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how to block unwanted calls and sms ?

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Blocking unwanted incoming calls on windows mobile phone

It happens very often that we get unwanted calls in our life but you can do nothing about it. It maybe someone you are familiar with or someone you never know, it maybe a relentless salesman, or an annoying ex, or a harassment call from freaks. It is disturbing, it is torturing, you are totally pissed off. it is helpless, right? Well, if you are a Windows Mobile user, there is one way out.

Pocket Call Blocker is a very easy-to-use application especially designed for Windows Mobile Phones. you can use it to block unwanted incoming calls. You simply add blocking calls to the list. You can block calls by specific numbers, wildcard numbers, anonymous numbers, category numbers etc. Moreover, Pocket Call Blocker can also block text messages from a number of a group of numbers.

Pocket Call Blocker can be downloaded for free here.

Below is a step by step tutorial on blocking a phone call on your Window mobile.

Step 1: Turn on the Call Blocking Service

In the main window of Pocket Call Blocker, click the "OFF" button to switch the call blocking status to "ON".


Step 2: Add a new call blocking rules

Go to the "Rules" tab -> "Menu" -> "Add" -> "Call Rule" to create a incoming call blocking rule.


Step 3: Assign numbers to the filter

After input a rule name, you are negative to the "filter" tab, and then go to the "number" menu -> "Add" to assign some numbers to the filter. The software offers 4 types of numbers adding:

Phone Contacts: To add phone numbers from Phone Contacts;

Sim Card Contacts: To add phone numbers from Sim Card Contacts;

Call History: To add phone numbers from All Call History;

Number: Manually type the exact numbers to the filter;


Step 4: Choose what to do when a rule is filtered

After you add numbers to the filter successfully, negative to the "Action" tab, there are 3 kinds of action:


In the advanced tab, you could block ALL Incoming Calls, Unknown Numbers - Filter numbers that are not alike to any numbers from Outlook Contacts or SIM Contacts, and Anonymous - Filters calls without caller numbers without sender numbers. You could also use the wildcard characters '*' to block some kinds of numbers in the <Block Number> blank of Advanced tab.

For example, to block any phone number containing 9, enter *9*;

To block any phone number begin as 9, enter 9*;

To block any phone number end as 9, enter *9;

Warning: You could not add an exact number in the <Block Number> blank of advanced tab, to block exact number, please refer to the step 3.

Download Pocket Call Blocker, or go to Pocket Call Blocker homepage to know more.


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As with the other app this is not free the "free download" is a 7 day trial and after that it will cost you $19.00

@ bellpen2 please do not search for old topics just to advertise your app, these have now been removed. One post to advertise is enough, more may be classed as spam.


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Mobile subscribers can register their telephone number with the National Customer Preference Register by dialing a toll free number 1909 and by sending an SMS to 1909. You can then set your preference either via an IVR or with the help of a customer care executive. For registering and setting up the preference via SMS, the SMS message has to be sent in the following format to the number 1909.SMS “START 0” to 1909 for fully blocked option i.e. blocking all the calls and messages

SMS “START <option>” to 1909 for partial blocking.


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