How do I block a contact with Avira Antivirus for Android?

Avira Antivirus Security for Android provides the ability to block a specific contact or incoming phone number. Additionally, you can select which option of the contact or phone number should be blocked (calls & SMS, SMS or calls).

Blocking a contact

  1. Start the app.
  2. Tap Security → Blacklist → Add Contact.

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  3. Open the list where the contact you want to block is saved. Add the contact, select the option you want to block and tap Save.

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Any upcoming contact by a Blacklisted number will be displayed in your notification bar. To view further details open your Avira Antivirus app and navigate to Security → Blacklist → Blocked events.


Affected products

  • Avira Antivirus Security [Not relevant]
  • Created : Monday, September 10, 2012
  • Last updated: Monday, July 17, 2017
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