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How to block numbers and unwanted calls on the Galaxy J8 | Apps

Samsung's Galaxy J8 has a native blocker for calls and SMS messages. The useful feature to prevent telemarketing companies and unwanted people from contacting you over the phone. The procedure is completely reversible: later, if you change your mind, you can unlock a number at any time.

Check out the following tutorial and learn how to block calls on the Galaxy J8. It is worth remembering that this functionality only limits the receipt of calls and text messages. Blocking WhatsApp, Telegram and other messengers must be done individually in each app.

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Learn how to block calls on the Galaxy J8 Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudoLearn how to block calls on the Galaxy J8 Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

Learn how to block calls on the Galaxy J8 Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

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Step 1. Open the phone app and tap on the menu button in the upper right corner of the screen. Then tap on "Settings";

Access the phone settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraAccess the phone settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Access the phone settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. In the phone settings, open "Block numbers". Finally, enter the number you want to block and touch the "+" button on the right. It is also possible to block calls from private numbers by enabling the option "Block unknown numbers".

Blocking calls and SMS messages from a number Photo: Reprodução / Helito BeggioraBlocking calls and SMS messages from a number Photo: Reprodução / Helito Beggiora

Blocking calls and SMS messages from a number Photo: Reprodução / Helito Beggiora

If you want to remove a number from the block list, go back to the settings and, to the right of the number you want to unblock, tap on the "-" icon.

Removing a number from the block list Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraRemoving a number from the block list Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Removing a number from the block list Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips to block inconvenient phone numbers and avoid being disturbed by calls at inappropriate times.

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