05 Feb 2019
How to activate DND on your Airtel number
If you're fed up of endless promotional calls and messages on your Airtel number, here's a solution.
Do Not Disturb (DND) is a cellular feature that blocks commercial/promotional communication.
Good news is that you can easily activate DND on your Airtel (prepaid as well as postpaid) number.
Here are simple ways in which you can turn on DND on your Airtel number.
How to activate DND on Airtel online
First off, head to DND page on the Airtel website.
Then, click on 'Click here' link on the red 'Airtel Mobile Services' button.
Enter your Airtel mobile number in the pop-up box.
Next, click on 'Get One Time Password' button.
Enter the OTP received on your phone.
Finally, select services you wish to block communication from, and click on 'Submit' button.
How to activate DND on Airtel via SMS/call
You can also conveniently activate DND on your Airtel number simply via SMS or call.
Call: To switch on DND through voice call, dial 1909 and follow the corresponding IVR instructions.
SMS: Open messaging on your phone, type Start 0, and send to 1909 from your Airtel number.
It might take upto a week for DND service to get activated, after placing a request.