What does it mean when you call someone and it says the service is restricted or unavailable?

What does it mean when you call someone and it says the service is restricted or unavailable? 

A “Restricted” phone call comes from a caller who has specifically blocked your phone from identifying his number.

What does it mean if you call someone and it says calling restrictions? 

Call barring allows you to block specified incoming calls (provided you have subscribed to caller ID). Call restriction prevents certain numbers being dialled for outgoing calls, for example you can restrict all 0845 numbers being dialled.

How do I know if someone blocked my number? 

If you get a notification like “Message Not Delivered” or you get no notification at all, that’s a sign of a potential block. Next, you could try calling the person. If the call goes right to voicemail or rings once (or a half ring) then goes to voicemail, that’s further evidence you may have been blocked.

What does it mean when it says the caller has calling restrictions announcement 19 straight talk? 

Announcement 19 – Calling Restrictions Prohibit Dialing Beyond Your Service Area. If you hear this message when making calls, “Welcome to Verizon Wireless. We cannot complete your call at this time.

What does it mean when you call someone and it says the service is restricted or unavailable? – Related Questions

What does it mean when it says the caller has calling restrictions announcement 24?

Announcement 24 “This call cannot be completed because there are restrictions on this line” occurs when there are Verizon Smart Family restrictions active on the line and prohibiting a phone call. Please keep in mind that if the Smart Family add-on is removed, it may take up to 24 hours for changes to take effect.

How do I take call restrictions off?

The feature can be disabled using your phone’s settings.
  1. Browse to your phone’s settings and locate the option for “Call Barring.” For example, on Windows Mobile phones, press “Start,” “Settings” and “Phone” and select “Call Barring.”
  2. Wait several seconds for the Call Barring options to load from your network.

How do I fix Verizon call restrictions?

Call customer service at 1-800-922-0204 from a landline or another phone and ask them to check your line for restrictions or blocks and to reset the SIM card.

Why is my Verizon phone restricted?

Incoming Call Restriction

When your Verizon phone rings and your caller ID display says the call is “restricted,” it simply means that the caller wished to remain anonymous and blocked his phone number from being displayed on your caller ID display.

Why does my Verizon phone say restricted?

It means that the caller has blocked, or “restricted” their number from your caller ID, so you will not know who is calling until you answer. You can: Answer the call and see who it is. Let the call go to voicemail to see if whoever it is leaves a message.

Why does my Verizon phone say calling restrictions?

Verizon Wireless Services

The key here is the reference to “Calling Restrictions.” It is possible that your friend is using a call blocking feature that blocks calls from specific phone numbers.