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What is Call Barring and How to Activate/Deactivate it?

There was a time when smartphone companies add new features to their manufactured devices after a very long period; however, these days, brands/companies add single or multiple features within a month or even a short period. 

This tutorial will explain what is call barring and how we can deactivate/activate it.

What is Call Barring?

Call barring is the feature that assists to block incoming and outgoing calls from smartphones. The call barring provides many controls which are described below:

  • The incoming call barring feature allows the user to block unwanted incoming calls or specific numbers on the block-list.
  • The outgoing call-barring feature allows the user to block unintentional outgoing calls from the smartphone.
  • The international call-barring feature is helpful to prevent international call expenses when we are on an international trip.

How to Activate/Deactivate the Call Barring Feature on Smartphones

To activate or deactivate the call-barring feature on smartphones, we will follow the mentioned steps:

Step 1: Navigate to the settings and tap on the “Apps” option:

Step 2: Select the “System app settings” and then select the “Call settings” option:

Step 3: Select “Advanced settings” and then select the “Call barring” option:

Step 4: It will take some time to load the data from the network service provider.

Step 5: Toggle the buttons of the feature which we want to enable. It will ask us to enter the password:

Step 6: The default password is “0000” and then the feature we selected will be enabled.

Step 7:  To disable the feature, toggle the button again. 

Note: The call-barring feature can be activated on the same certain preferences.

Steps to Change the Password of the Call Barring: 

Step 1: Dial the code on the phone dialer “**03*330* Old password * New password *Retype password # “.

Step 2: For example, if we want to change the password 0000 to 1001 then we simply dial “ **03*330*0000*1001*1001# ”. 

Alternative Method to Change the Password:

Step 1: Repeat the above-described process till step 4 for activating call barring feature.

Step 2: Tap on the “Change password” option and then enter the new password:

Step 3: After setting the password, select the “Ok” option.

Doing so will change the call barring the password successfully.

We have described the proper steps for activating and deactivating the call-barring option on Android devices. Moreover, we have covered how we can simply change the call barring password.

Conclusion

Call barring is the feature that is used to block incoming and outgoing calls from the smartphone. It also provides some good controls, such as “incoming call barring”, “outgoing call barring”, and “international call barring”. In this blog, we have learned all the details that what is called barring and how to activate/deactivate it.

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