How to Block Private Numbers on a Google Pixel 4A

Many people with cell phones get spam and robocalls all the time. It’s very annoying, and potentially dangerous.

While there are some third-party apps that can help with this, you may be looking for a way to do it on your phone without downloading anything or paying for a service.

One way to block private numbers on your device is with Google’s Call Screen feature.

Our guide below will show you how to block private numbers on a Google Pixel 4A by adjusting a setting in the Call Screen menu on the device.

How to Block Private Numbers on a Google Pixel 4A with Call Screen

The steps in this article were performed on a Google Pixel 4A using the Android 10 operating system. I am using the Call Screen feature found in the Phone app.

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

open the Phone app

Step 2: Touch the three dots at the top-right of the screen.

tap the three dots

Step 3: Choose the Settings option.

choose Settings

Step 4: Select the Spam and Call Screen option.

select Spam and Call Screen

Step 5: Tap the Call Screen button.

select Call Screen

Step 6: Select the Private or hidden option.

choose Private or hidden

Step 7: Touch the Automatically screen. Decline robocalls option.

how to block private numbers on a Google Pixel 4A

Note that there are a number of other options on the Call Screen menu that you might want to enable, including Spam, Possibly faked numbers, and First-time callers.

Find out how to take a Google Pixel screenshot so that you can create an image file of whatever is currently on your screen.

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