How to Unblock a Number on an Android Phone

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What to Know

  • To unblock a number, Phone > More > Settings > Blocked Numbers > tap the X next to the contact you want to unblock > Unblock.
  • Steps may differ on modified versions of Android, such as a Samsung device, but should be similar.

This article explains how to unblock a phone number on an Android smartphone. Instructions apply to Android 6 and up.

Unblock a Phone Number on an Android

Here's how to unblock a number on an Android device and get those calls and text messages back:

  1. Open the Phone app.

  2. Tap the More icon, which looks like three vertical dots.

  3. Tap Settings > Blocked Numbers.

  4. Tap the X next to the contact you want to unblock.

    Unblock a contact in the Phone app's settings.
  5. Select Unblock.

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