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Block or Unblock Messages

Block or Unblock Messages

Block or unblock calls from your device. Block unknown 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

Access blocked numbers

From the Keypad tab in the phone Phone app, select the Menu Icon Menu icon then select Settings. Select Block numbers.

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Block and unblock numbers

From the Block numbers screen, you can add or remove numbers from the block list. Select the desired option:

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• BLOCK PHONE NUMBER: Enter the desired phone number, then select the Add icon.
CONTACTS: Select Contacts, then navigate to and select the desired contact. When finished, select Done.
RECENT CALL: Select Recents, then select the desired number. When finished, select Done.
UNBLOCK PHONE NUMBER: Select the Remove icon next to the desired number.



Block unknown numbers

From the Block numbers screen, select the Block unknown/private numbers switch.

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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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