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How To Activate DND In Idea Prepaid And Postpaid,Airtel,Reliance,Aircel,Uninor

Updated on December 3, 2015
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Often you will receive insurance calls who want to sell their different policy or scheme. Otherwise, you will receive real estate company call or message for selling their plot in a particular area in the city. These unwanted calls or messages are really annoying and irritates you.

Your mobile memory often remain full with an unwanted message from education institute, insurance companies, real estate and other fields. But what can you do? There is one solution-DND.In this hub, author will tell what is DND and how to you can activate DND in idea prepaid and postpaid, airtel, reliance, Uninor.

What is DND?

The full name of DND does not disturb. This service is started by TRAI(The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) to save you from unwanted trouble.It is an institution created by the government. Now the DND service name is National Consumer Preference Register (NCPR).

How To Activate DND in idea Prepaid And Postpaid,Airtel,Reliance,Aircel

Under DND or NCPR, you can stop undesirable messages and calls from institutions. For activating this service, call at 1909 or send SMS. Service and number are same for all telecom operator whether it is idea,reliance, Tata, Vodafone, Aircel, Uninor or airtel.

There are various options in DND.According to TRAI(Telecom Regulatory Association Of India) website, to fully block all commercial calls and SMS, just type START 0 and call or send SMS to 1909.It is a toll-free number.To partially block particular category, just type START and category number.

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Following are the categories and their number

  1. For real state-type START 2
  2. For Health- type START 4
  3. For Tourism- type START 7
  4. For bank, finance, insurance and credit related calls and SMS- type START 1
  5. For Automobile-type START 5
  6. For Communication, IT, Broadcasting and entertainment related query-type START 6

For example, START 4 and send to 1909.By sending this SMS, you will be registered under DND and receive confirmation unique ID.DND service will be active within 7 days. To start receiving messages, send SMS as STOP to 1909 or you can call at this number.

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Indian telecom authority of India is very supportive.Take full use of this service of TRAI and save yourself from unwanted trouble.Hope this post will help you in activating DND in your mobile.Another information is available in TRAI website.


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