Looking for instructions on how to set your Android phone to ban unknown callers? On Android, Google by default offers the option to ban unidentified numbers. However, there is no universal method for blocking unknown numbers on phones made by various manufacturers because the Android market is so varied.
You can block unknown numbers on your phone using different methods depending on the skin and interface you’re using. Having said that, this approach will at least partially assist you in getting rid of obnoxious calls.
The steps you can take to block an unknown number on your Android phone are described in depth in this article. We will start with the actions you can perform if you own a Google Pixel phone or a device that has the Google Phone app installed. The OnePlus Nord 2 5G and various Nokia devices all have it pre-installed. On your Android device, you may also download the Google Phone app from Google Play.
Later in this article, you have been given information on how to block unknown numbers on a Samsung phone and a Xiaomi device.
How to use the Google Phone app on an Android device to block unknown numbers
On an Android phone with the Google Phone app installed, follow these steps to block unknown callers. If you have a Samsung phone, scroll down to the following section to see what you can do.
Get the Phone app open.
In the dialer search bar’s upper right corner, tap the three-dot button.
Now select Settings, followed by Blocked numbers.
Enable the Unknown setting.
It is crucial to understand that on Android, the term “unknown” does not refer to phone numbers that are not registered in your contacts. This is intended primarily for calls that appear on your caller ID as “private” or “unknown,” in contrast to that of the iPhone.
How to prevent unknown callers on a Samsung Android phone
The procedures to block unknown numbers on a Samsung Android phone are listed below.
Get the Phone app open.
Select Settings from the three-dot menu by tapping it.
Tap Block numbers now.
To ban private and unknown numbers on your phone, select Block unknown/ concealed numbers.
How to prevent unknown callers on a Xiaomi Android phone
For instructions on how to block unknown numbers on a Xiaomi Android phone, see the procedures listed below. To describe the processes, we thought about using a MIUI 12.5-based phone. If your device runs a different MIUI version, there might be some adjustments.