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Call reject and blocking

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16th April 2014, 06:01 PM   |  #1  
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In earlier versions of android there was a way to maintain a blacklist of phone numbers to reject. But I can't find this in android 4.4.2. Did they remove it?
16th April 2014, 06:14 PM   |  #2  
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No, there's no native feature like that..

However, you can try this out : https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...number.blocker
Not sure whether it works or not..
16th April 2014, 06:34 PM   |  #3  
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In earlier versions of android there was a way to maintain a blacklist of phone numbers to reject. But I can't find this in android 4.4.2. Did they remove it?

Are you on stock or custom rom?

If your on a custom rom then there is a blacklist setting under the phone dialer and under security. You can block calls/texts and unknown numbers. It's a very nice feature

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16th April 2014, 06:51 PM   |  #4  
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In earlier versions of android there was a way to maintain a blacklist of phone numbers to reject. But I can't find this in android 4.4.2. Did they remove it?

I remember that, it must have been the ASOP dialer because it is not in the new Google Dialer. I ran Carbon on my Nexus 4 and remember that feature so I would say it is a feature of ASOP dialer.
16th April 2014, 08:29 PM   |  #5  
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Yes it used to be there and I recall a YouTube that showed how to use it. I'm on stock 4.4.2 and it's no longer there.

I'm afraid all the phone blocking apps probably just steal your contacts......

Too bad.
16th April 2014, 10:27 PM   |  #6  
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In earlier versions of android there was a way to maintain a blacklist of phone numbers to reject. But I can't find this in android 4.4.2. Did they remove it?

It's in settings-security

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17th April 2014, 12:29 AM   |  #7  
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It's in settings-security

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Not on my Nexus 5, stock rom. Maybe you have a custom rom.
17th April 2014, 12:42 AM   |  #8  
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I've used root call blocker from play store. Works great. Free version is a bit limiting tho. But still good. And stable. For me anyway.

Sent from my N5, N7, Moto X, G Tab 3 or S2.....
17th April 2014, 12:59 AM   |  #9  
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Not on my Nexus 5, stock rom. Maybe you have a custom rom.

OK, then if you're rooted you can use xposed with call blocker, you can find it on xda portal or in xposed download section

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17th April 2014, 01:59 AM   |  #10  
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OK, then if you're rooted you can use xposed with call blocker, you can find it on xda portal or in xposed download section

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Good idea. I didn't know xposed had a module to block calls.

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