How to Block a Phone Number from the Call Log on a Samsung Galaxy On5


Unwanted telemarketers, and general spam calls, are the bane of every phone owner. Even if you are on the “Do Not Call” list, you may still wind up receiving these calls. It can be annoying to be disrupted by unwanted calls, especially if they are coming from the same number. Fortunately your Galaxy On5 has a way for you to block these calls.

Our guide below will show you how to block a phone call that appears in your Galaxy On5 block list. Once you have completed these steps, your phone will no longer ring when you receive a call from this number.

 

Blocking a Phone Call on a Galaxy On5

The steps in this article were written using a Samsung Galaxy On5 running Android 6.0.1. You will be able to block a phone number directly from the call log by following these steps below. Note that this works for numbers that you have saved as contacts, as well as unidentified numbers. You will also be able to choose whether you would also like to block text messages from the phone number.

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

open the Phone app

 

 

Step 2: Select the Log option.

open the call log

 

 

Step 3: Select the phone number or contact that you want to block.

select the call to block

 

 

Step 4: Select the More option at the top-right corner of the screen.

tap the more button

 

 

Step 5: Select the Block/unblock number option.

select block/unblock number

 

 

Step 6: Tap the button to the right of Call block, then tap the OK button at the bottom-right of the pop-up window. Note that you can also elect to block messages as well.

how to block a call on the galaxy on5

 

 

If you would like to block a phone number or contact that is not in your call log, then you can do so by going to Phone > More > Settings > Block numbers and enter a phone number or select a contact.

block a call that isn't in the galaxy on5 call log

 

 

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