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How to block numbers, calls, ads, text messages & emails

Tired of unwanted calls? Here are some options to block a few specific numbers or prevent all spammers and robocallers from reaching you.

    My Verizon - Block specific numbers temporarily

    You can block calls and messages from up to 5 numbers in My Verizon for no charge. These blocks will expire after 90 days.

    To learn how to set up blocks, go to our Blocks FAQs or How to Add Blocks video.

    Call Filter – Block all spam and robocalls

    For $2.99/month, you get:

    • A spam filter and block list to prevent unsolicited calls
    • Spam detection to let you know if you should answer or not
    • Caller details like name, picture, city and state for unknown numbers
    • A custom profile that lets you upload your own picture and information to share with other Verizon Wireless customers

    Sign up for Call Filter.

    Verizon Smart Family™ – Block specific numbers permanently

    For $4.99/month, you can:

    • Permanently block calls and messages from up to 20 domestic and international numbers
    • Block all restricted, unavailable or private numbers
    • Restrict calls, texts and data during a certain time of day
    • Block inappropriate apps and websites

    Sign up for Verizon Smart Family if you don't already have it, or learn how to block contacts in the Verizon Smart Family app.

    For more information, go to the Verizon Smart Family FAQs.

    Safe connections - Block numbers for intimate partner violence or abuse

    If you or a loved one need to block specific numbers due to intimate partner violence or abuse, call Customer Service at 800-922-0204. Learn more about Managing your Verizon mobile line in a domestic violence situation.