How to manage call and text barring

If you’re interested in blocking incoming/outgoing calls and texts, you can accomplish this by dialing GSM codes from your phone.

Barring PIN
You will have a ‘barring PIN’ which should be 0000 or 1234 by default.

If you want to change it, you can dial the following:

** 03 ** [Old Barring PIN] * {New Barring PIN] * [New Barring PIN] #

If you may have changed your PIN and can’t remember what it is, feel free to get in touch with our customer care team for further assistance.

Unblock all numbers
If you would like to unblock all calls and texts in one go, you can simply dial this code to do so:

# 330 * [Barring PIN] #

Before dialing
If you’re about to start dialing GSM codes, it’s advised to dial the following code first:

## 002 #

This will clear all of your incoming call diversions which may prevent the barring codes from working.

The full list of applicable dialing codes is below:

What is affected

Action

What to dial

Barring PIN

Change PIN

** 03 * * [Old barring PIN] * [New barring PIN]  [New barring PIN]  

All outgoing calls and texts

Block

*33* [Barring PIN] #

Unblock

# 33 * [Barring PIN] #

Check

*# 33 #

All incoming calls and texts

Block

*35* [Barring PIN] #

Unblock

# 35* [Barring PIN] #

Check

*# 35 #

All outgoing calls

Block

*33* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Unblock

# 33* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Check

*# 33 #

All incoming calls

Block

*35* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Unblock

# 35* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Check

*# 35 * 11 #

All outgoing texts

Block

*33* [Barring PIN] * 16 #

Unblock

# 33* [Barring PIN] * 16 #

Check

*# 33 * 16 #

All incoming texts

Block

*35* [Barring PIN] * 16 #

Unblock

# 35* [Barring PIN] * 16 #

Check

*# 35 * 16 #

All outgoing international calls

Block

*331* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Unblock

# 331* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Check

*# 331 * 11 #

All outgoing international calls (except to Australia)

Block

*332* [Barring PIN] #

Unblock

# 332* [Barring PIN] #

Check

*# 332 #

All incoming calls and texts while roaming

Block

*351* [Barring PIN] #

Unblock

# 351* [Barring PIN] #

Check

*# 351 #

All incoming calls while roaming

Block

*351* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Unblock

# 351* [Barring PIN] * 11 #

Check

*# 351 * 11#

All incoming texts while roaming

Block

*351* [Barring PIN] * 16 #

Unblock

# 351* [Barring PIN] * 16 #

Check

*# 351 * 16 #

 

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