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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Found it! The culprit is this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vladlee.easyblacklist Calls Blacklist Listen to this: if you add any number to the blacklist of this app, and UNINSTALL this app after that, the number will be kept hidden and block. I.e. there is no way you can unblock the number, you can only do this by installing this ...


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Wouldn't it be easier to just change the contract on the SIM card to a data-only contract and let the phone company do all the blocking for you? It would also save you paying for services you're not using.


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Not positive which version they added the feature or if this is an HTC/T-Mo addition, but on my HTC G2 (running 2.3.3) it can be done without any apps. While viewing a contact, I can go into the menu -> options and change the ringtone or route calls directly to voicemail. I configured this for a single contact I've called "Blocked" and add numbers to this ...


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You can very nearly do this with totally standard built-in features, most of which actually rely on support from the phone network rather than anything special on your phone. In fact I can't think of a real way to do absolutely everything you're asking without implementing it at the phone network, rather than on the phone. You can block "Unknown" numbers ...



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