How to activate Do Not Disturb features on your mobile phone

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Due to popular demand, The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC has mandated all mobile phone operators in the country to introduce a Do-Not-Disturb (DND) service to all customers. The warning which is to take effective from July 1, 2016 will allow all mobile phone users to choose weather or not to received unsolicited promotional messages for 3rd Party services like Bulk SMS, VAS promos, etc.


With this warning, the major mobile phone operates in the country has release the shot code for all customers to either  partial or fully block this unwanted services.With this you will be able to deactivate all unwanted text messages disturbing you phone and wasting you battery life isn't that great news?

This service features include:

Fully Blocked mode allowing customers to Opt Out totally from receiving promotional messages via SMS and IVR.
Partially Blocked mode allowing customers to filter service categories for promotional messages they wish to receive. Any category not selected is blocked.

To check status, simply text STATUS to 2442

To stop your phone from getting the annoying messages simply text the listed keyword below to opt out.

STOP: To stop all SMS and IVR messages 
ALLOW: To receive all SMS and IVR messages
SMS 1: To receive Banking / Insurance/ Financial Products SMS 
SMS 2: To receive Real Estate SMS and IVR messages
SMS 3: To receive Education SMS and IVR messages
SMS 4: To receive Health SMS and IVR messages 
SMS 5: To receive Consumer goods & Automobiles SMS and IVR messages
SMS6: To receive Communication/Broadcasting/Entertainment/IT SMS and IVR messages
SMS 7: To receive Tourism & Leisure SMS and IVR messages 
SMS 8: To receive Sport SMS and IVR messages 
SMS 9: To receive Religion SMS and IVR messages 
STATUS: To check your DND status

NOTE: To activation full DND simply sms STOP to 2442 for all networks in Nigeria. Also the code list above works for all mobile network in Nigeria.

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