How to Activate DND Service All Sim [Do Not Disturb]
The Indian Telecom Industry has a plethora of subscribers and fortunately this allows a customer to easily communicate with their loved ones via calls and texts. At the same time, the telemarketing organizations or sales representatives are making disturbing calls to market or advertise their products and services. Many people suffer from these unwanted messages and calls that are extremely annoying. In order to tackle this problem effectively, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, also known as TRAI has come up with super solution on how to activate DND (Do Not Disturb) status for such unwanted calls. Now let us know what exactly Do Not Disturb is and how to activate Do Not Disturb?
What is DND?
In order to stop receiving unwanted calls and texts from telemarketing companies or the telemarketers, you can always register with the service provider’s registry for “Do Not Disturb”. The service providers will immediately register your mobile number at the National Do Not Call (NDNC) registry. This registry can take up to 45 days. Moreover, NDNC Registry is a database that possesses the list of the mobile and telephone numbers of the subscribers or the users who do not wish to receive the unwanted promotional as well as commercial calls or text messages. Also, telemarketers have to verify all the number registry list before actually approaching the DND subscribers. In this way they can know that particular subscribers have enabled DND feature. Also, if they call DND subscribers they are fined.
How to Activate DND Service:
The how to activate DND (Do Not Disturb) process is the same for all service providers. Aircel, Airtel, Idea Cellular, Jio, MTNL, Reliance Communication, Tata Indicom, Vodafone and lots more.
Fully Blocked Category:
Send SMS or text message at START 0 to 1909 or you may also call on 1909
Partial Blocked Category:
Send SMS/Text at START 1 to 1909 in order to block Financial Products, Banking, Insurance Products and Credit Cards
Send SMS/Text at START 2 to 1909 in order to block Real Estate
Send SMS/Text at START 3 to 1909 in order to block Education
Send SMS/Text at START 4 to 1909 in order to block Health
Send SMS/Text at START 5 to 1909 in order to block Consumer Goods and Automobile
Send SMS/Text at START 6 to 1909 in order to block Communication, Broadcasting, Information Technology and Entertainment
Send SMS/Text at START 7 to 1909 in order to block Travel and Tourism
Moreover, you can also de-register or deactivate the Do Not Service in order to receive the promotional and marketing text again. Just send SMS/Text STOP to 1909. Also dial 1909 to cancel the same.
Points to remember:
- Calls and text to number 1909 is free and you don’t have to pay anything.
- It takes 7 days or even more to process your deactivation process.
- Take atleast 3 months of time before applying for the new DND request.