Ben Elliott · May 9, 2011 at 06:00 am

Reject Calls Quickly With Root Call Blocker for Android

Sometimes you’re in a mood when you really don’t want to be bothered by pesky unknown callers (or for some, even known ones) and tapping the reject call button once the phone starts ringing just isn’t enough.

XDA member ftgg99 has come up with a solution in the form of his Root Call Blocker app for Android. The developer claims his app to be the only one with which you can block calls before the phone actually begins to ring, at a system level. Features include the ability to select a network reply when blocking the call, block numbers whose network IDs aren’t available, manage your own accept and reject lists and enable notifications for when a call is rejected.

If you’re tired of unwanted calls and would like to give Root Call Blocker a try, visit the application thread to find the download link and more information. As you may have guessed from its name, the app requires root for it to work properly.


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ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above. View ben_duder's posts and articles here.
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