Tech Tips: Are you also troubled by too many spam calls? Learn how to block all calls at once!

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Are you tired of all the telemarketing and spam calls? Well, unwanted calls are often annoying and trigger you the most when you are at work or in a meeting. Due to frequent calls, people often miss important calls as they keep their smartphones on silent mode.

Sometimes these spam calls are also fraud calls, targeting recipients pretending to be from a bank or other related deceptive identities. To get rid of these calls, people try to block contacts. However, it is not possible to block every single spam number. But there is a way by which you can block and report spam calls in bulk or stop receiving spam calls and messages.

Let's take a detailed look at all the different ways through which you can stop receiving these spam or telemarketing calls.

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How to Activate Do Not Disturb (DND) for Any Number 

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched the National Customer Preference Register (NCPR), formerly the National Do Not Call Registry (NDNC), to help people block spam calls. The) initiative was launched. People can sign-up for the service to block all telemarketing communications or calls from select areas.

To activate DND on your number-

Open your SMS app and type START.

Now send this message to 1909.

Your service provider will send you a list of banking, hospitality, and other categories along with their codes.

Enter the answer code for the category you want to block.

Your telecom service provider sends you a message confirming your request. DND service will start within 24 hours.

You can also activate DND services through your telecom service operators. Here is a step-by-step guide to registering DND on Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone.

How to activate DND on Jio

Go to the MyJio app.

Now go to Settings -> Service settings -> Do not disturb.

Select the categories you want to block from receiving calls and messages.

How to Activate DND on

Airtel Visit the official site of Airtel - airtel.in/airtel-dnd.

Enter your mobile number.

Enter the OTP received on your number to verify.

Select the categories you want to block.

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How to activate DND on Vi

Open Discover.vodafone.in/dnd.

Enter your mobile number, email address, and name.

Select the categories you want to block from receiving marketing calls.

How to Activate DND on BSNL 

Send an SMS "START DND" to 1909 from your BSNL number.

From the received option select the categories which you want to block.

You can also choose from Voice call, SMS, or All-inclusive mode.