Windows Phone 8 - How to block unwanted calls and SMS

A simple manipulation allowing you to block unwanted calls and SMS on your Windows Phone 8 device:
Enable call blocking:
  • Swipe the StartScreen from the left edge to the right and go to Settings.
  • Tap on "call+SMS filter".
  • Enable "Block call+SMS".

To block a contact:
  • Open the call list of your Windows Phone 8 device.
  • Press and hold the number you want to block for a couple of seconds.
  • A small menu shall be displayed, select the "Block number" option.
Published by deri58. Latest update on October 13, 2014 at 10:13 AM by Jeff.
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