Windstream goes the extra mile and offers amazing phone service features to its customers. With Windstream Phone, not only do you stay connected with your loved ones through unlimited nationwide calling, but you can also block unwanted calls from specific numbers. According to the company’s “Features and Information Guide”, users can now block calls from specific numbers or anonymous calls from callers with disabled Caller ID. Let’s find out how.
How to Block Calls with Selective Call Rejection?
With the ‘Selective Call Rejection’ feature, you can block calls from any number you plan to add to the rejection list. When you activate this service, the caller in the block list will hear an announcement that you are not accepting calls at the moment. Here’s how you can block calls with the ‘Selective Call Rejection’ feature:
- Dial *60 on your phone’s dial pad.
- Switch the feature on and off by pressing the 3
- Dial #01# and follow the audio prompts to add the last caller to your rejection list.
- Want to add a new number? Simply press # and listen to the recorded instructions.
How to Block Calls with Anonymous Call Rejection?
With the ‘Anonymous Call Rejection’ feature, you can block calls from people who have disabled their Caller ID information. Once this feature is activated, the anonymous caller will hear a message telling them to hang up, or unblock their hidden Caller ID and call again. Here’s how you can activate the ‘Anonymous Call Rejection’ feature:
- Dial *87 from your phone pad to deactivate the ‘Anonymous Call Rejection’ feature.
- Press *77 to reactivate the feature.
- To make sure the changes went through, wait to listen to the confirmation tone.
Does Windstream Block Spam Calls?
Windstream has launched a ‘Spam Call Alert’ feature for its Kinetic by Windstream users, which they get with the plan, free of cost. This feature will notify you whether the incoming call is spam or not.
Windstream offers hands down some of the best calling features to its customers. With features like Caller ID, Call Forwarding, Call Blocking, and many more, Windstream ensures that your connectivity with your loved one keeps on thriving. So, bundle your Windstream Internet with Phone services today and enjoy amazing calling features.