How to Block Calls and Texts on a Moto E

To block calls and texts on a Moto E smartphone, access the Phone app from the home screen. If you can’t see it, swipe up to access all apps. On the phone app, touch the Menu icon at the upper right. Select Settings and tap Call Blocking. Add the number to block then tap Block. 

This will block both calls and messages, so you will not be receiving any calls and texts from that number. You may need to perform these steps if you are annoyed by spam messages or calls that you receive from unknown numbers.

For a guided process on how to block calls and texts on a Moto E device, just read further. 

How-to’s

Blocking incoming calls and text from a Number:

  • Open the “Contacts” app.
  • Select the name of the contact that you wish to block.
  • Tap the pencil icon to edit the contact.
  • Press the “Menu” icon depicting three vertical dots.
  • Tap to select “All calls to Voicemail“. 

Unblocking calls  and texts from a Number:

  • Open the “Contacts” app.
  • Select the name of the contact that you wish to unblock.
  • Tap “Menu” and make sure “All calls to Voicemail” is unchecked. 

How to block sms on Hangouts or Messenger: 

  • Open Hangouts or Messenger.
  • Open the conversation with the number you wish to block.
  • Tap on the menu button (three dots) in the top right.
  • Tap people & options.
  • Block (contact name or number).
  • Confirm by tapping OK.

As long as the steps are followed correctly, you should be able to block calls and texts from a specific person or number. Thank you so much for reading this post.

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