How To Activate DND In Vodafone
All of this network operators keep sending you SMS and promotional calls every time on your number. These SMS & promotional calls are so irritating because network company send these lot of time during the day.
We can turn off these sms and promotion calls just by activating DND ( DO NOT DISTURB ) service in vodafone. This service will block all unwanted calls and SMS on your number.
Vodafone company allows it users to block unwanted and spam SMS & marketing calls just by activating DND feature.
What Is DND Feature
DND feature is used to block unwanted calls and telemarketing messages. You can register for this service with your network company provider and they can register your number for National do not call (NDNC) registry within 45 days.
NDNC registry have list of all telephone numbers of all network providers who wish to not receive any type of marketing calls & SMS. Telemarketers verify the list with the NDNC registry before making any business call . Telemarketers will not call you if you have activated DND on your number or else they will be fined.
DND Feature In Vodafone
Not all mobile numbers are registered by default to NCPR means you will have to activate DND in order to stop unwanted calls & SMS. To stop these , you may need to subscribe to NCPR and activate DND.
Register Your Number On The DND Registry
To block such commercial messages and calls for lifetime on your mobile number.
- Call 1909 (toll free) from your landline or mobile and then select your preferences.
- You can also register to this service by sending SMS START DND or START 0 to 1909.
- If you choose to receive SMS on select categories or for partially blocked registration, you can send SMS in this format START[space][preference no] to 1909.
- START 0 – Fully blocked.
- START 1 – Banking, Insurance, Financial products and credit cards.
- START 2 – Real Estate.
- START 3 – Education.
- START 4 – Health.
- START 5 – Consumer goods and automobiles.
- START 6 – Communication, Broadcasting, Entertainment and IT.
- START 7 – Tourism and Leisure.
How To Activate DND In Vodafone
- Visit Vodafone DND page.
- Enter your details such as name, email address (as registered with Vodafone), and Vodafone number
- Under Full DND option, choose Yes.
- Enter the captcha text and then click on Submit.
Activate DND In Vodafone By Call Or Sending SMS
You can also activate DND feature in Vodafone By Calling Or Sending Sms by following mentioned steps.
- Send START 0 via SMS to 1909. This will activate Full DND feature on your Vodafone number.
- If SMS is not an option, you can make a phone call and get this done. Call 1909 and follow IVR prompts. This will activate DND feature on your mobile number.
- It takes around a week for DND to be activated on your phone number and once it is activated you will get fewer calls and text messages from network service providers.
Some Points To Know
- DND (now NCPR), will not block any of your invited communication like Bank alerts SMS, Bank communications, price ticket / on-line booking confirmations, etc.
- Each DND (now NCPR) atleast takes 7 days for the activation and a confirmation SMS will be sent to you in 24 hours.
- There should be atleast 7 days gap between your previous DND request and registration for a new request.
- 1909 is a toll-free number, no charges applicable.
Hope this article will solve your queries and will free you from unwanted spam calls & SMS.
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