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Need a recommendation for a call blocker

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S4' started by Bluesman2008, Feb 11, 2014.

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    I'm basically looking for something that pops up when I get an incoming call and gives me the option to block or answer the phone. Is there any such thing out there? TIA.
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    If you're rooted, root call blocker pro. When I wasn't rooted I used an app called Call Blocker.
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    I have a GS4 but not rooted. Was reading up on Call Blocker and one of the reviews said it blocks number not on your contact list is that true? What if I want to receive a call from someone NOT on my contact list. Is it blocked?
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    Extreme Call Blocker - a paid app from the Google Play Store. I've had it on all of my phones since 2010 and it's well worth the money. Updates are frequent and free, BTW.
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    Just checked Extreme Call Blocker. From their website, it says:

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    1- Simply select which number(s) from your contact list that you want to get through, just one, a few or everyone.
    2- Set the length of time that you would like to block calls for; Up until a set time, A few minutes, hours, days or forever.
    3- Click "Confirm" and your all set

    I don't want to deal with the contact list. I want something that, when call comes in that I know I don't want to answer (most 800 numbers, etc.) I can just push a button and say "block" and that's it. Nothing complicated. This app won't do it from what I can see.
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    have you tried registering your number on the "Do Not Call List"? I can recall maybe two 1-800 numbers since I did it a few years back.
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    Can't you just add numbers to the phone's default reject list?
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    Yes. I tried that and they still come in.

    I was trying to avoid having to manually put in a phone number after each call. That's what I wanted an app to do with a simple "block it" button. I guess that doesn't exist.
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    If you go to "Phone>Recent>" then select the call you wish to block, click on the settings button (lower left of phone) and select "Add to reject list" you won't have to enter the number.
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    Great. I'll try that. Thanks jshaw42


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    I use this app, https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.youmail.callerid It does caller ID, blocks SPAM calls from a database it maintains and allows me to ditch calls, (they get added to the list). It works really well and I have tried quite a few. The caller ID feature works really well. I'm on the no call list but it isn't helping much. This app has ditched 1 of the same numbers 4 times now. It isn't necessary to sign up for their service.
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    Thanks leeshor. Trying it now. So far so good :)
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