Block robocalls and other unwanted calls

Tired of getting nuisance calls on your mobile or home phone? Learn more about these calls and how to stop them.

Types of unwanted calls

  • Robocalls: Pre-recorded messages from computer-generated dialers
  • Fraud: Live calls from scammers trying to get personal info like your Social Security number or banking details
  • Other: Calls from people you just don’t want to talk to

What you can do

Check call blocking options

Find ways to prevent unwanted calls

Explore AT&T ActiveArmor mobile security

Learn about Digital Call Protect for AT&T Phone

Block calls on your wireless phone

iPhone: Open your phone app and go to your recent calls. Tap the info icon next to the number or contact you want to block. Then, select Block this caller.

Android: Open your phone app and go to your recent calls. Tap the contact or number you want to block, then tap the info icon. Then, select Block.

Heads up: The exact steps vary by device. Check with your device manufacturer for more help.

Block numbers from your home phone

Use star codes to prevent unwanted calls with the push of a few buttons.

Digital phone - press *61.

Landline home phone - press *60.