How to Block Someone From Calling My Cricket Phone

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How to Block Someone From Calling My Cricket Phone
Block annoying calls on your Cricket phone. (call-centre image by Yvonne Bogdanski from

You may have to block a specific number from calling on your Cricket cell phone for security or business reasons. Upon blocking the number, the caller can no longer reach your cell phone or leave a message on your voicemail. Since Cricket service does not provide you the feature of blocking calls, you have to access your cell phone's internal features to block them. The precise options for each cell phone vary, but here are some basic instructions on blocking a caller from calling on your cell.

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  1. 1

    Select "Menu" from your phone.

  2. 2

    Select the "Phone Book" option from the menu.

  3. 3

    Select the option "New Entry"/ "New Contact." Options vary depending on the phone model. Enter the contact number and name of the person you want to block and click "Save" to add this person in your contacts list.

  4. 4

    Go back to the "Menu" screen of your phone. Select "Contacts" and select "Group." Press the "OK" button. The contacts list is shown; add the new contact entry you want to block into this group. The contact will be added to the new group.

  5. 5

    Select "Settings"/"Tools" from the "Menu" screen of the phone. Now select "Security." You may then be asked to enter your phone's lock code. The default code of your phone is the last 4 digits of your phone number.

  6. 6

    Select "Restriction"/"Blocking" after entering the code. You will see three options now, "Outgoing", "Incoming", "Contacts." Select the option "Contacts" and choose the group that contains the specific number to be blocked. Press the "OK" button to enable the selected Restriction. You will no longer receive calls or texts from this number.

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