Warid Launches Call and SMS Block Service

9211Warid has upgraded its Call Block service by enhancing it to further allow the customers to be able to block unwanted calls and text messages.

Warid customers can now block all the unwanted calls and SMS with “Warid Call & SMS Block 9211” service and get control over calls & SMS they wish to restrict.

With “Warid Call & SMS Block 9211” service‚ customers can block unlimited on-net, off-net and international numbers.

Additionally, Warid customers can play announcement of their choice or even custom made announcements to blocked callers. For instance, if a blocked caller calls your number, a custom announcement, such as “please dobara call mat karain” can be played. Keep reading to know further on the service.

On a related note, we are told that Telenor is also planning to launch a similar kind of service with all the features that Warid is currently offering.

Key Features:

  • You can create a block list for the obnoxious caller(s) that will be maintained at our end which may contain unlimited on-net, off-net and international number(s).
  • Once subscribed to the service the obnoxious caller(s) will be assigned a default announcement.
  • You can also choose from a wide range of pre-recorded announcements against a specific caller(s).
  • Express yourself in your own style as Warid also provides you with the option of assigning self recorded announcements (subject to approval) against the obnoxious caller’s number(s).
  • You can also subscribe to the SMS notification service through which you have an option to be alerted whenever the obnoxious caller tries to call you.
  • The service is available for both postpaid and prepaid subscribers

How to register:
The registration for “Warid Call & SMS Block 9211” service can be done by dialing 9211 or via SMS. The details for the same are provided below:

  • Dial IVR 9211 and follow the instructions to subscribe the service
  • OR Type “ Sub ” in the SMS option and send it to 9211

Charges:

  • Monthly subscription charges of Rs. 19+Tax shall be applicable for both prepaid and postpaid users.
  • Charges of Rs. 2+tax/minute/SMS shall be applicable, for calling/messaging to 9211.

Block List:

With “Warid Call & SMS Block 9211” service you can maintain a block list to restrict unwanted calls & SMS. A block list contains all the numbers that you have blocked and do not wish to receive calls from. The procedure for creating and maintaining the block list is as follows:

Adding a number to the block list:

  • In order to add a number to your block list; send “block”<0321xxxxxxx> in a SMS to 420.
  • Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Removing a number from the block list:

  • In order to remove a number from your block list; send “unblock”<0321xxxxxxx> in a SMS to 420.
  • Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Removing all numbers from the block list:

  • In order to delete all the numbers added from the block list send “delete all” in a SMS to 420.
  • Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Retrieving all numbers added to the block list:

  • To retrieve the numbers added to your block list send “List” in a SMS to 420. The character limit for an SMS is 160 characters.
  • Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Adding latest caller’s number to the block list:

  • You can also add the latest caller’s number to the block list, type “Last” and send it as an SMS to 420. The system shall automatically detect the number from which you received the last call and add it to your block list.
  • Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Default Announcement:

Once you have subscribed to the service a default announcement against the obnoxious caller(s) in the block list shall be assigned.

“Muaziz customer aapka matlooba number ka sarif aap say baat karnay ka khwahishmand nahi”

Setting up an announcement of your choice:

If you wish to change the default announcement, you can select an announcement of your own choice from our wide range of amusing pre-recorded announcements. Simply dial 9211 from your mobile phone. Charges of Rs. 2+Tax per minute shall be applicable.

Or you can choose an announcement via SMS type ann<space> <announcement code>space<mobile number  on which you wish to assign the announcement> in your SMS & send it to 421. E.g Ann <space><ann code> <space><0321xxxxxx>

The list of prerecorded announcements in English and Urdu are available on this link: http://www.waridtel.com/consumer/product/call_block_9211/index.php

Self Recorded Announcements via IVR:

You can also record announcements (15 seconds long) in your own voice by dialing 9211 from your Warid number and following the instructions. The announcement(s) shall be subject to approval.

Charges of Rs. 2+Tax per minute shall be applicable.


  • Now Thats intresting :)

  • Munni

    Wah, ab koi Munni ko tang kar ka dakhaye :)

    Shukaria Warid

  • Nauman

    This is a treat by ufone to all the bankers in the country to play golf on a single and huge platform. i myself is a banker. somehow i cudnt manage to play this year but InshaAllah in next tournament i ll take part in bankers tournament. and in the end let me give a big round of applause to ufone to endorse the golfing elite which will help give opportunities for them and Pakistan to make its mark in Golf both nationally & internationally.

  • faisal

    very nice

  • Pakistan Classified Ads

    Yes, its a great service,BTW the code is interesting one when you just say it in urdu 9211. :)

  • Hanan

    Can I block the Promotional messages from Warid too?

    • Bilal

      very funny hanan .. you really make me smile :d yes you can .. just call helpline and told them to stop sending you msgs

  • Syed Rehan

    I would like to know is there any cell phone service in PK who can block out going text messages that can only be sent thru a password.

  • Maham

    Rehab sAab hai but postpaid par

  • Ali

    is the service applicable to other network numbers as well?