Block or Unblock Calls
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Block or Unblock Calls

Block or unblock calls from your device. Block anonymous calls.


Prenote info

When a call is blocked, it is routed directly to voicemail. The call blocking feature may not affect phone calls via third-party apps installed on your device. Contact third-party app developers for assistance with such applications.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access blocked numbers
• Block and unblock numbers
• Block unknown numbers
• Use AT&T Call Protect


Access blocked numbers

From the Dial tab in the phone app Phone app, select the Menu Icon Menu icon > Call settings > Call blocking & Decline with message > Blocked numbers.

Note: To block a number through the Call logs, select the Call logs tab > select the desired numberBlock

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Block and unblock numbers

BLOCK NUMBERS: From the Blocked numbers screen, select the add icon Add icon then select the desired option:

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• CONTACTS: Select Contacts > navigate to and select the desired contact > select Done
CALL LOGS: Select Call logs > desired number > Done
• NEW NUMBER: Select New number > enter phone number > select Block
UNBLOCK PHONE NUMBER: Select the  Delete icon, then select the number or contact that you wish to unblock. Select Remove.

Note: Select Remove again to confirm. 

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Block unknown numbers

From the Call blocking & Decline with message screen, select the Private numbers switch.

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Use AT&T Call Protect

To automatically block calls from likely fraudsters, get alerts on suspected spam, and manually block calls, learn more about AT&T Call Protect. Free for eligible users.

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