How To Block A Number on Galaxy Z Flip 4

Are you getting calls or text messages from unknown numbers on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 that turns out to be spam? If you don’t want to be bothered by unknown callers, then you can easily prevent them from contacting you again by placing them in your block list.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is an Android phone that uses a foldable display form factor. Its 6.7-inch AMOLED display is just the right size for running your favorite apps and when the phone is not in use it can be folded to fit easily in any pocket. Some of its best features include a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chip and a battery capacity of 3700 mAh.

Block a phone number or contact on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Block number on Galaxy phone

If you receive calls from a particular phone number repeatedly that turns out to be spam, then you have the option to block this number. When the number is blocked the calls and text messages will no longer appear on your Android device.

Block contact from the Contacts app on your Galaxy phone

If you don’t want to receive calls or messages from one of your saved contacts, then you can block the person from the contacts app.

  • Open Contacts.
  • Tap the contact you wish to block.
  • Tap More.
  • Tap Block contact.
  • Tap Block to confirm.

Block a phone number from the phone app on your Galaxy phone

In case you keep on getting spam calls or messages from a number that’s not saved on your contacts list then you can block this number from the phone app. Take note that this also works for numbers saved in your contact list.

  • Open the Phone app.
  • Tap More options (the three vertical dots). Tap Settings.
  • Tap Block numbers.
  • Tap Add phone number
  • Enter the phone number you want to block.
  • Tap the Add icon (the plus sign) to register the contact to your Block list.

Another way to do this is to block the desired phone number from your call log. Go to the Recents tab of the phone app then tap the number you want to block. Tap on details then tap block.

Block contacts from Samsung Messages app on your Galaxy Z phone

If you don’t want to receive text messages from a particular number, then you can block unknown numbers or contacts from the Samsung Messages app.

  • Open the Samsung Messages app
  • Navigate to a conversation with the number you want to block.
  • Tap the number or name at the top of the screen.
  • Tap Block number.
  • In case the Block number option doesn’t appear, tap the Details icon.
  • Tap More
  • Tap Block or Block contact.
  • Tap Block to confirm.

Block spam calls using the Smart Call feature on your Samsung device

The Smart Call feature is a feature that might not be supported by your carrier. What this does is it allows your phone to block unknown numbers from any numbers that are not in your Contacts list. Once this feature is is activated, you won’t be bothered by spam calls or other unwanted calls again.

  • Open the Phone app.
  • Tap More options (the three vertical dots), Tap Settings.
  • Tap Caller ID and spam protection.
  • Tap the switch to turn it on.
  • When your phone rings, the Block number and Report number options will appear at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap Block number to add the number to your Block list or tap Report number if you feel the call is fraudulent, and then select a category, such as General Spam, Scam or Fraud, or Telemarketer.
  • Tap Report when you’re finished.

Unblock numbers or contacts on your phone

If you want to remove a particular number from the block list, then here’s how to do it.

  • Open the Contacts app
  • Tap the contact you wish to unblock.
  • Tap More
  • Tap Unblock contact.

You can also do this by tapping the phone icon then tap on more options (the three vertical dots), then tap settings. Tap Block numbers, and then tap the Delete icon to remove the corresponding phone number from your Block list.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. I still keep on receiving calls from spam numbers even when I have blocked unknown numbers on my phone.

    If you still keep on getting calls or messages from blocked numbers, even if you have already made the correct settings then you should try to restart your phone and check if any new software updates are available.
    Open Settings and scroll all the way down.
    Find and tap Software update.
    Tap Download and install to check for a new update.

  2. Will the blocking feature work on third party apps?

    There is a possibility that the call blocking feature will not work if you are using a third-party phone app. You need to contact the third-party app developers for assistance with such applications.

  3. What happens when a call is blocked?

    When a call is blocked, it is routed directly to voicemail if you have this service activated.

  4. How do I prevent callers from leaving voicemail?

    You need to contact your carrier directly for instructions on how to prevent spam callers from leaving a voicemail.

  5. If I unblock a number, will I get their previous text messages?

    Unfortunately, you won't get their old text messages.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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