Updated January 5th, 2024 at 20:34 IST

Block Spam Calls 2024: A comprehensive guide on how to avoid unwanted calls- Details here

This news blog aims to provide a comprehensive guide on how users of major Indian telecom operators can effectively combat and block spam calls, read more

Rishi Shukla
Blocking Spam Calls in 2024
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Spam calls have become an increasing nuisance for mobile users in 2024. This news blog aims to provide a comprehensive guide on how users of major Indian telecom operators like Airtel, Jio, BSNL, and Vi can effectively combat and block spam calls, ensuring a more peaceful mobile experience. 

Airtel Users: Combat Spam with Airtel Thanks App 


For Airtel users, the solution to combating spam calls lies within the Airtel Thanks app, available on the official app store. Here's a step-by-step guide: 

Installation and Login: 

  • Download the Airtel Thanks app from the official app store. 
  • Log in with your mobile number and complete the OTP verification.  

Navigate to DND Settings: 

  • Once logged in, go to the top-left menu and select the 'DND' option. 

Manage Preferences: 

  • Click on 'Manage' to explore various features enabling you to block spam calls. 
  • Choose preferences judiciously, add categories to your blocklist, and save your selections. 
  • By following these steps, Airtel users can significantly reduce the intrusion of spam calls. 


Jio Users: Tackle Spam through MyJio Settings 

  • MyJio users can effectively block spam calls by following these simple steps: 

Download MyJio App: 

  • Download the MyJio app from the official app store. 

Access Do Not Disturb Settings: 

  • Locate the Menu option on the home page and click on it. 
  • Go to 'Settings' and open the 'Do Not Disturb' option.  

Customize Preferences: 

  • Tailor your preferences within the 'Do Not Disturb' settings to effectively block spam calls. 
  • Implementing these steps on the MyJio app ensures a more peaceful mobile experience for Jio users. 


BSNL Users: Activate Do Not Disturb with a Simple Message 

  • BSNL users can easily activate the Do Not Disturb (DND) mode with a straightforward message: 

Send "start 0" to 1909: 

  • Send the message "start 0" to 1909 from your BSNL number. 

Initiate DND Service: 

  • This initiates the DND service, minimizing the intrusion of spam calls for BSNL users. 



Vi Users: Multiple Avenues to Combat Spam Calls 

  • Vi (Vodafone Idea) users have various options to combat spam calls: 

Download Vi App or Visit Official Website: 

  • Download the Vi app or visit 
  • Enter your 10-digit Vi number, complete the OTP verification, and access essential features. 

Dial 1909 for General Method: 

  • Dial 1909 from your registered 10-digit number. 

Follow the provided instructions to efficiently block spam calls. 

By utilizing these options, Vi users can choose the method that best suits their preferences for blocking spam calls. 


Embracing the available technology and services ensures a more peaceful and undisturbed mobile experience in 2024. 



Published January 5th, 2024 at 20:34 IST

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