[KB3284] Set up Call Filter in ESET Mobile Security for Android

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Solution

Getting started with ESET Mobile Security: Step 6 of 6
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Enable Call Filter

  1. Open ESET Mobile Security for Android.

  2. Tap the menu icon .

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  1. Tap Call Filter.
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  1. Tap Enable.
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  1. Tap Continue.
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  1. Tap Allow.
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  1. Tap Allow.
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  1. Tap Continue.
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  1. Tap the slider bar next to ESET Mobile Security.
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  1. Tap Allow.
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  1. Call Filter is now enabled. Tap the + button and create a new rule in call filter.
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Create a new rule

Rules can be created to block calls to and from specific phone numbers. In this example, we are blocking a single phone number.

  1. Open ESET Mobile Security for Android.

  2. Tap the menu icon .

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  1. Tap Call Filter.
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  1. Tap the + icon next to Rules.
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  1. In the What section, select Block from the drop-down menu. 
  1. In the Who section, select Person from the drop-down menu.

  2. In the Name section, type the name (optional) and phone number you want to block in the appropriate fields. You can also tap the + icon to add a contact from your address book.

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  1. In the When section, calls are Always blocked by default. To block calls during a specific time period only, tap AlwaysCustom.
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  1. Tap the days to block calls and tap Time to select specific times during the day to block calls.
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  1. In the Choose time interval window, swipe the time columns to adjust the start and end times and tap OK.
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  1. Tap Save.
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Edit existing rules

  1. Open ESET Mobile Security for Android.

  2. Tap the menu icon .

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  1. Tap Call Filter.
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  1. Tap the rule you are editing.
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  1. Make your desired changes in the Rules window and then tap Save.
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Remove existing rules

  1. Open ESET Mobile Security for Android.

  2. Tap the menu icon .

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  1. Tap Call Filter.
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  1. Tap the rule you are removing.
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  1. Tap Remove.
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