How To Block Calls on the OnePlus 6

Knowing how to block calls is very important, even if you never needed to do so before.

How To Block Calls on the OnePlus 6

In the modern age, people will try to sell you everything, and quite often they do so by calling your private cell phone number. You might get annoyed by various spammers and telemarketers, but there are also times when you simply want to avoid being called by certain people.

There are different ways of dealing with this. Let us show you how it’s done.

Blocking by Phone Number

This first method will show you how to block a number that’s been calling you earlier. It can be done very easily as these calls are in your list of recent calls.

Step 1

First, you need to drag the arrow symbol upwards on your start screen. Once you’ve done that you’ll be greeted by all your apps in one place.

Step 2

Choose the “Phone” app, and after you tap it, you will see different lists of calls.

Step 3

Choose the list of recent calls by tapping on the button that has a picture of a clock and it will show you the list of all your recent calls.

Step 4

Once you find the contact number that’s been annoying you, just hold it for a few seconds until a menu pops up. From the list of options you need to select “Block number”.

Once you’ve performed this set of steps, the chosen contact will be added to your list of blocked contacts, and they will not disturb you anymore.

Blocking by Third-Party App

If the above method doesn’t cut it for you, and you need more options and customization for blocking calls, you can also try using some of the third-party call blocking apps available in the Google Play Store.

One of the most commonly used ones, and definitely among the most popular due to the fact that it’s free, is Call Blocker.

Such an app is easy to use and offers plenty of different options for blocking unwanted callers. Blocking an incoming call is easy and can be performed by just one click. Adding numbers and contacts to blacklists or whitelists is also supported.

On the list of cool features and options is also the way you want to block an incoming call. You can choose between hanging up, answer and then hang up instantly, just silence the call, or going to Airplane mode.

There is also a quite convenient option of blocking numbers with specific starting digits, which comes in very handy when you want to get rid of the annoying telemarketers.


As you can see, there are multiple ways of blocking incoming calls. You simply need to choose the most convenient way for you.

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