How to manage call rejecting with your Android smartphone

Several apps and built-in features can help manage call rejection and auto-responses on Android.

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A friend of mine is a nurse who often works long night shifts. She gets good use out of her phone’s auto reply, which she uses when driving or when sleeping unusual hours. Android phones have a few different options for facilitating blocking and for sending custom text messages when you can’t pick up a phone call.

This article is an updated version of one written for Android 2.2 and older phones. Now, we’ll concentrate on Android 13 and the Samsung Galaxy S10