How to Block a Number From Calling You On MTN? What to know the code to block a number from your MTN line? do you have a number who has been disturbing your line for some reason or the other and you want to block that line and you don’t know the code?
Well, this article is all you need to know on how to carry on that assignment Unwanted calls can be very annoying. If you have these problems, placing your phone in flight mode or enabling MTN call barring is not a preferred option.
So depending on the specific issue you’re dealing with, we’ll show you different ways to block MTNs and where to use them.
- 1 How to block a number from calling you on MTN
- 1.1 How to block all numbers from calling you on MTN?
- 1.2 Conclusion:
- 1.3 Disclaimer:
How to block a number from calling you on MTN
If you What to block a specific number on MTN, then it’s easy just follow the steps below:
Just pick your phone go to your contact and check for settings, when you see settings click on it.
When you click on the settings check for“blocked numbers” click on it when you see it.
After clicking on the block numbers you will see ‘Add A Number’ click on it.
When you click on the add number all you have to do is to Enter the phone number you want to block and select block.
I suggest is better to type the phone number you want to block using the full country code. For example, When you’re adding a number from Nigeria, then, instead of adding the regular 08012345678 it’s preferable to add 2348012345678.
Another point to note is that if you use a device with 2 SIM cards, the number on your two SIMs will be blocked. This means that if you have both MTN and Glo installed on your phone, they will not receive any calls or messages from the number you have blocked.
Well, this setting was carried out by your phone and is only valid as long as your MTN line is inserted in that phone. if you eventually remove the MTN sim card to another phone, well u would have to repeat the same steps to block numbers.
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How to block all numbers from calling you on MTN?
The usual way to block all the numbers you want to call is to enable Airplane mode. However, it also prevents you from accessing the Internet and receiving messages.
For example, if you have a customer service line and do not want to receive calls on the MTN line, but still want other network services to remain active, enable airplane mode, which is not the best option for you.
to begin, first of all, change from the default barring PIN by dialing *03*330*0000*New PIN*Repeat New PIN#
Now, to bar all incoming calls (In other words, block all numbers from calling your MTN line), dial *35*PIN# on your MTN line. Whenever you wish to cancel this feature dial *35*PIN#.
If you wish to know the status of call barring on your MTN line, just dial *#35# using that same line.
Frequent Asked Questions;
How do I block a number with USSD code?
To block a number: Press #, dial the 10-digit number you want to add, and press # to confirm. To unblock a number: Press *, dial the 10-digit number you wish to remove, and press * to confirm. Enter *67 and then the number you want to block from seeing your caller ID info.
How do I permanently block a number on my SIM card?
To permanently block a number on an Android Phone
- Open the Phone app.
- Open the menu in the top right.
- Select “Settings” from the dropdown.
- Click “Calls”
- Click “Additional settings”
- Click “Caller ID”
- Select “Hide number”
How to block calls from 3rd party partners of MTN?
It does not now fall into the category of the two options we mentioned earlier. In this case, you do not want to block a specific number and you are not interested in blocking all calls; ugly calls from MTN third-party partners.
To block all numbers from 3rd party partners of MTN disturbing your line with commercials, simply activate Do Not Disturb (DND) on your line.
To activate full DND, SMS “STOP” to 2442.
If you wish to block specific 3rd party numbers, SMS “Help” to 2442. Afterward, you’ll receive a message containing several services and how to deactivate them.
However these days, most android smartphones come with a direct option to just block a number without going to ‘Settings’.
Just click on a number on the phone dialer, and you’ll see the option to ‘block number’
How do I block a number from texting me permanently?
To do this, open the conversation thread from them in the Messages app. Tap the three dots in the upper right corner, then choose “People and Options.” Tap on “Block <number>.”
A popup window will ask you to confirm you want to block the number, noting that you will no longer receive calls or texts from this person.
How do I stop incoming calls without blocking them?
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You can also use the ‘call barring’ method. For that, open your phone app and tap on the ‘menu overflow button’ (three dots) in the top right corner of the screen (generally for Android devices, but for other devices, it is different). Then tap on the Settings and click on Calls.
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