Dan Gookin shows how to send a contact's incoming call directly to voicemail, block unwanted callers, and remove routing to voicemail and blocking when you change your mind.
- [Instructor] It's unfortunate, but some…of your contacts are worth keeping just…so you can banish them to voicemail or block them outright.…To send an incoming call from a given contact to voicemail,…display their entry in the contacts app.…Tap the action overflow, and choose route to voicemail.…Any incoming calls from this person…now go directly to voicemail.…The phone never rings when they call,…though, it might vibrate.…That's because on this device the call…is registered as a missed call.…
To remove the banishment, tap the action overflow,…and choose unroute to voicemail.…More aggressive than routing a call…to voicemail is blocking a call.…For this choice, the call doesn't ring,…nor does it go to voicemail.…In the phone app, tap a recent call…from the unwanted caller.…In this case, the caller doesn't need…to be in the address book.…You can block numbers in addition to contacts.…Long press the recent call, choose block/report spam.…
Keep the check mark to report the call as spam.…For example, if it's from a telemarketer,…
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