How to block a number or SMS on Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Being able to block a number from receiving unwanted calls or unwanted text messages on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now a must. In fact, various situations will cause us to block an unknown number, text message, or unknown phone number. Among these reasons are commercial calls, promotional sms, not to mention frequent unknown calls and therefore harassment. So our team has made this tutorial so you won’t be disturbed on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9. You will be safe! However, there are several ways to block calls and texts. So let’s first see what to do to block a number in the simplest way possible. In a second step, we will see how to block calls on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 through an application. Next we will see what is the procedure to block SMS. Finally, we will look at blocking anonymous numbers which uses a slightly different technique.
Block calls from a number via Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Contacts App
In case you no longer want to make calls from a phone number that you know, then this methodology will work for you. In practice, it is quite easy to block a number on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in the event that you have the number to block. Here are the steps to block a number on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9:
- First of all, you will need to create a contact with the number to block.
- Once you are there, go to your directory and find the contact card you just created and click on it.
- Then just select it menu and select Add to blacklist.
Once this is done, calls from this phone number will be strictly blocked on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9. It will be necessary to repeat the maneuver for each number to be blocked. Attention: Please note, however, that with this methodology, calls to the blocked phone number are redirected to your voicemail. This means that it will still be possible for this number to leave voice messages. If you want to block it completely, please refer to the second method.
Block a number on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 through a third-party app
When looking to block a number on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9, keep in mind that there are still some apps that can allow you to do so. These apps usually have various options to block unwanted calls and they are proving to be very efficient. Among all these applications that allow you to block a number, we can recommend Call Blocker which works very well. To use it, nothing is easier, you just have to download and install the application. In case you don’t know how to do it, don’t hesitate to read our tutorial to install an app on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Once the app is installed on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, all you have to do is follow the instructions.
How to block SMS on Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Nothing is more annoying than an unwanted SMS for the elementary and good reason why we are forced to read it. If you no longer want to receive spam messages on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9, you will need to download an app to block them. In practice, it is not possible to block the text messages that you receive on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 without an application. Therefore, we recommend that you install SMS Blocker, which works with a blacklist mechanism. Spam is blocked and stored in a spam box. So that they can be consulted whenever you want.
What to do to block unknown or anonymous calls on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9
The technique of blacklisting a contact does not work for unknown calls. You will still need to use an app if you want to block hidden calls on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. We tested a versatile app for you that blocks unknown calls and text messages: Call Control. Once the installation is complete, you will be able to designate blocking of unknown numbers in the settings. It is important to know that this option will block any unknown calls and that some administrations often use hidden numbers to call you. Therefore, these calls will be blocked directly. With this app you will not have to change the number or reset the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. You are silent!