Manage call barring to block or unblock calls

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What is call barring?

What is call barring?

Call barring allows you to block incoming, outgoing and international calls whether you're at home or abroad. This way you don't have to worry about unsuitable calls being made or received on your phone.

Call barring - main points

    there's no charge for this service


    it’s easy to manage through your phone's settings


    it's ideal for parental control


    you can still dial emergency numbers like 112 and 999

How to switch call barring on and off

How to switch call barring on and off

On your phone

You can turn call barring on or off in your phone’s call settings. See specific instructions in our device guides.

Call us

Call 150 from your EE phone to switch call barring on or off for premium rate numbers such as those beginning with 090.

Call barring abroad

Call barring abroad

If you want to control calls while you're abroad, you can bar all incoming and outgoing calls.

Please note: Not all foreign networks support call barring and it may still be possible to make outgoing calls.

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