Some of the Android Antivirus applications are often a collection of the useless features such as junk file cleaner, video/photo vault, RAM booster etc. Apart from this, they also have in-app purchases for buying utilities which users don’t need anymore. but If you are looking for a mobile security application that doesn’t have frustration issues, then you should try out the Webroot Secure software. This software provides you the enabling and disabling call and SMS blocking features. Webroot security is a free app software for the android phone. It has an option to update the application from the free version of the premium account.
The feature of Call & SMS Blocking allows the user to sort out the calls and text messages from the unwanted or unknown sources. Once the user enters their phone number into the blocked list, then calls from that number are sent directly to the voicemail and text messages are simply blocked from the phone. If it blocks a call or text, SecureAnywhere Mobile displays a notification on your mobile phone.
For some additional manage over incoming calls and texts, Call & SMS Blocking includes some of the extra settings these settings are described below-
- Block the unidentified numbers or unknown number from your Android device.
- Block the Malicious websites that appear in the text message. Malicious websites belong to the websites in which link is sent through the text message. And when you opened the link one yellow color warning page opened on the screen and it will ask your permission whether you should continue or not.
- Malicious websites contain viruses, spams, phishing or malware infection which harm your device.
Procedure to Disable or Enable Calls or SMS Blocking Features
Below we describe the process how to block the strangers or unknown numbers. Follow the steps carefully to save your time and efforts.
Step-1: Go to the main panel of SecureAnywhere Mobile.
Step-2: Click on the “Identity & Privacy” option from the bottom.
Step-3: Then click on the “Call & SMS Blocking” option.
Step-4: one “: ON” button displays next to each feature if it is turned on in your device.
Step-5: Click on the feature “On or Off” feature.
This method is very easy to follow and understand, by using this method surely you will block the call and SMS of the unknown number. You also have to create the blocked list on your android device.
Procedure to Create a Blocked List
Step-1: From the Panel of Call & SMS Blocking, Click on the Blocked Numbers at the bottom of the device.
Step-2: Then, the panel displays any numbers that you previously entered in the Blocked list.
Step-3: To add a number in a block list, select the “Menu button” option on your mobile device, then click one of these options:
- Add Number
- Pick from Contacts
- Pick from Call Log
- Pick from Text Messages
Step-4: If anyone wants to view a list of all the calls and texts you previously blocked,
Step-5: Then return to the Call & SMS Blocking panel and click on the “Block Log” option.
After the successful completion of this process, you can easily block the call and SMS. But still, if you are facing the problem in blocking the calls and SMS then you can contact the Webroot customer support. the expert and technicians are available 24*7 to assist you. For instant, help dial the Webroot toll-free number of Webroot customer service.