In Techmaza we saw many interesting features and tips about windows 8 , The new update is released by Microsoft for all windows 8 mobile users. The update include new hidden feature in settings of windows 8 (sms and call blocker). This feature is present as default option in windows 8 update. But in android the apps like CALL AND SMS EASY BLOCKER and BLOCK SMS AND CALL must be downloaded and used to block calls and sms from a particular number. Here are some steps to block calls and sms for windows users.
Step 1: Check for update in windows phone. By choosing phone updates in settings option.
Step 2: If the windows is updated, check for Call + SMS filter in the setting option. If it is available, the contacts can be blocked very easily
Step 3: Choose a number to be blocked in the call logs. As shown in the below image.
Choose the option “block number…” to block the particular number in your call logs. The SMS and Calls will be blocked from the particular number with confirmation message.
Step 4: If the number is blocked it is get added into the blocked contacts. The notifications such as Calls and SMS for blocked number can be switched on.
Step 5: The list of number is blocked is been displayed in App Live Tile on Home screen and notifications is added for numbers is been blocked.
Use this simple steps to block number and deactivate in the same process select the particular number to unblock them. The blocking and unblocking is made simple in windows upadate instead of downloading an App from pay store.