If you just got the new OnePlus 5, you might want to know how you can block calls from contacts on your phone and from unknown numbers. There are multiple reasons why OnePlus 5 users might want to block calls on their device most especially with the rapid increase in spammers and telemarketers that are always bothering people with unnecessary calls.
The blocking term is referred to as rejection on OnePlus 5, so for the sake of this article. I will be using these two terms to explain how you can block unwanted calls on your OnePlus 5.
Blocking Calls From All Unknown Callers
One of the issues that users of the OnePlus 5 face is receiving calls from unknown numbers. The most effective way of fixing this issue is to locate the “Auto reject list” on your device and click on the option to block calls from “Unknown callers” on the OnePlus 5. You just need to move the toggle to ON and you are good.
Blocking Calls From Individual Caller
The second method that you can use to block calls from a number that is on your phone is to go to the Phone app, click on Log and select the contact you wish to block. To complete the process, click on “More” and then click on “Add to auto reject list.”
How You Can Block Calls From The Auto-Reject List
One of the popular ways of blocking calls on the OnePlus 5 is to click on the phone app, click on ‘More’ placed in the top-right corner, you can now click on “Settings.” Locate the option called “Call rejection.” on the list. As soon as you find it, click on “Auto reject list.”
A page will come up with a field that you can type in the contact of the person you wish to block on your OnePlus 5. Also, maybe you have blocked someone in the past and you want to unblock, this is where you will see the list of numbers that you have blocked on your OnePlus 5.