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How to see blocked numbers on Android

The best Android phones allow you to block unnecessary callers on the go. Getting spam or sales calls is the last thing you need in your busy work schedule. It’s also easy to avoid calls and text messages from specific contacts on your phone. However, if you frequently miss important calls, you may have to revisit the list of blocked numbers and unblock the necessary calls.


Aside from the blocking function, the default spam detection filter on Android can sometimes be aggressive and silence callers in the background without your consent. Don’t worry, though. There is a way to find out who you have blocked in a few easy steps

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You can use the default Google Phone, Messages, and Contacts app on your Android phone to check blocked numbers.


How to use the phone app to view blocked numbers on Android

Most Android phones use the default phone app from Google. Follow the steps below to find out the blocked number on Android using the phone app.

  1. open the phone Application on Android.
  2. Tap on the menu icon (three dots) in the upper right corner.
  3. to open Settings.

  4. Choose Blocked numbers.
  5. Check the list of blocked numbers. Faucet Add a number To enter a phone number to block calls and texts from, or tap x Check a phone number to unblock it.

Go through the steps below to use the default Google Contacts app to check blocked numbers on your phone.

  1. open the Contacts Application on Android.
  2. go to the repair and management tab.
  3. Choose Blocked numbers.

  4. Take a look at the list of blocked numbers and make the necessary changes.

You may have blocked the annoying recipients in the Messages app. Here’s how to find and edit the list of blocked numbers.

  1. Play file Messages Application on Android.
  2. Tap on the menu icon (three dots) in the upper right corner.
  3. Choose Spam and Banned.

  4. Tap on a chat thread and select unblock from the following list.

Check Blocked Numbers on Samsung Galaxy Phones

Samsung has replaced the Google Messages, Phone, and Contacts apps with the company’s alternative offerings in the One UI program on all Galaxy phones. Steps to check blocked numbers on Galaxy phone.

Mobile app on Galaxy phones

  1. open the phone The app on your Samsung Galaxy phone.
  2. Click on the menu in the upper right corner and open it Settings.

  3. Choose block numbers.
  4. Check the list of blocked numbers and add a new phone number from the recent list or contact list.
  5. To unblock a number, tap the red color next to the phone number and start receiving texts and calls.

Samsung Messages App

Besides the Phone app, you can use the One UI Messages app to check the blocked numbers on your Samsung phone.

  1. Open the Messages app on your Samsung phone.
  2. Tap on the menu icon (three dots) and open it Settings.

  3. Choose Block numbers and spam.
  4. Faucet block numbers.

  5. Block or unblock contacts from the following list.

Disable spam protection

Have you unblocked multiple numbers on your Android phone and still having problems receiving incoming calls? The default Android spam protection can be aggressive at times and block unknown callers in the background.

Turn off spam protection on your Android phone

  1. open the phone app and head to Settings (see steps above).
  2. Choose Blocked numbers.
  3. disable Unknown A switch that blocks calls from unknown callers.

Disable Spam Protection on Samsung Galaxy

  1. to open phone settings on your Samsung app (see steps above).
  2. Faucet block numbers.
  3. turn it off Block unknown/private numbers.

Check blocked numbers periodically

If you have blocked someone on WhatsApp or Messenger, open the respective app and check the blocked list for changes. If you notice an increase in spam calls, use the default phone app or third-party apps to block them.

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