Questions about methods to block or otherwise handle calls from specific phone numbers.

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Phone app: what does the blue forbidden sign (with optional blue “A” in front) mean in the call log?

I have the following question concerning the Samsung Galaxy SIII: When one taps Phone -> Logs it is possible to see the following icons: Incoming calls which were answered and received text ...
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Blocking all external traffic and allowing only internal traffic through

we are trying to use Android tablets in a production environment however we only want the users to be able to connect to internal ip addresses and block all external to lock them out of doing things ...
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Disable Carrier Phone Number for Google Voice Number

This seems similar to this question, but that one doesn't have a clear answer, and this is a bit different. Is there a way in Android to block all incoming calls that target the carrier number, but ...
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Blocking people nexus 5

How do I block an unknown number on nexus 5 who keeps calling me . I have looked everywhere but I can't find the option
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Managing calls between carrier number and Google Voice, using GV as primary

I'm looking for the best way to set-up/manage my calls between the carrier # and Google Voice as I use both. I'm using a Samsung S4 on VZW (however I would prefer to use phone/Google Voice/app to ...
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How to block calls/sms by contact name (might have multiple phone numbers)

I used to blacklist spammers directly into the downloaded app or the built-in android blocker. The problem is that every time that i reset my phone to factory settings, i have to add all numbers ...
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Galaxy S3 (Jellybean 4.1.2) is blocking callers on Allowed list while in Blocking Mode

I discovered last night that my phone is blocking callers who are on my approved list. I couldn't find my phone and asked my husband to call it... but it went straight to voicemail. When I finally ...
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Send blind calls to voicemail?

I'm getting more and more blind calls on my cellphone from telemarketers. Is there an application that can send all incoming blind calls to voicemail? FWIW, I'm running Cyanogenmod on a Galaxy ...
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Is there an app like Touchwiz Blocking Mode?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I want the features of Touchwiz Blocking Mode. I have done lots of googling but can find only spam call and text blockers. I want this functionality to block all ...
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call reject with message on GT-S5300

my GT-S5300 has Gingerbread 2.3.6. Is there any way to upgrade or change this so that I can reject calls with a message / block calls in the same way that the bigger Galaxy (like the S III) can? Apps ...
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Reject calls with WhatsApp message

Is there any app or any way to reject a call with a message sent via WhatsApp? Normally when we get a call there is an option to reject it with a pre-written SMS, but I was wondering if you can use ...
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What app allows me to block “probable” spam calls

I receive 2 or 3 calls per day from random spammers. I have tried blocking the numbers, but it is no use as they just call with new numbers. Is there anyway to avoid this? I suppose the end solution ...
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Using Tasker to block a specific number

I was wondering if someone could help me with setting up a tasker profile to block an incoming call from a particular number. I've seen tutorials on how to block unknown callers or callers not in my ...
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Block A Number From Leaving Voicemail?

I keep getting spam calls from a number every night at midnight. I've blocked it, but now it just goes to voicemail and I have to delete the voice messages every morning. It's annoying. Is there an ...
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How can I redirect a call, incall

I want to get a call from somebody and after talking with him redirect that person to another number, on my charge, like call-centers do. Is that possible and if that's so, there is any application ...
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Free app to block calls and SMS based on pattern

I use Callblocker currently, but the unwanted calls come from different numbers each with the same first 5 digits. Is there a free Android app to block them based on this pattern?
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How to unblock the caller phone number?

Or: how to stop forwarding calls from given phone number? Current state I have two phones, A and B. From A phone I can call whoever I want. From B I can call whoever I want except A -- when I call ...
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How to block a person's number and send automatic responses to its call/text attempts?

I want to put someone on a blacklist so I can't see when he calls me or what messages he sends to me. This is the easy part. But I also want some custom text messages to be automatically sent to him ...
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Block unknown callers at work, but let them through if they try again

I have Tasker for Android but I don't know enough about it to be able to implement this. I'd like this to occur when I am connected to a specific wireless network: If someone phones who isn't in my ...
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Galaxy Nexus - How do I start adding strangers' numbers to “auto-reject”?

I regularly get phone calls from people trying to reach an old folks' home and I want to outright reject those automatically (without any "send to voicemail" ideally). This was fairly painless on the ...
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blocking individual numbers & text messages for Android phones [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reliably screen or block callers on a number-by-number basis? Had Easy Filter app and it worked great for a while on my Samsung Galaxy, then it stopped. ...
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Any software to block all calls and all SMSes allowing only 3G internet?

My dad gave his other dual-sim card to me, which has internet service that he does not need. I do not want to get his calls or SMSes, I only want to use his internet. I have tried to do this ...
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Default caller image on HTC [closed]

Please how can I change default android image which shows on screen on unknown caller(HTC Sensation)? Thanks
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How can I distinguish important calls?

I'm a freelancer and have a somewhat erratic work schedule, so it is rather difficult for me to tell people at which times I'm available, which means that occasionally people call me while I'm at a ...
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Blocking a call without the calling party knowing it

Most call blocking apps will reject/hang up the calls from blacklisted numbers. But the calling party comes to know that there call was rejected. Is there any way or any app which can really "block" ...
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Can I configure my Android Phone to block certain numbers calls? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reliably screen or block callers on a number-by-number basis? I'm receiving calls from call-center companies that wan't to offer me services that I don't want. ...
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How can I automatically reject some types of calls? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reliably screen or block callers on a number-by-number basis? I've been getting calls from a strange number recently, and it's not even a local area call. This ...
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Android Virtual Calls Assistant?

I want to know if it is possible to do the following: 1. When "Unknown" calls, after a few seconds audio recording starts and asks caller to recall but with identified number this time. Otherwise ...
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Is there a reliable way to tell if my call is blocked by the call recipient?

I want to know if my calls are being blocked by number xxx-xxxxxxxx and if so log the data. Is there a reliable way to tell if my call is blocked by the call recipient?
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Block incoming and outgoing calls and texts

I have a strange request. Does anyone know of an app that can block incoming AND outgoing calls and texts from certain numbers as well as be password protected (e.g. you need a password to edit, ...
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How can I reliably screen or block callers on a number-by-number basis?

Last night I got a telemarketing call on my Verizon Droid X. I was horrified, to say the least. I absolutely do NOT want telemarketers wasting my time and minutes with their B.S. I looked into ...
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Withheld, unknown or new number filtering - by asking caller to state their name

How can I make my phone do the following if the number is unknown: Answer the phone Play a message that says "As you are calling from an unknown number, please State your name" Record their reply ...
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Call blocking with spoken message?

Does anyone know of a call blocker that will let you create a voice message for blocked calls? What I want is to block calls from hidden numbers. This is almost always salespeople so I want to just ...
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Any apps that will allow me to set a profile that only allows emergency calls through?

I work third shift so I sleep during the day but I get calls all day long so I shut my ringer off. I would like to be able to set a couple phone numbers that can ring through no matter what. Using ...