1. AC Question's Avatar
    Since I updated my device last week my blocking mode is no longer available and I was wondering why that is?
    02-10-2015 07:16 PM
  2. anon8380037's Avatar
    Changed to Interruptions!
    02-10-2015 07:19 PM
  3. OverLordOfYou's Avatar
    Ok here's how to get back Blocking Mode without root

    Download: Check out "QuickShortcutMaker"
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....quickshortcut

    After installation you can choose this as a widget

    Once you are in the app just search "Blocking Mode"
    Baaaammm.... there you go.

    Save the choice and you now have your old Blocking Mode back

    My blocking mode has disappeared since I updated my Samsung Galaxy S5, why is that?-uploadfromtaptalk1424835200544.jpg
    My blocking mode has disappeared since I updated my Samsung Galaxy S5, why is that?-uploadfromtaptalk1424835223556.jpg
    My blocking mode has disappeared since I updated my Samsung Galaxy S5, why is that?-uploadfromtaptalk1424835247640.jpg
    02-24-2015 09:34 PM
  4. hondafan6's Avatar
    Thank u so much for your help.
    02-24-2015 10:19 PM
  5. jimmy math's Avatar
    Thanks OverLordOfYou got my blocker back now if someone can help me get rid of this ugly pumpkin color txt screen and give me back my battery time and who knows what else that got screwed
    03-05-2015 04:29 PM
  6. Mary Zyk's Avatar
    Thank you, this worked perfectly! Just switched from an s3 to an s5 and couldn't find blocking mode anywhere. I use blocking mode every night while I'm sleeping, since it allows my allowed contacts to still call if they need me, but I'm not pestered by notifications all night. I agree with Jimmy, now if only I could change the pumpkin color on text I'd be happy with my new s5, lol!
    04-07-2015 11:20 PM
  7. Melis Blunden's Avatar
    It's still on your phone. They changed the name from Block Mode to Interruptions. No need to download 3rd party apps.....
    04-09-2015 03:16 AM
  8. Mikki Miller's Avatar
    OMG I hate the pumpkin color too!!!!
    04-11-2015 07:46 PM
  9. Mikki Miller's Avatar
    OMG I love you! I was so pissed when my blocking mode disappeared. Thank you so much!
    04-11-2015 07:50 PM
  10. hbowl's Avatar
    Changed to 'Do not disturb' in sound and notifications.
    05-12-2015 10:34 PM
  11. ldesboro's Avatar
    Thank you. I found the "do not disturb mode", but can't figure out how to customize the calls that I want to be able to come through like I used to. I could allow my kid's calls to ring through for emergency purposes, but it doesn't seem to give me the option to specify certain people now. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
    07-27-2015 02:16 AM
  12. LeanMeanT's Avatar
    Idesboro, I had mine customized too. In the new DND, it appears to use your Favorites from Contacts as those allowed through the DND. Go to Settings/My Device/Sounds and notifications/Do not disturb/Allow exceptions and you'll see Calls and messages from Favorite contacts only. So you may have to redo your Favorites if you don't want some of them to ring through.
    07-29-2015 11:49 AM
  13. Jean-Francois Chong's Avatar
    where can we found interruptions on Samsung S4
    10-09-2015 02:01 AM
  14. JeebMaran's Avatar
    Go to Contacts/setting/Call/Auto Reject. It is sad that the blocking mode is no more.
    10-17-2015 06:13 AM

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