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

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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...