January 6, 2015 Leave a comment Block spam texts and calls By Komando Staff, Komando.com Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Cellphones give spammers and telemarketers even more opportunities to annoy you than a home phone. Since your cellphone is usually nearby, an unwanted text or call bugs you no matter where you are.The same goes for exes who can't move on and annoying acquaintances who want something. Any of these types of people can be relentless and make you just want to turn your phone off. But you don't have to. Both Apple and Android have built-in ways to block people from contacting you. Of course, given how many versions of Android are around, not all of them will have the same blocking options. That's where a third-party app can help.Mr. Number stops spammers in their tracks. It blocks calls and texts from any number you select. You can choose to send the caller right through to voicemail or just hang up on them completely.If you're feeling a bit less chatty, you can block entire area codes or even just shut down incoming communication entirely.When it comes to spam calls, you can mark the number as spam so it's always blocked in the future. Mr. Number has a database that tells you how many other people have marked a number as spam. Apps Links Download for Android - Free Please share this information with everyone. Just click on any of these social media buttons. Work and Productivity Android BREAKING NEWS, TIPS, AND MORE LIKED WHAT YOU READ? GET MORE IN YOUR INBOX FREE. Stay up-to-date the easy way. SIGN ME UP! Previous Apps Block porn and more bad stuff on your iPad Next Apps App sends a snow plow to your house Related Articles How to prevent your smartphone from keeping you up at night New Google feature keeps you organized Block your cellphone number from caller ID with this one trick Cellphone spying: Is someone seeing your photos, texts, calls and more?