1. AC Question's Avatar
    When I try to block contacts on my Motorola droid turbo I cannot find anything of the sort. On previous android phones the ability has been in settings with easy to find access. But now I am unable to prevent calls and texts from reaching me. Please Help
    05-04-2015 05:13 PM
  2. doogald's Avatar
    There is no way to do so with the stock turbo software. I believe that there are third party apps that can do this, though, on the play store.

    What I do for calls is to go into people, create a "spam contact", then add the numbers that I want to "block" into this contact. Then, with the contact open, tap the menu control top right, and either set ringtone to none and/or set "all calls to voicemail".
    05-04-2015 06:29 PM
  3. pdaniel219's Avatar
    You can do it on the Verizon website. I did it myself with my daughters phone. It's somewhere on the left when you're on your account page. You can block up to 5 numbers for free I think. But the block only lasts 90 days. You can just go back in and do it again.

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    05-06-2015 09:35 AM
  4. adayoff's Avatar
    Family Base costs $5 a month. You can block up to 20 numbers indefinitely once enabled.

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    ydking likes this.
    05-06-2015 03:05 PM
  5. Emperor's Avatar
    When I try to block contacts on my Motorola droid turbo I cannot find anything of the sort. On previous android phones the ability has been in settings with easy to find access. But now I am unable to prevent calls and texts from reaching me. Please Help
    I use a free workaround solution on my turbo and nexus 6. I created a contact called 'rejected', but can use any name you choose. You can manually enter numbers of update the contact from received calls. Once you create the contact and are in edit mode for the contact, hit the 3 dots menu button and an option will appear called "All calls to voicemail". Select that option and they will be dumped into your VM without ringing your phone.

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    05-08-2015 04:23 PM
  6. dungoyle's Avatar
    Does anyone have a specific recommended application from the Play store for this purpose; calls and text? I certainly could (and normally would) go through and test multiple applications, but if someone has already gone through this and has an application that they would enthusiastically recommend, then that would certainly be preferable (and very much appreciated). This is for my girlfriend's phone which is not on Verizon (Straight Talk, and they don't have a blocking service based on a message board I recently visited). She has an ex that sends her the most heinous text messages.
    05-08-2015 05:10 PM
  7. Crashdamage's Avatar
    Check out Advanced Call Blocker.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.call.blocker

    Android since v1.0. Linux user since 2001.
    dungoyle likes this.
    05-08-2015 07:02 PM
  8. jec11718's Avatar
    Mine is : "Do Not Answer". And that list of contacts is over a hundred. Dumped to VM. Hahaha!

    DRoID TuRBo this...
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    05-09-2015 05:52 AM
  9. dungoyle's Avatar
    Check out Advanced Call Blocker.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.call.blocker

    Android since v1.0. Linux user since 2001.
    Mine is : "Do Not Answer". And that list of contacts is over a hundred. Dumped to VM. Hahaha!

    DRoID TuRBo this...
    Thank you both. I will check these out.
    05-09-2015 01:01 PM
  10. Emperor's Avatar
    Mine is : "Do Not Answer". And that list of contacts is over a hundred. Dumped to VM. Hahaha!

    DRoID TuRBo this...
    Ditto!


    Turbo 64GB Beast
    05-09-2015 03:24 PM
  11. KPMcClave's Avatar
    I use a free workaround solution on my turbo and nexus 6. I created a contact called 'rejected', but can use any name you choose. You can manually enter numbers of update the contact from received calls. Once you create the contact and are in edit mode for the contact, hit the 3 dots menu button and an option will appear called "All calls to voicemail". Select that option and they will be dumped into your VM without ringing your phone.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    This is what I do, as well. My contact is named "Scumbags," though.

    Of course, "Michelle from account services," and her pals trying to give me free crusies and such, always seem to have a new number, so it's a constant challenge that doesn't work anywhere near as well as it should. So much for the Do Not Call Registry, I guess.
    05-11-2015 09:07 AM
  12. CharlieL3's Avatar
    Does anyone have a specific recommended application from the Play store for this purpose; calls and text?
    I use Mr Number.
    05-11-2015 12:03 PM
  13. Madison Ralls's Avatar
    When I try to block contacts on my Motorola droid turbo I cannot find anything of the sort. On previous android phones the ability has been in settings with easy to find access. But now I am unable to prevent calls and texts from reaching me. Please Help
    11-16-2015 06:01 PM
  14. matt.eskes's Avatar
    Does anyone have a specific recommended application from the Play store for this purpose; calls and text? I certainly could (and normally would) go through and test multiple applications, but if someone has already gone through this and has an application that they would enthusiastically recommend, then that would certainly be preferable (and very much appreciated). This is for my girlfriend's phone which is not on Verizon (Straight Talk, and they don't have a blocking service based on a message board I recently visited). She has an ex that sends her the most heinous text messages.
    Sync.me allows this, as does the whitepages app
    dungoyle likes this.
    11-16-2015 07:37 PM
  15. Feldhege's Avatar
    I use true caller and it has the ability to block calls too. It is also cool because even calls that come in from numbers not in my contacts list usually come in with caller id name and number. I really like it.
    dungoyle likes this.
    11-17-2015 04:56 PM
  16. tlacour's Avatar
    I also have a "Junk Calls" contact that is set to go straight to voicemail for recurring unwanted callers. As for texts, I go back and forth with Chomp and Textra apps. They both have "Blacklist" options to block text messages. I've used both of these for years, and they have work flawlessly for me.
    11-19-2015 10:06 AM
  17. leehardballer12's Avatar
    I don't know about calls, but I have blocked people from texting me by long pressing on the text conversation and tapping on the the block symbol. (The circle with the slash on the upper right) It doesn't truly block texts, but it archives the conversation and blocks being notified when the selected person texts. Out of sight, out of mind. They can have fun sending messages I won't know about until I choose to look at them.

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    11-22-2015 08:50 PM
  18. parice smith's Avatar
    When I try to block a contact it won't work or I doesn't show up with anyway to do it
    05-07-2016 01:11 PM
  19. jeanvalexander's Avatar
    How do I block a specific number on my Droid Turbo 2 ?

    Thanks!
    Jean V. Alexander
    08-10-2016 11:23 AM
  20. tony bag o donuts's Avatar
    Should I Answer? Has been a lifesaver for me. Great app.

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    08-12-2016 10:05 AM

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