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Samsung Galaxy S5

Back to Calls & contacts

Activate or deactivate call barring

You can block certain types of calls such as incoming calls when you're abroad.

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Press Phone.

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Press Keypad.

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Press the menu icon.

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Press Settings.

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Press Call.

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Press More settings.
After a moment the current settings are displayed.

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Press Call barring.

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Press Voice call.

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Press one of the following options:
All outgoing calls

If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
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International calls

If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
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Int'l calls except home

If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
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All incoming calls

If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
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Incoming calls when roaming

If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
Step 14 of 15

Key in your call barring password and press OK to activate or deactivate the function.

Step 15 of 15

Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Voice call"

Press Phone.
Press Keypad.
Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press Call.
Press More settings.
After a moment the current settings are displayed.
Press Call barring.
Press Voice call.

2. Select barring option

Press one of the following options:
All outgoing calls
If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
International calls
If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
Int'l calls except home
If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
All incoming calls
If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.
Incoming calls when roaming
If you select Int'l calls except home, no international calls can be made, but you can still call home when you're abroad.
If you select Incoming calls when roaming, you can't receive incoming calls when you take your mobile phone abroad. Incoming calls will be rejected by the network and the call won't go through.

3. Activate or deactivate call barring

Key in your call barring password and press OK to activate or deactivate the function.

4. Return to the Home screen

Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.