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How-to Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Block/Unblock Incoming Calls & Messages; Manage Call Forwarding

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy' started by DustenRust, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. DustenRust

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    Block Incoming Calls from a Contact:

    1. Open “Phone
    2. Tap “Menu” > “Settings
    3. Go to “Blocked numbers
    4. Follow one of the steps below:
      • To block a phone number: enter it and if necessary, set the match criteria to “Default
      • To block unknown callers: enable “Block unknown callers
      • To block a contact from the phonebook or call history: go to “Contacts” or “Recents” and select the desired entry
    Unblock Calls from a Contact:

    1. Open “Phone” and tap “Menu
    2. Tap “Settings” > “Blocked numbers
    3. Tap “-“ next to the contact/phone number you want to unblock

    Block Messages:

    1. Open “Messages
    2. Tap “Menu
    3. Tap “Block numbers” > “Message block
    4. Set the slider “ON” and tap “OK

    Block Messages from a Phone Number:

    1. Launch “Messages
    2. Tap “Menu
    3. Go to “Settings” > “Block messages
    4. Tap “Block numbers
    5. Enter the phone number you want to block or tap “+” and select an entry from “Inbox” or “Contacts

    Unblock Messages:

    1. Open “Messages” and tap “Menu
    2. Go to “Settings” > “Block numbers
    3. Tap the “-“ symbol next to the phone number you want to unblock

    Clear Call History:

    1. Open “Phone
    2. Access “Recents
    3. Tap “Menu” > “Delete
    4. Select the call log entry you want to remove or tap “All
    5. Tap “Delete” to confirm

    Enable Call Forwarding:

    1. Open “Phone” and tap “Menu
    2. Go to “Settings” > “More settings
    3. Tap “Call forwarding
    4. Select to “Always forward
    5. Enter the phone number you want to use for call forwarding or select a contact from the phonebook
    6. Tap “Turn On

    Enable Conditional Call Forwarding:

    1. Launch “Phone
    2. Tap “Menu
    3. Go to “Settings” > “More settings
    4. Tap “Call forwarding
    5. Select to forward incoming calls “When unreachable” “When unanswered” or “When busy
    6. Enter the phone number you want to use for call forwarding or select a contact from the phonebook
    7. Tap “Turn On

    Disable Call Forwarding:

    1. Open “Phone” and tap “Menu
    2. Go to “Settings” > “More settings
    3. Tap “Call forwarding
    4. Select the forwarding option you want to disable
    5. Tap “Turn Off” to confirm
     



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