How to Block a Number on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 7)

Tired of getting annoying unwanted calls or text messages?

Want to stop a number from calling and texting you?

This tutorial will show you step by step how to block and unblock a number on a Samsung Galaxy running Android 7 (Nougat).

This tutorial will work for all Samsung Galaxy smartphones running Android 7 (Nougat), such as the Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8 Edge, A3, A5, A7, J5 Pro, J7 Pro, and all other types.

Block a Number on a Samsung Galaxy - Method 1

1. Open the Phone app.

samsung galaxy android 7 phone and messages app

2. Tap on RECENTS to open your recent call list.

3. Tap on the number you want to block.

4. Tap on Details.

5. Tap on the 3-dots menu icon located at the top right (next to SHARE).

6. Tap on Block number.

7. Tap on BLOCK.

The number is now blocked and you will not receive any calls or messages from this number.

Block a Number on a Samsung Galaxy - Method 2

1. Open the Phone app.

samsung galaxy android 7 phone and messages app

2. Tap on the 3-dots menu icon located at the top right (next to the microphone icon).

3. Tap on Settings.

4. Tap on Block numbers.

5. Enter the number you want to block.

6. Tap on the (+) icon.

The number is now blocked and you will not receive any calls or messages from this number.

Block a Number on a Samsung Galaxy - Method 3

1. Open the Messages app.

samsung galaxy android 7 phone and messages app

2. Tap on the message of the number you want to block (to open the message).

3. Tap on the 3-lines menu icon located at the top right (next to the phone icon).

4. Tap on Block number.

5. If you want you can select Delete conversation.

6. Tap on OK.

The number is now blocked and you will not receive any calls or messages from this number.

Block a Contact on a Samsung Galaxy

1. Open the Phone app.

samsung galaxy android 7 phone and messages app

2. Tap on CONTACTS to open your contact list.

3. Tap on the contact you want to block.

4. Tap on Details.

5. Tap on the 3-dots menu icon located at the top right (next to SHARE).

6. Tap on Block contact.

7. Tap on BLOCK.

The contact is now blocked and you will not receive any calls or messages from this contact.

Unblock a Number on a Samsung Galaxy

1. Open the Phone app.

samsung galaxy android 7 phone and messages app

2. Tap on the 3-dots menu icon located at the top right (next to the microphone icon).

3. Tap on Settings.

4. Tap on Block numbers.

5. Tap on the (-) icon located next to the number you want to unblock.

The number is now unblocked and you can receive calls and messages from this number.


Reference(s):

YouTube: How to Block a Number on a Samsung Galaxy - Android 7