6 Best Android Apps to Block Unwanted Calls & SMS in 2018

It’s 2018 and if you’re still getting spam calls then it’s high time that you install a call blocking app on your Android.

The beauty of an Android smartphone is that you can customize every bit of it so if you are annoyed by the endless marketing call and calls from unknown people you can try one of these blocking apps can get rid of them.

How to block a number on Android: Best call blocking calls for 2018

1. Call blacklist – call blocker

Call block list is a powerful Android app locker that works both as a Call Blocker as well as an SMS blocker

You can block calls and messages from any phone number, even if it is a private or a hidden phone number, or any other phone number that is not stored in your contact.

That also lets you create a Blacklist and whitelist from within the app.

You can add numbers that you want to block in the blacklist, how you can write a few numbers unblock rest of the numbers.

2. Mr. Number – block calls & spam

This app can block unwanted calls as well as identify and stop spam calls and messages. You can either select the contact number from your phonebook or manually enter the number.

It also lets you block phone numbers from a particular area by putting specific area code (this, however, works for the or landline numbers).

3. Truecaller

Truecaller is an excellent app which is used by millions of people. Blocking number is not in its four feature, but since it worked as a Universal phone directory this is widely used, its feature of blocking phone numbers and identifying spam calls and messages makes is one of the best call blocking apps available for Android.

Truecaller app can replace your default call app, and you can see the names of the name people even if the number is not saved in your contact list.

Apart from letting you block them call it also gives the feature of automatically blocking on call that is stored in Truecaller database.

You can read more about Truecaller app in our detail post. How Truecaller has made my life easier by blocking spam calls

4. Call Blocker

This app is lightweight and efficient call blocker available for Android. It helps you keep blocking annoying call, and also helps you drop private number for calls from telemarketers.

You can add the unwanted number from your call log for your contact list, the blacklist. If you’re temporarily want to block numbers then this is the best solution since you can see the blocked number in your call log and unblock it in a single tap.

5. Call Blocker Free- Blacklist

Call blocker free is another simple call blocking app available for Android. This app also lets you maintain a blacklist as well yes for your contact

6. Should I answer?

As the name suggests, this app will allow you a bit of information about the caller so that we can decide whether to answer it or not.

All the calls are divided into categories and I find ratings for easily understanding where the call is coming from.

So these are some of the best apps that you can install for blocking unwanted call on Android, and let you do more than just blocking a particular number.

If your objective to block just a few numbers, then this feature is already built into Android and you can block any number without the use of an app.