Blocking Filter

Blocking filter blocks calls and SMS from added contacts.

How to use blocking filter

Enable the Reject all option to block all incoming calls and SMS messages.

Add contacts to Black List.

Create your own lists.

To create a list

1.Open blocking filter.

2.Tap the add icon.

3.Specify a list name.

4.Add contacts or keywords. You cannot save an empty list.

To add contacts to the list

1.On a screen with the necessary list, tap the add icon. Select one of the options:

i-list_cont Contacts to add a contact from your contacts on your device.

i-log-call Call log to add a contact from your recent calls. Available only in the version downloaded from the website.

i-log-sms SMS log to add a contact from your recent SMS messages. Available only in the version downloaded from the website.

i-key-word Keyword to add a keyword for blocking SMS messages. Available only in the version downloaded from the website.

Dr.Web will check all incoming text messages for the word or phrase you have added. If you want the application to block messages by words that may not stand next to each other, add them one by one.

i-incognito Private number to block calls from any hidden numbers. Available only in the version from Google Play. In the version from the website and from Huawei AppGallery, you can add a hidden number from your call or SMS log.

i-new-cont New contact to create a new contact or mask.

i-import Import contacts to import a contact list that was saved earlier.

2.If necessary, edit a name and phone for each contact, select what to block: Calls or SMS. You cannot edit a private number or number added from your contacts.

To save contacts from a list to a device

1.Select the necessary list.

2.Tap the download icon in the top right corner.

Masks

Masks let you block similar numbers:

Numbers beginning with a certain sequence of digits (or other characters)

Numbers ending with a certain sequence of digits (or other characters)

Numbers containing a certain sequence of digits (or other characters)

To add a mask

1.On a screen with the necessary list, tap the add icon and select i-new-cont New contact.

2.If necessary, edit a name.

3.When typing a number, use a star * at the beginning, end, or both.

A star replaces any sequence of characters. Do not use a star in the middle of a number or two stars in a row: such mask will not work.

4.Select what to block: Calls or SMS.

Mask examples

Example

Description

+7*

All numbers beginning with +7

*0*

All numbers containing 0 at the beginning, in the middle or at the end of the number

*0

All numbers ending with 0

*
+7*0
*0*0
**0
+7**

Examples of incorrect masks