In your busy schedule an unwanted call or SMS might disturb and irritate you. To tackle this problem, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come up with a unique solution called Vodafone DND service (Do Not Disturb). So, Customer of Vodafone who wants to stop receiving Advertisement SMS and Calls can use the DND Activation codes. You can SMS or call to 1909 which is a Toll-free number, hence no charges applicable.
To Activating DND
Send an SMS with the message Start 0 to 1909 OR Call 1909 and follow IVR instructions
Here are the two categories you can use to register NCPR (DND) service:
Full Blocked Category (No calls, No SMS)
Full Blocked Category is for compete deactivation of all kinds of commercial Calls and SMS advertisement on your Vodafone mobile number
Partially Blocked Category (No calls, SMS on Selected Category)
If you think, that you get some good offers and ideas for some category of ads, and you don’t want SMS to get blocked of that category, then partially blocked category will be best to opt.
You can send SMS in this format START<space><preference no> to 1909. There are 7 preference numbers you can choose from:
Financial Products/Credit Cards
|START 1 to 1909||STOP 1 to 1909|
|Real Estate||START 2 to 1909||STOP 2 to 1909|
|Education||START 3 to 1909||STOP 3 to 1909|
|Health||START 4 to 1909||STOP 4 to 1909|
|Consumer Goods||START 5 to 1909||STOP 5 to 1909|
|START 6 to 1909||STOP 6 to 1909|
|Tourism||START 7 to 1909||STOP 7 to 1909|
For example: If you send, START 1, 2 ->(to) 1909, will allow banking, finance and Real Estate SMS ads.For allowing multiple category Commercial SMS, write START <options>, <options>. i.e option number separated by comma(“,”).For example: If you Send, START 5 ->(to) 1909, Will allow Commercial SMS of only Consumer goods and automobiles, while other category be blocked.
You will get a Confirmation SMS with your unique registration number, after the call or SMS made by you to 1909.
Points to rememeber:
- DND will never block any of your solicited communication like Bank alerts SMS, Bank communications, Ticket / online booking confirmations, etc.
- Request made by you, on the National Customer Preference Register takes 7 days for the process and a confirmation SMS will be sent to you in 24 hours.
- Also you may change your preferences at any time, after expiry of 3 months from the date of registration or 3 months from the date of last change request made
To Deactivate DND:
You can deregister by calling to 1909 or sending a SMS: STOP DND to 1909.
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