Add a phone number to the block list, block private and unknown numbers on CyanogenMod 12, 13

Today let us find out how to block calls from unwanted numbers in CyanogenMod ( CM 12 and CM 13). The procedure differs from such on stock Samsung Android 5 and 6 very much. So here you will know:

  • how to block a caller from the recent calls list;
  • how to add a number to the block list manually (by typing);
  • how to filter incoming calls from private and unknown numbers;
  • how to remove a number from the blacklist.

Add a number to the block list on CyanogenMod (CM12, CM13). Method 1

  1. Open Settingscyanogen settings
  2. Scroll to Personal section.
  3. Tap on Privacypersonal - privacy
  4. Select Blocked caller list: blocked caller list
  5. Tap on Add (+) button: add + button
  6. Type the phone number or a pattern using wildcards.
  7. Hit OK to save: edit blocked phone number

In such a way you can ban an individual phone number or a whole range of numbers in CyanogenMod.

Note! If you wish to use wildcards in block list you need to enable them in Settings:

blocked caller list settings

How to add a number to the blacklist on CyanogenMod. Method 2

  1. Launch the Phone app.
  2. Open Recent calls (recents).
  3. Tap on a phone number you are going to add to the block list.
  4. Tap Detailsrecents details
  5. Tap on tripple dot icon:call details
  6. Select Add to blocked caller listadd to blocked caller list

How to block private and unknown numbers on CyanogenMod

  1. Click on the Settings (gear icon) in Block caller list screen: blocked caller list settings Here you can see Private numbers and Unknown numbers settings: how to block private and unknown numbers cyanogenmod
  2. Go to Private numbers and set the checkbox Block incoming callsblock incoming calls from private numbers
  3. Then go to Unknown numbers and select Block incoming calls there: block unknown numbers

Remove a number from the blacklist on CyanogenMod

  1. Launch Settingscyanogen settings
  2. Scroll to Personal section.
  3. Tap on Privacypersonal - privacy
  4. Select Blocked caller listblocked caller list
  5. Tap on the phone number you want to remove the black list: blocked caller list numbers
  6. Tap on Deleteremove a number from blocked caller list
  7. Tap Yes to confirm removal: remove blocked number

You have removed the number from the block list of your CyanogenMod Android.

Now you know everything about filtering calls in LineageOS. Feel free to ask questions or add your corrections in the comments. Thank you!

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