In the history list, tap and hold on the offending number, and choose "block number...".
To check on the list of currently blocked numbers, go to settings -> call+SMS filter, and tap on blocked numbers. You can also use the advanced button to block witheld numbers, pin to the start screen, and control whether you get notifications when there is blocked ...
To open Block and Filter go to Settings->Extras->Block and Filter.If this is not working for you, there is a workaround as described here,
However, due to some weird reason the app keeps crashing on my phone,
when opened through Extras. So, I found out another way to open the
app, tap on Phone> Click the three dots below> Click on Blocked calls.
Whilst the live tile has a big warning icon, and a warning saying the app is no longer available, you can set it up again by going to settings > call+SMS filter (near the bottom), and set it up again, and no more spam calls or texts
You should have "call + SMS filter" in settings, using that you can block calls and SMS.
Or in Call History tap and hold to any contact you will have context menu showing,
- block number...
- add to speed dial.
I have these settings on my Lumia 525,530
OS Version : 8.10.14219.341 - same in both.
If you are on WP 8.1 (Denim update), you can set it easily. Head to settings > call + SMS filter >and turn it ON
Next, tap on phone dialer > long tap on the number you want to block > and tap block number .
I assume that your windows phone is the latest update..
Before I go to a solution,
here's my phone extras & info
Software release = Lumia Denim
Firmware update notifier 126.96.36.199
Lumia First Use Experience 188.8.131.52
Rate Us 3..0.0.6
SIM Unlock 184.108.40.206
SpamFilter 220.127.116.11 >> check with your version, same as me or not?
If some software is not the same like ...
It is obviously an old thread but for future visitors I have to offer a tip: (assuming that the reason of the export is to transfer the list to another phone/device)
Instead of just blocking a number you can add the numbers you wish to block in contacts and then block that contact (eg blocked numbers 1, blocked numbers 2, etc, where each contact includes 8-...
Call + SMS filter (for Nokia Lumia phones only)
Swipe right to the app list
Scroll down until you find 'Settings' (tap)
Scroll down until you find 'call+SMS filter' down the list, then tap to open
Try to download "SysApp Pusher" application from the store and once it's downloaded, open it, look for call+sms filter and check if there is an update available for it, if yes download it if no then look for extras+info and update it, if the same issue occur, you might need to perform a factory reset on the device
The blocked person here will see a "Line Busy" status while he calls you. For SMS, he will also get delivered messages like normal cases. These will be no indication that you have blocked him what so ever. On your side, if you go to settings >> call+SMS filter, you can find the blocked calls ans SMS.
Actually here the phone OS receives both the blocked ...
The option to unblock is a bit buried, but...
If you go into Phone and use the ... button in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen, one of the options there is "Blocked calls". Going in to that lists every call that has been blocked historically. Tapping an entry for the number you want to unblock will give details, and in the ... menu on that screen, ...
My Nokia has the most recent update and I still don't see the block
option for phone calls when I hold down on them. I also can not find
the call+SMS option in settings.
CallSMSfilter may not be installed on your phone. It is an app not a built-in feature. Here is the store link - https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/store/p/callsmsfilter/9wzdncrfj3jf
Windows Phone 7, which is what the Lumia 900 uses, does not have the ability to block calls. Some carriers do have call blocking at the network level, so you may want to check. This is particularly true for abusive callers, as opposed to unwanted commercial callers. Here is a link from AT&T discussing this.
Windows Phone 8.1 includes call blocking, ...
Finally, i figured out a way to block contacts in Nokia Lumia 520. For that we need to update the accesories and the Extra+info from the store. Then you will have the call+sms filter in Lumia black of Lumia 520. Additionally you also get a option called touch. If you double tap the screen, it will wake up. We can use this instead of power button.
If you own a Nokia you can use the call and sms filter
Go to Settings -> Call & SMS filter
in this app you can select specific numbers that should be blocked and in advanced settings you can also block withheld numbers.
I'm from Europe so don't know if these Indian (non digit sender) sources are easily blocked as well because we don't have them in ...