Stop Unwanted Calls: Easy Guide to Block Telemarketing & Spam on Jio, Airtel, Vi

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Telemarketing and spam calls can be extremely frustrating, especially when you’re trying to focus on your work or waiting for an important call. These calls can disrupt your daily routine and even cause you to miss important calls. Spammers often disguise themselves as bank representatives and try to obtain your personal information, while telemarketers call you without your consent.

But, is there a way to put an end to these unwanted calls? The good news is, yes, there is! There are several methods that you can use to block telemarketing and spam calls, such as registering your number with the National Do Not Call Registry, using call-blocking apps or features on your phone, and being cautious of giving out personal information to unknown numbers. With the right tools and knowledge, you can take control of your phone and put an end to unwanted calls. Lets discuss these steps in detail:

You do not have to worry about the fact that blocking these calls would block your important or crucial messages.

One way to block telemarketing and spam calls is by activating DND (Do Not Disturb) on your mobile number. To do this, you can follow these steps:


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Step 1: Open the default messaging app on your phone.
Step 2: Create a new message and type FULLY BLOCK (this will block all telemarketing spam calls and messages). Step 3: Send the message to 1909.

This service is free, and it will help you to block all marketing, promotional or irrelevant spam messages and calls. Additionally, you can use the codes mentioned below to restrict calls from a particular category, such as real estate, education, etc.

FULLY BLOCK for All Categories (Block)
BLOCK 1 for Banking/Insurance/Credit cards/Financial products
BLOCK 2 for Real Estate
BLOCK 3 for Education-Related Spams
BLOCK 4 for Health
BLOCK 5 for Consumer goods/automobiles/Entertainment/IT
BLOCK 6 for Communication/Broadcasting
BLOCK 7 for Tourism and Leisure BLOCK 8 for Food and Beverages

Another way to stop unwanted calls is by registering DND on mobile carrier apps such as Jio, Airtel, and Vi. Here’s how you can do it:


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For Jio:

Step 1: Sign in to the MyJio app
Step 2: Click on the Menu and select the ‘Profile & other Settings’ option.
Step 3: Click on the ‘Do not Disturb’ icon and then on ‘Set Preference’
Step 4: Choose your preference and submit a request to block the calls and messages.


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For Airtel:

Step 1: Sign in to Airtel Thanks App
Step 2: On the bottom ribbon, tap on ‘More’
Step 3: Go to the Manage Services section and tap on ‘Activate/Deactivate DND’.
Step 4: Select the spam categories and click on Submit.


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For Vodafone-Idea:

Step 1: Open the Vi App and sign in using your Vodafone-Idea number
Step 2: Tap on My Account
Step 3: Scroll down to the ‘More Services’ section and tap on ‘Do Not Disturb’
Step 4: Select from the available options (Full DND, Block Promotions, Partial DND) and select Activate to block unwanted telemarketing calls and SMS.

A third way to stop unwanted calls is by using caller ID blocking services offered by mobile phone providers. These services allow you to block specific numbers from calling you. It’s usually a free service and you can contact your phone provider to know more about it.

In conclusion, telemarketing and spam calls can be extremely frustrating, but there are always solution to your problems, you just have to look.

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