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Harass Me by Samuel Tardieu available from Google Play Store does what you want: Tired of missing extra-urgent calls because you forgot to switch your phone off silent mode? This application will turn the volume on if the same number tries to call you 3 times in 3 minutes (configurable).


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If you are in the US, I would highly recommend getting a Google Voice number. Anytime a form asks for your phone number, give it your Google Voice number instead of your real phone number. This way you can screen calls or block calls inside of Google Voice, along with other benefits such as transcribing your voicemails and unlimited texting.


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I don't use an app. What I do is have a "Spammer" record in my Contacts. Whenever I receive a telemarketing call, I add that phone number to the Spammer contact. I give out my Google Voice number exclusively. Within GV I have that contact blocked, so any calls from one of those numbers receives the "ding-ding-ding This number is not in service" message. ...


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This is a network function and no app will be able to perform the behaviour you're looking for. At best, you can create a custom "silent" ringtone for a known number. Else, if you'd prefer pressing the volume buttons will usually mute the ringing while giving the dialler the perception that the call remains unanswered.


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Have you tried browsing the Tasker's wiki? There are some good pre-made profiles there you can use. The easy way to block calls with Tasker is described here: Open Tasker, create a new Profile and name it "Blockr". Select the "State" context menu and the "Incoming Call" context from that menu. Keep this screen open and follow the instructions below ...


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I was able to set up a pair of tasker profiles that raises the volume to a particular level when a second call comes in from the same number within a five minute interval. It's fairly specific (it only acts if the second call is from the same number as the most recent missed call, doesn't reset the volume after the call, etc.), but it could be a starting ...


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The Setting Profiles app can do that. From their site: What if I don’t want to miss an important call while I’m on mute? You can overwrite current sound settings with a rule based on Incoming Call condition. Here is how to: Create a new rule Add Incoming Call condition and set it to your preferred contacts group (like VIP or Family) ...


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I guess you could do this using the "Conference Call" trick on android (natively!). The screenshots below are for vanilla Froyo (Android 2.2) and may vary with your version/dialer app. During your call (Don't hang up the call), after talking to that person, press the "Menu" button on your android. Press "Add Call" from the menu. Dial and call the ...


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Root Call Blocker seems to fit the bill perfectly. As the name implies though, it requires the handset to be rooted. I use it personally and so far it's been doing its job well. There are plenty of alternatives on the Market for you to try.


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I would recommend two apps. Call Blocker, which works really fine and blocks calls as well as inconvenient text messages, and Tasker -- a very powerful tool that does a lot of things besides blocking undesired calls.


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Google Voice has options for this. If you have a Voice account and someone calls you using that number you can use the Call Screening option to force them to record a message you can hear before you pick up. Edit: Google Voice is currently only available in the US, so if you live anywhere else this solution obviously won't work for you.


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That would be more of carrier dependent and network related, plus, the programmatic API is not well documented hence a lot of third party call blocking apps, inevitably, do send a reject/hangup upon receiving a blacklisted number. What the OP is asking for, is actually, going down deeper into the nuts and bolts of telephony layer which is blocked off due ...


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Anti SMS Spam works great, also see Mr. Number for good call management.


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Try aFirewall Despite the name, it's an SMS/Call blocking app.


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You don't need Tasker. There is a dedicated App that does what you want: Harass Me


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I found one that does just this last week. Check out http://www.youmail.com. It's an app you download, but can manage it from their website. You can record different greetings for different people; family, business and the main reason I got it.... the number has been disconnected for people I REALLY don't want to talk to! I also have a msg just for Blocked ...


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Miui has a built-in call/message filter, perhaps confusingly called Firewall, since there is also an actual internet firewall within the, also confusingly called, Monitor application (a comprehensive call and traffic logger ). Works great though. To password protect it just use the Guard application, also within Miui.


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Try blacklisting the phone no. Long press the phone no. in the Call Logs and select 'Add to Blacklist' option.


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Per this link you can create a profile that defaults to phone silence and changes the ringer to not silent when someone you want to take a call from or is not a person you blocked and then when someone you have blocked calls it will answer the call and hangup. Here is a summary Create new profile Allow Calls Add context --> State --> Incoming Call ...


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There is one hack by which you can block your incoming calls. Go to Settings -> Call settings -> Call forwarding Now Click on Always forward and enable it to forward the calls to a wrong number. This will ensure that calls will not come to you and the caller get the tone that call is being forwarded and number is wrong. You can disable Call forwarding ...


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On Android version 5.1.1 (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge) One way to do it is go to Phone (like you would make a call) then click on the More in top right of the screen and choose Settings then Call Settings > Call rejection > Auto reject list and select the "Unknown" option. Hope this saves you some time.


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Automation is the preferred option. Many apps are available. I prefer using MacroDroid , since it is free (upto 5 macros) and easy to learn. To understand how MacroDroid works and the settings required for your Android version, see my answer Note This is not tested on Marshmallow as I am on KitKat You will need to tweak timings in accordance with ...


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I am not sure about an option in the system itself but the app mr number will do that for you: The lifehacker article talks about the app http://lifehacker.com/5648876/call-block-unlimited-automates-call-blocking-and-routing-on-android-phones


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You won't be able to tell this information: the target phone could be switched off or unplugged for example.


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If it's the same people ringing you regularly what you could do is: Add them as a contact, under 'Ignore1', 'Ignore2' etc. whenever they ring Go to Contacts -> Select 'Ignore1' -> Options (or action menu) -> Select 'All calls to voicemail' Or if you don't like this method then you could try: Mr. Number: Text, Call & Block (free) Extreme Call ...


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I just saw that you don't want to block the calls, but send to voicemail. My mistake. As easy as one, two, three :) Call settings -> Blacklist -> Small icon at the bottom corner -> Private numbers That is for cm-10.2.0 Might be a little different if you have another version, but you get the idea.


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From within the stock Android environment, you can at least force contacts to the voicemail. It is not possible to block SMS directly, at least not without root (to my knowledge). I have a Nexus 4, so your options might differ from what I have. If you go in the People app, you'll be able to find your SPAM contact. In the top-right corner, you'll have the ⋮ ...


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The icon that displays a blue circle with diagonal line through it in the Phone app's Log tab appears when the user receives a call and manually rejects it with a swipe when the phone rings. As soon as the user swipes to reject the call, the caller will hear the tone of the phone call change from a ringing signal to a busy signal. The icon that displays a ...


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While it may not be exactly what you're looking forward to, Google Voice has something like this. If a caller calls your google voice number, all the phone you have registered ring at once. So you pick up the call on your home phone, then decide you want to go out. Google Voice lets you press 4, and it starts ringing the other phones again (without the ...


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The feature you're looking for is known as call transfer. It's pretty common on office PBX and VoIP systems, but is virtually never seen with mobile phones. The existence of such a feature would require some intelligence in both the device and cooperation from the carrier's equipment, both of which are generally absent. As far as I know, there is nothing in ...



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