Call barring services guide.
Call barring services guide.

Are you wondering how you can activate or deactivate calls and SMS blocking on your Safaricom line? Some times, you may feel like you do not want to receive or make calls. You can easily block calls and SMS whenever you feel like doing so.

Blocking or unblocking calls and SMS is not automatic. Consequently, you will need to have the right procedures for doing all these. Read through the guide below.

Barring All Outgoing calls

    • To activate barring of all outgoing calls from your line dial the service code: *33*0000#
    • To deactivate barring of all outgoing calls from your line dial the service code: #33*0000#

Barring all outgoing SMS

    • To activate barring of all outgoing SMS from your line dial the service code: *33*0000*16#
    • To Deactivate barring of all outgoing SMS from your line dial the service code: #33*0000*16#

How to Bar All incoming calls

    • To activate barring of all incoming calls to your line dial the service code: *35*0000#
    • To Deactivate barring of all incoming calls to your line dial the service code: #35*0000#

How to Bar All incoming SMS

    • To activate barring of all incoming SMS to your line dial the service code: *35*0000*16#
    • To Deactivate barring of all incoming SMS to your line dial the service code: #35*0000*16#

Barring incoming calls when roaming

    • To activate barring of all incoming calls to your line, when roaming, dial the service code:*351*0000#
    • To deactivate barring of all incoming calls to your line, when roaming, dial the service code: #351*0000#

How to Bar All incoming calls except home calls (when roaming)

    • To activate barring of all incoming calls to your line, when roaming except home calls, dial the service code: *332*0000#
    • To deactivate barring of all incoming calls to your line, when roaming except home calls, dial the service code: #332*0000#

Barring all International calls

    • To activate this feature, dial the service code: *331*0000#
    • To deactivate this feature, dial the service code: #331*0000#

How to Deactivate all barrings:

    • To cancel all barrings dial the service code: #330*0000#

USING THE SAFARICOM USSD CODE, 100, TO ACTIVATE/ DEACTIVATE CALL BARRINGS

Apart from the elaborate procedures, above, you can at the same time use the Safaricom USSD code (100) to activate and deactivate calls and SMS barring.

  • All that you need to do is to dial *100# from your Safaricom line.
  • Then, select option 2 (Sim card queries).
  • Next, choose option 3 (Calls and SMS Barrings).

Once again, here is a summary of the procedure used to bar and unblock SMS and calls;

Service Setting Up  Canceling/ Deactivating
Barring All Outgoing calls *33*0000# #33*0000#
Barring all outgoing SMS *33*0000*16# #33*0000*16#
How to Bar All incoming calls *35*0000# #35*0000#
How to Bar All incoming SMS *35*0000*16# #35*0000*16#
Barring incoming calls when roaming *351*0000# #351*0000#
Barring all International calls *331*0000# #331*0000#