How To Block Contacts on Android and iPhone in 2022

How To Block Contacts on Android and iPhone in 2022

What’s up readers? Today, I’m going to be writing a short article on “How To Block Contacts on Android and iPhone in 2022”. Now, this is something I needed to know how to do for a number of reasons and I feel like you guys have to know about it too. Because a lot of people are battling with lots of calls from unknown numbers probably because their numbers have suffered a data breach and they’re getting annoying marketing calls from companies or scam calls from jobless individuals.

Or, you have someone on your contact list who you don’t need to speak to again and you don’t want to call them or get calls from them. Well, I’m about to teach you how you can go about that on both Android and iOS devices.

In this article, I’m going to be breaking down how you can do this on some selected Android phones too like Samsung and Google Pixel. But, I’ll also show a general method on how you can do it for Android phones too. For those with iOS devices, I’ll just be giving a straightforward general method on how you can do it across all your devices.

Now, without wasting any more time, let’s get right into the main topic – “How To Block Contacts on Android and iPhone in 2022”.

How To Block Contacts on Android (Google Pixel)

Here, I’m going to be showing you how you can block those contacts that are already stored on your contact list on your Google Pixel.

  1. Open the “Contacts” application on your Google Pixel Smartphone
  2. Click on the “Search” bar at the top of the screen
  3. Now, input the name of the contact you wish to block
  4. At the upper-right corner of the screen, click on the three-dot icon
  5. Click on “Block Numbers”
  6. Now, you’ll be asked to confirm if you truly want to block the selected contact. Click on “Report as Spam”
  7. And now, click on “Block”
  8. If you wish to block any other contacts using your Google Pixel Smartphone, just follow the same steps all over again.
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How To Block Contacts on Android (Samsung)

  1. Open the “Contacts” application on your Samsung Smartphone
  2. Click on the “Search” bar at the top of the screen
  3. Now, input the name of the contact you wish to block
  4. Open the “Contact Information” menu
  5. Click on “More” at the bottom
  6. Click on “Block Contact” and Confirm your action.

How To Block Contacts on Android Devices in General

  1. Open the “Contacts” application on your Android Smartphone
  2. Click on any contact you wish to block
  3. You will either see a three-dot icon on the top-right corner of the screen or a three-line icon. Click on that.
  4. Now, you will see the “Block” option
  5. Just click on that and confirm.

Now, I’m going to be explaining how you can block unknown callers on Google Pixel and Samsung devices individually. These are numbers that are strange to you and not those already saved on your device.

How To Block Unknown Callers on Android (Google Pixel)

  1. Open the “Contacts” application on your Google Pixel Smartphone
  2. Click on the three-dot icon
  3. Tap “Settings”
  4. Check the “General” menu and click on “Blocked Numbers”
  5. Click on “Add a Number”
  6. Now, type in the number you wish to block manually and click on “Block”.

How To Block Unknown Callers on Android (Samsung)

  1. Open the “Phone” application on your Samsung Smartphone
  2. Click on the “More” option at the top and click “Settings”
  3. Tap “Block Numbers”
  4. Now, you can either manually input the numbers you wish to block, or you can select the numbers from the “Recent” list.
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How To Block Contacts on iPhone (iOS) Devices

  1. Open the “Phone” application on your iPhone
  2. Click on the “Recents”, “Favorites” or “Recents” option
  3. Click on the “info” icon beside the number you wish to block
  4. Scroll down a little and tap on “Block this caller”.

How To Block Contacts on Android and iPhone in 2022 – Conclusion

How To Block Contacts on Android and iPhone in 2022

Now, this brings us to the end of this short article, did you enjoy the article (How To Block Contacts on Android and iPhone in 2022)? Well, we hope you did. If you have any questions you’ll like to ask or if you missed any of the steps below and you need assistance, you can drop them in the comment section below. If you also have any additions you think should be put in this article that could be helpful to others, make sure you alert us using the comment section below.

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Abioye Shinaayomi

Abioye Shinaayomi

Hi. I'm Abioye Shinaayomi also known as Supreme Shizzy. I'm a Content Writer who specializes in creating exclusive articles ranging from Basic Cryptocurrency to Artificial Intelligence. I write for FaqonTech and I also do Freelance Writing for a number of websites.

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