Even though mobile phones offer great convenience and is becoming a necessity for everyone, it also come with certain inconveniences because of unwanted calls. These unwanted calls mostly are telemarketing calls and can cause great nuisances while you are at work or when you are busy with something at home. If you really want to put an end to such calls, you can do so by various ways. Do not Call Registry: Registering here is one of the effective ways to stop such calls. There is a National do not call registry in most of the countries and by registering your mobile number there, you can stop any unsolicited commercial communication in the form of phone calls or message. Telemarketer is supposed to verify in the do not call registry database before making any telemarketing call to make sure they are not calling someone who have registered to avoid penalties. Register through Service Provider: This facility is offered by the service providers such as Airtel, Vodafone, etc. You can either opt for total block of commercial calls or partial block as you choose. You can make the registration through SMS or can also do online registration. Handset Specific Options: There are also handset specific options provided by most of the makers such as Nokia, Samsung, Sony-Ericsson, LG, Android, iPhone, Blackberry, etc. Do these steps and add the unwanted numbers
In Sony Ericcson,
Settings > Calls > Manage Calls > Accept Calls > Only from list, press ‘Edit’ to choose the numbers. In Nokia,
Click on Applications Black List Add Unwanted Numbers Click OK. In Samsung,
Settings Application Settings Calls All Calls Auto Reject Add numbers in the reject list Save it In LG,
Settings Call Call Reject Call Reject List Add numbers to the reject list Save it. For iPhone,
There will be an application called iBlacklist, Add unwanted numbers in that application to avoid unwanted calls.
There are call blocking, anonymous call rejection, options...