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BlackList

This is an advanced call/sms filter tools. Create a black list and stay safe with your Android phone. This is a simple app, but rich and powerful features to manage un-desirable call/text message from anyone. This app has 150.000 users all over the world so far. This number is continuously grown.

Features:
  • Block call/text messages for a list of numbers
  • Block call/text messages for unknown numbers, private numbers (no numbers, no caller id), numbers not in my contacts
  • Import contacts/call logs/ sms into a black list or add a custom number (not in your phonebook)
  • Two options for drop a call: turn your phone in silence mode or end a call mode
  • Easily manage logs (search, delete, restore, disable (PRO),...)
  • Text filters by plain text or regular expression, prefix-matches, postfix matches.
  • Quick ON/OFF button
  • Advanced number matching mode including exactly, start with, end with, contains, regular expression
  • Disable/enable logs (PRO)
  • Password protection (PRO)
  • Invisible blacklist icon (Invisible)
* PRO: Pro version can be purchased on Android Market
* Invisible: Invisible version likes Pro version, but it has an icon and a name different.

Download

Google Market: Free,  ProInvisibleGingerBread

Screenshot

Blacklist Slideshow


Roadmap

  • White list
  • One click to turn on/off widget. 
  • One click to turn on/off all call/text block.

Open issues

  • Gingerbread end-call problem: Google blocked dev. from intervene an imcomming call (see more here). All experimental features in Gingerbread are available in Gingerbread edition
  • Drop in conversation call when receives an incoming call from a blocked number
  • Voicemail issue

User Guide

  • under construction


Permission
Security and privacy are a center point of users concerns. They often ask me why I request certain permissions on Blacklist. Hereunder we detail the usage of each permission. Indeed, to ensure Blacklist functionalities works correctly, it requires 
  •  android.permission.READ_CONTACTS: Read your contact list in order to import new number
  • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE: Listen to incoming calls
  • android.permission.MODIFY_PHONE_STATE: Cancel an incoming call
  • android.permission.READ_SMS/RECEIVE_SMS: intercept imcoming sms
  • android.permission.WRITE_SMS: Restore sms logs
  • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS: read and write call logs
  • android.permission.CALL_PHONE: Initialize a call back from logged number.
In the free version, we display Admod banners which requires additional permission (that do not include in PRO version)
  • android.permission.INTERNET
  • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
  • android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
  • android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
Change logs

V. 0.97

  • Fixed minor bugs
  • Update Admob APIs
V.0.96
  • Fixed FC when click on sms option in a log item
    Call back, text back (Pro only)
  • Invisible icon under Zippy name with a zip icon (Pro only)
  • Better short on call log
  • Password protection

V.0.95

  • Added notification option for blocked activities
  • Added matching method for custom numbers including exactly, start with, end with, contains and RegEx modes.
  • Added scroll view for contact setting in small screen
Subpages (1): User Guide
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