How To Block Promotional SMS Like AM, DM, VM That Are Not Blocked By DND

We thoroughly discussed as to what is DND and how to activate Do Not Disturb in India on your mobile number. For reference, here is that article again >> How to Activate DND in India and Block Those Spammy Marketing Calls & SMS. There are however SMS that are not unsolicited. In fact, these SMS companies have your consent to send you promotional SMS. It's when you shop at your favorite brands or when you eat at your favorite eateries, the staff will ask for your feedback along with your Name and contact number and email address. This is exactly the moment when you become a part of their marketing system as they store your mobile number in their customer database and thus begin the downpour of the offers and promotions on your cell phone via SMS. These SMS usually have a prefix of AM, DM, VM, IM, AD, MD, VK, AP, HP, etc. Unfortunately, there is no way…

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Block SPAM Calls & SMS! How To Activate DND (Do Not Disturb) Registration in India?

What is DND? Indian Telecom is a gigantic industry with over a billion of subscribers. We stand second after China when it comes to the number of subscribers. Of course, the mobile and telephones have revolutionized how we interconnect with our near and dear ones with such an ease, via the medium of calling or messaging. But at the same time, it has also open gates for various business and marketing executives, to inconspicuously call or message you, in order to promote and sell their business products or services.  While it may be tolerable for some people, but for most, it is infuriating and troublesomeness. To tackle this nagging problem, Government of India and TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) came up with the solution called DND, which stands for Do Not Disturb Registry. This solution is not unique or first of its kind. I have been to the United States of America before, and they had the DND…

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