How to Block Unknown Numbers on Android

By | February 19, 2022

Unfamiliar phone numbers can sometimes be a problem for you. In this case, if you want to block unwanted and unfamiliar numbers on Android phones, we are telling you an easy way to do so. Google offers a service by default. However, there are many phone makers in the world of Android, so this method may be different in different company’s devices. The method of blocking unknown numbers may vary depending on the skin and interface found in the smartphone, as mentioned earlier.

We are telling you how to block unknown numbers on Android phones. Let’s start with the Google Pixel phone, which has the Google Phone app installed.

This app is already installed in OnePlus Nord 2 5G and many Nokia smartphones. You can also download it from Google Play to your Android device.

Here’s how to block anonymous numbers on Samsung and Xiaomi phones too.

How to block unknown numbers on an Android phone with Google Phone app

To block an unknown number on an Android phone with the Google Phone app installed:

1. Open the Phone application.

2. Press the three dot button on the top right of the dialer search bar.

3. Tap on Settings and go to Blocked Numbers.

4. Turn on the Unknown option.

Note here that Unknown in Android does not mean a phone number that is not saved in your phone. This is for people who flash in your caller ID as private or unknown.

How to block unknown numbers on Android phone from Samsung

1. Open the phone app.

2. Tap on the three dot menu and select Settings.

3. Now tap on Block Numbers.

4. Press Block Numbers / Hidden Numebrs and block private and unknown numbers on your phone.

How to block unknown numbers on Android phone from Xiaomi

How To Block Unknown Numbers On Xiaomi Phone.

Here we have explained how to block unknown numbers on smartphones based on MIUI 12.5. If your phone has a different MIUI version than this, it is possible to have a slight change in the steps.

1. Open the Phone app.

2. Tap the three-dot button from the search bar.

3. Select Settings from the menu.

4. Tap Unknown to block incoming calls from unknown callers.

Aside from the default way of blocking unknown numbers, there are also some third party apps like Truecaller that help block unknown numbers.

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