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It's kinda disturbing when people keep calling me during work or meetings, but to me it's okay if I receive short messages or Whatsapp message because I can reply them few minutes later in a short break. I'm new Android user and wonder if my phone could do that for me.

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Maybe just suppress the ringtone, so you at least know who has tried to call you? –  w3d Feb 28 '13 at 8:37
@Abed maybe there is any app for that but I am able create this tiny apk for you –  deadfish Feb 28 '13 at 10:47
@Lumma: if it's useful, it will be much appreciated. –  Abed Mar 1 '13 at 2:36
@Abed, put here your android version and give me some time –  deadfish Mar 1 '13 at 8:43

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You can use the tried and tested Call Barring method

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Call Settings
  3. Look for Call barring
  4. Now select All Incoming
  5. Enter your default PIN (1234)

There, all incoming calls will be blocked. You may still be able to place calls unless you barred that too.

This feature is carrier network dependent and it already exists in the dumbphone era. Still useful though.

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I am unable to find call barring option in Nexus 5. Can you please help. I want to block all incoming call. –  Ashok Shah May 4 at 21:59

Try this:

  1. Go to Contact list
  2. Select contact
  3. Open menu, and press the "Block" button (or "Add to blocklist")

I also found Call Guard in the Play Store. Maybe you take a look at it.

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You need 50 REP to comment. :) –  geffchang Feb 28 '13 at 12:17
Ha, thats why :D Thanks! –  j0chn Feb 28 '13 at 13:40

Go to call forwarding menu and forward all calls to voicemail

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Not everyone has a voicemail... –  onik May 6 '14 at 13:53

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