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July 18, 2022

Call Barring: What It Is and How to Unlock It

Call Barring: What It Is and How to Unlock It

Is there a telemarketer constantly calling you at all hours of the night? Does your ex know how to push your buttons? Well, now there's a solution to your problems! With call barring, you can block certain phone numbers from being able to contact you.

Keep reading to discover what call barring is and how to unlock this feature on your device.

What is Call Barring?

Call barring is a service that allows you to block incoming or outgoing calls to and from your phone. This can be useful if you're having trouble with nuisance callers or if you want to prevent yourself from making expensive international calls.

Call barring can also be used to block premium-rate numbers, which can save you money. To set up call barring, you'll need to contact your service provider and ask them to enable the service. Once it's been activated, you'll be able to choose which types of calls you want to block.

Call blocking is a great way to keep your phone bill under control, and it can also help to reduce spam calls.

Call Barring on Incoming Calls:

With call barring on incoming calls, you can block all calls or just specific numbers that you don't want to hear from. No one will be able to get through to you, so you won't have to worry about being disturbed by unwanted calls.

It's a good idea to set up call barring on your phone if you're expecting an important call and you don't want to be interrupted. You can also use it to block calls from numbers that you don't recognize.

Call Barring on Outgoing Calls:

Everyone has had that moment where they've made an expensive phone call by mistake, and it's not a pleasant experience. If you're worried about making this mistake again, you can use Call barring to stop outgoing calls.

With Call barring on outgoing calls, you can block all calls or just calls to premium-rate numbers. You can also block international calls, so you won't have to worry about accidentally racking up a huge phone bill.

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How to Set Up Call Barring?

Call Barring is a great way to prevent unwanted or scam calls from interrupting your day. To set up Call Barring, simply follow the guidelines. :

For Outgoing Calls:

For Outgoing Calls:

Call Type 

Code

Function 

All Outgoing Calls

*341#

Block 

International Calls 

*343#

Block

All Operator Calls 

*344#

Block

Calls to premium Numbers

*347#

Block 


For Incoming Calls:

How do Set Up Call Barring for an Individual Number?

For Call barring on an individual number, you'll need to know the phone number you want to block. Once you have the phone number, simply follow these steps:

  1. Go to your phone's settings and find the "Call Barring" or "Blocked Numbers" option.
  2. Add the phone number you want to block to the list of blocked numbers.
  3. Save your changes and exit the settings menu.

Now, whenever that phone number attempts to call you, they will be automatically blocked and will not be able to get through to you.

How to use Call Barring on multiple numbers?

You'll need to create a list of all the phone numbers you want to block using call barring for multiple numbers. Once you have the list of phone numbers, simply follow these steps:

  1. Choose "Call Barring" or "Blocked Numbers" from your phone's settings.
  2. Create a list of blocked phone numbers and add the number you want to block.
  3. Make sure you save your changes before exiting the settings menu.

All of those phone numbers will now be automatically blocked and will not be able to reach you.

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866-969-4886

How To Turn Off Call Barring?

To turn off Call Barring, simply follow these instructions:

 

Call Type 

Code

Function

All Outgoing Calls 

*341* PIN # 

Switch off Call Barring 

International Calls 

*343* PIN #

Switch off Call Barring 

All Operator Calls

*344* PIN #

Switch off Call Barring 

Call to Premium Numbers 

*347* PIN #

Switch off Call Barring 

 

Note:

Your PIN is the 4-digit number you selected when setting up Call barring. If you can't remember your PIN, you'll need to contact your service provider to have it reset.

Unblocking Call Barring on Cell Phones

Unlocking call barring on your cell phone is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. Here's how you can get on different cell phones!

Samsung Phone (Andriod)

1. Tap on the phone.

2. Open the Menu

3. Go to Settings

4. Tap on supplementary Services

5. Tap on call barring

6. Choose Voice/Video Call

7. Turn off an option.

iPhone (iOS)

1. Go to Settings

2, Tap on Phone

3. Select call blocking and identification

4. Turn off the silence junk callers switch

Nokia

1. Tap Phone Icon

2. Tap the Menu icon

3. Go to settings

4. Tap on calls

5. Tap on call Barring

6. Turn call Barring off

Note:

There will be a password requirement. Enter the default barring password 0000 and click OK.

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Call Barring with Community Phone

Spam Calling Blocking with Community Phone

Community Phone is a landline phone service that uses your existing cell phone towers to give you dependable, affordable, and crystal-clear call quality. And with Community Phone's call barring feature, you can rest assured that you won't be interrupted by unwanted or scam calls.

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Main Features of Community Phone:

  • Unlimited Nationwide Calling.
  • No Internet Required.
  • Keep Your Existing Number.
  • Works During Power Outages.

How it Works:

Benefits of Using Community Phone:

  • Better Call Quality.
  • No Busy Signals.
  • Unlimited Long Distance Calling.
  • Great for Emergencies.
  • Keep Your Existing Phone Number.

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Is Call Barring the same as call blocking?

No, call barring, and call blocking are two different things. Call barring allows you to block calls from specific numbers or types of numbers, while call blocking allows you to block all incoming calls.

With call barring, you can block calls from specific numbers or types of numbers, such as international calls or operator services. You'll need to add the numbers you want to block to your call barring list.

With call blocking, you can block all incoming calls. This is useful if someone is harassing you and you don't want to receive any more calls from them. To do this, you'll need to add the number to your call blocking list.

To sum it up, call barring allows you to block specific numbers or types of numbers, while call blocking allows you to block all incoming calls.

Conclusion:

Call barring is a great way to prevent unwanted calls from coming through to your phone. It's easy to set up, and you can choose to block all calls from specific numbers or types of numbers. If someone is harassing you, call blocking is a great way to stop them from being able to contact you.

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