Block or unblock a phone number

If you don’t want to receive calls from a certain phone number, you can block it. When the number tries to call you, your phone will decline the call automatically.

Note: Some of these steps only work on Android 6.0 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

Block a number

  1. Open your device's Phone app phone.
  2. Tap Call history Recent.
  3. Tap a call from the number that you want to block.
  4. Tap Block/report spam.

Note: If your phone doesn't have visual voicemail, you could still get voicemails from blocked callers. Learn how to see voicemails listed in your Phone app.

Unblock a number

  1. Open your device's Phone app phone.
  2. Tap More More.
  3. Tap Settings and then Blocked numbers.
  4. Next to the number that you want to unblock, tap Clear Clear and then Unblock.

Note: Any calls that you received from the number while it was blocked won't appear in your call history.