Antivirus for Android: How do I block a contact?

Avira Antivirus Security for Android provides the ability to block a specific contact or incoming phone number. Before you add the selected contact to the "Blacklist", you can also decide which function should be blocked.

  • Calls & SMS
  • SMS
  • Calls

Blocking a contact

  1. Start the app.
  2. Select the function Blacklist.

    Avira Antivirus Security App - Menu - Blacklist
     
  3. Tap Add contact.

    Avira Antivirus Security - Blocking Overview - Add contact
     
  4. Open the list where the required contact is saved.

    Avira Antivirus Security - Add contact
     
  5. Add the contact to the “Blacklist”.

    Avira Antivirus Security - Add from call log
     
  6. Select the option you want to be blocked and tap Save.

    Avira Antivirus Security - block contact - check contact details
     
  7. Any upcoming contact by a Blacklisted number will be displayed in your notification bar.

    Avira Antivirus Security - Blocked events
     
  8. Further details of any Blacklisted number can be viewed in "BLOCKED EVENTS".

    Avira Antivirus Security - Blocked events - Details
     


FURTHER INFORMATION

Affected products

  • Avira Antivirus Security [Not relevant]
  • Created : Monday, September 10, 2012
  • Last updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016
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