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Blocking Calls And Texts On Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ Plus

For those Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus owners, you might be interested to know how you can block those calls or messages you consider spam. There are many reasons that would make you consider blocking calls on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus in this age where spammers and telemarketers have made a norm to contact people even on their smartphones.

Samsung has a feature of call blocking that refers to it as ‘rejection’ so I shall use the phrase interchangeably with the phrase ‘blocking.’ Below is a guide that will explain to you how you can block such calls or messages on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.

 

Blocking calls to the auto-reject list

One method of blocking calls and messages on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus is through going to the device’s Dialer App. On the top right hand corner of your screen, press ‘More’ then touch on settings. The second item on your list should be ‘Call Rejection.’ Hit it. Then press on ‘Auto Reject list’

If you have done that the next step will be to enter the contact of the person you wish to block. Moreover, if you blocked anyone else in the past, the numbers should show up here too hence making it pretty easy to add or remove those persons from the Auto Reject List if you so wish.

 

Blocking calls from a specific caller

The other way you can attempt to block a particular contact on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus is through going to the Dialer App. Press on Call Log then choose the number that you wish block. From the top right corner of your page, hit ‘More’ then press on ‘’ Add to auto reject list’’

 

Blocking calls from unknown callers on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus

One big problem of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus is the amount of unknown callers that come through your phone. The best method to deal with these types of calls is through browsing to the ‘Auto Reject list’ and choosing the option of blocking calls from ‘unknown callers’ on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. You just have to turn the goggle ON and you should be bothered by callers who hide their identity no more.

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