We all at one point, have wished we could block calls or text messages from one or more phone numbers. When annoying calls come from friends or mobile networks, many people block all incoming calls or just switch of their phones. This is a dead giveaway as people easily find out that you switched off your phone to avoid their calls.
You don’t have to do this, there is a simple way to block just the phone number that you don’t want to call you on your Blackberry phone. I will write about it in this article but let me tell you what this article was borne out of.
Why I looked for way to Block calls and SMS on my Phone
Lately, I feel like I am dating my mobile networks, especially Airtel and MTN. I get messages from them before I go to bed and wake up in the morning every day to see their messages. As if those are not enough, they send several messages during the day too. A girlfriend should check on her boyfriend often after all.
Glo is so guilty of calling you with different numbers, but I know those numbers now because they all look alike. I got frustrated of the calls I get from Glo in particular and I decided to block their numbers. I made a little research and got this solution.
How do you block a Phone number from calling or texting you?
This application is available on the Blackberry 10, Android and Nokia s60 OS platforms. People have asked if the Phone Warrior App for iPhone is available. The answer is NO; not at the time of publishing this article. Blocking calls and text messages from a particular phone number or numbers have been made easy with this application called Phone Warrior.
Phone Warrior is a free phone blocker app on blackberry app world that enable you to block calls, texts and caller id. This application is available for all Blackberry OS except Blackberry 10 but don’t worry I will write about one for Blackberry 10 before this week runs out.
Here are the Features of Phone warrior app:
- Free caller id and caller info details: phone warrior tells you the name of the unknown caller with its caller id feature.
- Integrated text and call blocker: Phone warrior also blocks unwanted calls and text messages.
- Option to automatically block private number
- Password protect for blocked calls and texts
- Unlimited block numbers
- Pre-trained to block spam text messages and Calls
- Very smart spam detection
- Localized application available in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Chinese and Russian languages.
How to use this application to prevent unwanted calls, texts
Download the application from your Blackberry Appworld to your phone and install it. Launch the application and click on settings, scroll to “blacklist” and click on add. You can add the number you want to block calls from the contacts or call log or you can add the number manually, click add manually input the number in the “sender” menu.
To download Phone Warrior App for Android Phones, click here.
If anyone still have a Nokia phone running on the Symbian s60 platform, click here.
If you want to block SMS, also tick block SMS and click add. You have successful blocked a number now. It’s on your blacklist.
The Call Log: it shows blocked calls and incoming calls lists, you can also block a contact from here.
The SMS Log: Any new text messages you get is displayed here and you can block the SMS number. You know those numbers that send you spam messages? You can easily block them using this option.
IMPORTANT NOTE: When a number you have blocked calls you, a missed call is recorded on your phone for your information. On the other end, the caller just gets a beep and a message that number is busy.