How to Block a Phone Number On Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile

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If you’re living in U.S and you’re the customer of Verizon, AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile, then you might want to have a service which let you block a phone number because its not necessary that your Cell Phone provide such functionality.

There can be numerous reasons to have phone number blocking service. You can be a victim of some freakish person who’s after your happy and normal life or it can be your ex-partner. Whatever is the case but having such service is always beneficial, that is why different U.S carriers offer different ways to avail such service. Below we’ve mentioned the procedure for each U.S carrier which will help you in blocking phone numbers of unwanted calls on respective carrier.

How to Block a Phone Number on U.S Carriers

Verizon: Verizon  Wireless Usage Controls is an online Service which you can get for $4.99 per month . Just call Verizon Customer Service and ask them to add it to your package. As soon as “Usage Controls” is added to your package you can use it to block up to five numbers and they wouldn’t be able to call or text you. You can access this feature by logging into your Verizon account and then navigate to My Verzion > My Services > Spam Control.

AT&T: AT&T offers such service as AT&T Smart Limit. With AT&T Smart Limit you can block up to 30 numbers with the freedom of blocking incoming, outgoing calls and text messages. You can get it for $4.99/month per line. It also provides many other features like restricting access to inappropriate content with content filters and selecting amount of data usage.

Sprint: Sprint support provides a detailed guide to block, restrict or allow voice from “My Sprint” after logging into your Sprint account. To block a phone number from calling you follow the below procedure.

1. Sign into your Sprint account.

2. Go to “My Preferences” tab.

3. Under Limits and Permissions, click Block voice.

4. Select phone you want to block and choose options to block, restrict or allow calls.

T-Mobile: Although T-Mobile do provide Message blocking service but there’s no direct service like Verizon, AT&T and Sprint available on T-Mobile to block a phone number from voice calls. If you want to block any number, just call 611 from your Cell Phone and ask customer service to block a particular number.

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