How to Block Restricted and Private Numbers on a Samsung Replenish
By Shea Laverty
The Samsung Replenish doesn't feature a native app or option for blocking phone calls from private, blocked or restricted numbers. As an Android smartphone, however, it does have access to a number of third-party solutions designed to block these irritants, among other troublesome callers. In order to block these calls, you'll need to download one of these third-party apps. In most cases, these apps are free with paid premium versions available.
Download and install Call Control. Launch the app and tap "Settings."
Select "Enable Call Control" and make sure its check box is checked.
Select "Block Private and Unknown Calls" and make sure its check box is checked.
Download and install Call Blocker. Launch the app and tap "Profiles."
Tap the default or currently selected profile and select "Edit."
Select "Block Private Number" and make sure the check box is checked.
Download and install Mr. Number. Launch the app and tap the "Blocklist" icon.
Select either "Pick up and hang up" or "Send to voicemail." The option you choose will determine how Mr. Number deals with the call.
Tap "Block Someone," then select "Private/Blocked Numbers." Save the selection. Mr. Number will now either answer and hang up on unidentified callers without alerting you, or will direct the call to voicemail.
Download and install Blacklist Plus.
Launch Blacklist Plus and click "Settings."
Tap the check boxes to enable "Block Calls" and "Block Private Numbers."
Advanced Call Blocker
Download and install Advanced Call Blocker. Launch the app and tap "Preferences."
Select the "Block Calls" check box to enable call blocking.
Tap the "Back" button to return to the main menu and tap "Filters."
Select the "Concealed Numbers" check box to block calls from unidentified numbers.
Download and install CallFilter.
Select the "Block Unknown Calls" check box to fill it and enable unknown/unidentified call filtering.
- Not all of these apps are guaranteed to work on your Replenish. Differences in models and carriers make it difficult for a single app to work for all potential users. Test each app to ensure it actually works on your phone.