they stop calling and sending you texts.
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Start by going to “Contacts” and tap on the contact you want to block. Then, press the menu key at the top left of your Sony Xperia XZ1. You will see a menu where you will select “Block Number” or “Add to Auto Reject List”. The title may vary depending on the model you own.
If you want to add a phone number that is not registered in your contacts, it is also possible.
You will need to work the same way.
It’s over! You have blocked your contact.
However, even if you have successfully blocked this contact, you may still receive voicemail messages on your voicemail manager.
Block text messages from a contact
Because you have an Sony Xperia XZ1, you can also block text messages from a phone number. First, open the application “Messages” and then press the menu button located at the top left of your Sony Xperia XZ1. Then you will see a list and you will need to press “Settings”. Then click “More”. You will have access to more settings.
Check the box labeled “Spam settings” and you will have three choices.
- Add to spam numbers: Add one of your contacts to the SPAM list
- Add to the spam phrases: add all the text messages containing the sentences you have chosen beforehand and which will land in SPAM
- Block unknown senders: blocks the reception of text messages from unsaved senders in your contacts
All you have to do is choose from the three options offered by your Sony Xperia XZ1. You will have the possibility to consult the text messages that have landed in the SPAM list to remove them if you wish. You can change your choice at any time and remove a number from SPAM or change the option at your convenience.
Use third-party applications to block a contact
If you do not want to use the features of your Sony Xperia XZ1 to block the contact you have chosen, you can download an application that will handle it.
Simply go to “Play Store” then type “Black List” or “Block Number”. You will see a multitude of applications to block a phone number.
You can choose between free and paid applications.
Therefore, read carefully the user’s notes and reviews to choose the application that best meets your expectations.
We have explained to you and detailed how to block text messages and calls from a phone numberso that the person you have decided to block can no longer disturb you. If you encounter any problems while doing this, consult a friend who will help you.
We hope our article helped you.
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