Will using your mobile phone with any telecom operator you get a lot of promotional calls and text messages from different companies trying to sell you their products and services.
Making your inbox full of spam text messages. In order to get rid of this TRAI has come up with DND service to stop telemarketers from calling you and sending spam messages. In this article, we will find how to activate DND in BSNL.
Well, all the operators provide DND services to their customers. So they can block the telemarketer from sending them unwanted SMS and Calls. In DND services you can also set the preference of which promotional service you want to receive and avoid all the other promotional services.
The list of Preference you can choose from:-
0 for Full Block
1 for Financial Products / Credit Card/ Banking/ Insurance
2 for Real Estate
3 for Education
4 for Health
5 for Consumer goods and Automobile
6 for Communication/ Broadcasting/ Entertainment/ IT
7 for Tourism
From this, we can select one or more choices to get the promotional messages and the rest of the services will be terminated.
There are mainly two methods through which can activate DND in BSNL the first is by sending an SMS and the second one is by calling on the tollfree number and following the instruction by IVR.
Steps to Activate DND on BSNL by sending SMS
If you want to block all type of SMS and Calls type START 0 and send it to 1909
If you want to receive SMS only regarding Financial products/ Credit Card/ Banking / Insurance type START 1 and send it to 1909.
If you want to receive SMS only regarding Real Estate type START 2 and send it to 1909.
If you want to receive SMS only regarding Education type START 3 and send it to 1909.
If you want to receive SMS only regarding Health type START 4 and send it to 1909.
If you want to receive SMS only regarding Consumer goods and Automobile type START 5 and send it to 1909.
If you want to receive SMS only regarding Communication/ Broadcasting/ Entertainment/IT type START 6 and send it to 1909.
If you want to receive SMS only regarding Tourism type START 7 and send it to 1909.
If you want to select more than one preference than you can use multiple choice example:- START 2,3 and send it to 1909
How to Stop DND in BSNL?
If you want to stop DND on BSNL than you send an SMS STOP DND to 1909. And if you want to stop any promotional service than you can select the preference and send an SMS STOP 1 to 1909 for Financial products/ Credit Card/ Banking / Insurance
STOP 2 to 1909 for Real Estate
STOP 3 to 1909 for Education
STOP 4 to 1909 for Health
STOP 5 to 1909 for Consumer goods and Automobile
STOP 6 to 1909 for Communication/ Broadcasting/ Entertainment/IT
STOP 7 to 1909 for Tourism
You can also call on 1909 and follow the instruction of IVR to activate your DND service on BSNL.
After sending the SMS or making the call on the tollfree number on 1909 it will take 7 days in the Activation of the DND service. You will receive a Reference no. on your mobile number. Through which you can check the status of your request on the BSNL website or TRAI website.
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