Can you block IMEI number?

Can you block IMEI number?

In order to block the IMEI number, you will need to register an FIR in a police station about your stolen/lost device. The police station will provide you with a copy of the FIR. Take the copy of the FIR to your service provider (Airtel, Vodafone etc) and show them the copy of the FIR.

Who can blacklist a phone?

If your phone was lost or stolen and you want to report it on the Blacklist you should contact the operator from which the phone was purchased or your local police force. To report may be needed documents confirming the purchase and the IMEI number of the phone.

What happens when you blacklist a phone?

Blacklisting works by blocking your phone’s unique identifier (IMEI number). When a phone is blacklisted because it has been lost or stolen, it cannot make or receive calls or use data.

How do I blacklist my IMEI?

Is blacklist the same as block?

A blocklist (also known as a blacklist) is a list of items in a set that are not accepted. In computer security, a blocklist may be used to exclude which set to detect, quarantine, block, or perform security scans on.

Can I call a blacklisted number?

To call someone that blocked your number, disguise your caller ID in your phone settings so the person’s phone doesn’t block your incoming call. You can also dial *67 before the person’s number so that your number appears as “private” or “unknown” on their phone.

What happens after a phone is blacklisted?

If a phone is blacklisted, it means that the device was reported lost or stolen. The blacklist is a database of all the IMEI or ESN numbers that have been reported. If you have a device with a blacklisted number, your carrier may block services. In the worst-case scenario, the local authorities could seize your phone.

What happens when they blacklist a phone?

How do you blacklist a phone number?

To actually add the number to the blacklist on your Android, simply go to the contact containing the number in question, click on the ‘Menu’ button on your Android, and select the ‘block contact’ option. or ‘add to blacklist’. That’s it, your contact is now added to your Android’s blacklist.

How do I remove my mobile number from a blacklist?

Unblock a number

  1. Open your Phone app .
  2. Tap More .
  3. Tap Settings. Blocked numbers.
  4. Next to the number you want to unblock, tap Clear. Unblock.