If you want to avoid any unpleasant or unwanted phone caller to avoid his/her calls, you may blacklist this contact. But, before blacklisting the contact, it is necessary to switch ON the blacklist.


You may switch ON the blacklist in an Android phone by following these instructions:

1: Tap the ‘Phone Dialer’ icon on the Home screen of the Android KitKat phone.EnableBlacklistKitKat12: At the ‘Phone Dialer’ screen, tap the ‘Settings’ button, given at the right bottom corner of the phone screen. It will open up a popup menu.

3: In this popup menu, tap ‘Call settings’ to open the ‘Call settings’ screen.EnableBlacklistKitKat2

4: In the ‘Call settings’ menu, see the ‘Blacklist’ is disabled under the OTHER CALL SETTINGS.EnableBlacklistKitKat35: Tap the ‘Blacklist’ and on the ‘Blacklist’ screen, see the Blacklist is switched OFF. The message at the center of the screen asks you to enable the ‘Blacklist’.EnableBlacklistKitKat4

6: Tap to switch ON the ‘Blacklist’ and now see the color of the switch is turned to sky blue. In addition to it, see one number is visible, i.e. this number was blacklisted. As this feature is enabled and the contact is blacklist aswell.EnableBlacklistKitKat5

Video Tutorial


That’s all!

7 thoughts on “How to Switch ON Blacklist in Android KitKat 4.4.2 Phone? (Video Tutorial)

  1. jhon says:

    I have a Sharp Aquos Crystal running on Android 4.4.2, in the “Call settings” menu I don’t see a “Blacklist” button, please help

  2. Ari Hanggara says:

    There is no Blacklist button in my Samsung Galaxy Core 2, even the interface is different. Is that really an Android 4.4.2 KitKat?

    1. jhon says:

      I am in a similar situation with my Sharp Aquos; I emailed the support from Sharp and they told me, albeit it runs on 4.4.2, it doesn’t have the blacklist feature and recommended looking for third party apps

  3. @sarujanrg says:

    Sony C3 LTE, Android 4.4.2 KitKat No Blacklist, we have to wait up to next update

  4. Tom Ross says:

    Alcatel using Kitkat 4.4.2 has no blacklist and I have found no way to blacklist numbers in this version.

  5. Gary Camp says:

    This is for 4.4.4 not 4.4.2 in title. The Video even says 4.4.4 and my 4.4.2 does not have a Black list.

    So many help links on Android are only good for a very limited phone set. Another one said Android but it looks to me like only Samsong S3. 5 messages with 4.4.2 below all dont work. We need a thumbs down button for useless junk that is not tested, not even typed in correctly.

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