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14 Feb 2019

How to activate DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, other networks

How to activate DND on major Indian networks

If you are fed up of endless promotional calls and messages, here is a solution - activating DND.

Do Not Disturb (DND) is a cellular feature that blocks commercial/promotional communication.

Good news is that one can easily activate DND on any major Indian network.

Here are simple ways in which you can turn on DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL, and other networks.

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How to activate DND on major Indian networks
How to activate DND on Airtel

Airtel

How to activate DND on Airtel

First off, head to the 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 'Stop all' option, and click on 'Submit' button.

Vodafone

Procedure to activate DND on Vodafone

Log on to the Vodafone DND page.

Enter the necessary details, viz. your name, Email ID, and your Vodafone mobile number.

Next, under the 'Full DND' option, click on 'Yes'.

Finally, enter the screen-displayed captcha code, and click on 'Submit' button.

This will enable DND on your Vodafone mobile number.

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How to activate DND on your Jio number

Jio

How to activate DND on your Jio number

To activate DND on your Jio mobile number, open My Jio app on your phone.

Next on, tap the hamburger (three bars) icon on the top-left corner of the app.

From the drop-down menu, click on 'Settings' option.

Next, under the 'Service settings' section, select 'Do not Disturb.'

Finally, toggle the 'Full DND' button, and hit the 'Submit' button at the bottom.

SMS/Call

You can also activate DND via SMS or call

You can also conveniently activate DND on your number via SMS/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 number.

Note: This method of DND activation applies not just to the above-mentioned service providers, but also to BSNL, MTNL, Idea, and other networks.

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What is the full form of DND?

What is DND service?

How can I activate DND on my Airtel number?

How to activate DND via SMS/call?

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What is the full form of DND?

Asked on 14-02-2019 by Trisha Patel

Answered by NewsBytes

DND stands for Do Not Disturb.

What is DND service?

Asked on 14-02-2019 by Arnav Mehra

Answered by NewsBytes

DND or Do Not Disturb is a facility that blocks promotional/commercial calls and messages on your phone number.

How can I activate DND on my Airtel number?

Asked on 14-02-2019 by Aaryan Mittal

Answered by NewsBytes

You can activate DND on your Airtel number via 1) Airtel website, 2) SMS, and 3) call.

How to activate DND via SMS/call?

Asked on 14-02-2019 by Rakesh Mittal

Answered by NewsBytes

To turn on DND via call, dial 1909 and follow IVR instructions to proceed. To turn on DND through SMS, Type Start 0 and send to 1909.

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