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Windows 10 Mobile kills Lumia Call + SMS filter app in favor of own feature


After updating to Mobile you won´t be able to use the Call + SMS filter app anymore. The new version comes with ´s own Block and Filter feature instead.

The Lumia exclusive Call+SMS Filter app has been the only working contact blocking and filter app available for Windows Phone.

As Microsoft wants to offer the feature for all Windows Phones, they decided to bury Call + SMS filter and to develop a system integrated Block and Filter feature from scratch. So when switching to , you will see the following notice.

Lumia Call and SMS filter

In Windows 10 Mobile you can use the Block and Filter feature by long pressing on any of the numbers in your call history to block and unblock it.

Alternatively you can add any number manually or choose auto-blocking for all calls with hidden caller IDs. In separate lists you are able to review all blocked numbers, blocked calls and blocked messages.

Windows 10 Mobile block and filter feature

Source: Windows Central

Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus is the founder of WinBuzzer and has been playing with Windows and technology for more than 25 years. He is holding a Master´s degree in International Economics and previously worked as Lead Windows Expert for Softonic.com.

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