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  1. dda_k's Avatar
    Hey,
    How does one blocks number on W10M? I got a number which is calling me all the time and I want to block it. Can't find anyrhing in settings menu.
    11-03-2015 05:08 AM
  2. gpobernardo's Avatar
    Open your "Phone" app. In the "History" page, you should see a list of your most recent calls. Tap and hold on the number you want to block to bring up a pop-up menu. In that menu, you should see "Block number".

    I'm referring to build 10581.
    11-03-2015 05:13 AM
  3. dda_k's Avatar
    And how to unblock?
    11-03-2015 05:44 AM
  4. gpobernardo's Avatar
    IF you can find the Block and Filter app/setting, just launch it, tap and hold on the number you want to unblock to bring up the pop-up menu, and from that menu select unblock.

    I used to be able to find the Block and Filter app/setting in my phone running 10581, but now it seems that it can't be found at all. Many users have reported this issue in Windows Feedback.
    11-04-2015 11:54 AM
  5. Jikangire's Avatar
    What about blocking "Unknown" and "Private number" callers? I see the block setting to block a number, but not the other two.
    JessHerr and David Schiffer like this.
    11-04-2015 06:07 PM
  6. Robert Novak1's Avatar
    They removed it from the current build... thanks MS for taking away yet more functionality...
    11-04-2015 06:30 PM
  7. dda_k's Avatar
    They removed it from the current build... thanks MS for taking away yet more functionality...
    Mate, this is preview that you are using. If you want to have all of the functions go back to WP8.1. Stop complaining that preview version doesn't something that full version is suppose to have.
    11-05-2015 05:13 AM
  8. Pete's Avatar
    They removed it from the current build... thanks MS for taking away yet more functionality...
    Works fine for me in the current build.
    gpobernardo likes this.
    11-05-2015 05:33 AM
  9. Rich215's Avatar
    Works fine for me in the current build.
    The block/filter app was removed from previous builds and just came back now with the update on the current build.

    BUT.....WHERE IS THE APP TO SET AS A TILE? darn...guess we have to wait for the Threshold?
    11-05-2015 09:17 AM
  10. crav4speed's Avatar
    The block/filter app was removed from previous builds and just came back now with the update on the current build.

    BUT.....WHERE IS THE APP TO SET AS A TILE? darn...guess we have to wait for the Threshold?
    I think that now it's more like a plug-in for the phone app

    Open the Phone app > press the "..." > select "blocked calls" > press hamburger button to see blocked list

    Same with Messaging app
    tpesa likes this.
    11-06-2015 03:47 PM
  11. Robert Novak1's Avatar
    dda_k

    really is that all you have? Please grow up a little and learn how to talk like a normal person instead of slamming someone.

    Preview build or not, it was removed. It was just fine the way it was before they took it out.
    11-07-2015 04:46 AM
  12. BaritoneGuy's Avatar
    dda_k

    really is that all you have? Please grow up a little and learn how to talk like a normal person instead of slamming someone.

    Preview build or not, it was removed. It was just fine the way it was before they took it out.
    Except it has not been removed and in fact just received an update the other day. Working fine for me.
    11-07-2015 05:12 PM
  13. tpesa's Avatar
    Block and Filter replaced Call and SMS Filter for me. However, Block and Filter cannot me found in the app tray or by searching. But, if you chose to block a number from the call history or messaging history, that contact will be blocked and it will notify you in the action center to a blocked message or call. But, I can't find the app to actually pin a tile. Call and SMS filter is still in Extras and Info but is a useless, non functioning app at this point.
    11-08-2015 10:29 PM
  14. tpesa's Avatar
    I think that now it's more like a plug-in for the phone app

    Open the Phone app > press the "..." > select "blocked calls" > press hamburger button to see blocked list

    Same with Messaging app
    This was useful info. I knew the new app was working but the best part now is when you look at the blocked list from the phone or messaging app you can choose to add a number manually. That wasn't possible before. But you can look at the list this way, which is great.
    11-09-2015 09:44 AM
  15. Makis Fessidis's Avatar
    And how to unblock?
    In the phone app select the three dots at the bottom right then block list then the three lines on the upper left next to title then block list! This opens the block and filter app.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    05-11-2016 07:07 PM
  16. afgzee's Avatar
    Just download true caller from.tje store you can block numbers from calling, texting, private numbers and numbers which have been reported as spam by so many users. It's great. Make sure you activate it in settings, select true caller.as your blocker in both settings.
    05-15-2016 07:26 AM
  17. Mad Cabbie's Avatar
    Originally posted by afgzee
    Just download true caller from.tje store you can block numbers from calling, texting, private numbers and numbers which have been reported as spam by so many users. It's great. Make sure you activate it in settings, select true caller.as your blocker in both settings.
    This is a great tool. I only had one issue. No matter how I set it up, I was a private number
    05-19-2016 05:08 AM
  18. tamolnar's Avatar
    1 and a half year later, the function still doesn't exist. F*ck MS.
    09-22-2016 09:11 AM
  19. Danut Ciotirla's Avatar
    Yes, it does. "In the phone app select the three dots at the bottom right then block list then the three lines on the upper left next to title then block list! This opens the block and filter app."
    Mesbah likes this.
    03-02-2017 05:51 AM
  20. aimulaidni's Avatar
    I would recommend true caller instead of using the built in blocker. The blocked call list sometimes doesn't block calls for me even when the number is in the list..i had actually opened a thread about it to see if others were facing the same issue
    03-02-2017 06:37 AM
  21. Ryujingt3's Avatar
    I would recommend true caller instead of using the built in blocker. The blocked call list sometimes doesn't block calls for me even when the number is in the list..i had actually opened a thread about it to see if others were facing the same issue
    This may be off-topic, but what build are you on for that to happen? As mentioned, you can use the default blocking app which should do a sufficient job. I have never used True Caller so I cannot say how it performs.
    03-02-2017 06:52 AM
  22. aimulaidni's Avatar
    Yeah, I meant the default blocking app when I said the blocked call list...i'm on the latest production build, I think it's 14393, not sure though
    03-04-2017 10:15 AM
  23. ReprobusR's Avatar
    The suggestions given are good; how do you block a number from calling or leaving a voice mail though Skype ?
    03-22-2017 01:11 PM
  24. Tony Haymes's Avatar
    Hey,
    How does one blocks number on W10M? I got a number which is calling me all the time and I want to block it. Can't find anyrhing in settings menu.
    It's pretty easy:

    Go the phone app, history, then click the 3 dots bottom right. Select Blocked Calls.
    Hit the top left menu button (3 Horizontal Dashes( then you will see Blacked List.

    Click the + icon to add blocked numbers from your contacts.
    Last edited by worldspy99; 10-20-2017 at 10:42 AM. Reason: Removed offensive language.
    10-20-2017 04:46 AM

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