We offer many services to help you avoid unexpected overage charges on your account and unwanted content and calls on your devices.
Below is a comparison chart that shows what kinds of blocks each service provides, so you can find the one that meets your needs. These blocks can be applied to any or all of the devices on your account.
Prepaid accounts: If you have a prepaid account, these blocking features aren't available. However you can still block Premium Messaging. Refer to the My Verizon for Prepaid FAQs for steps on blocking Premium Messaging and an alternative way to block calls and messages.
|Verizon Smart Family™||Caller Name ID
||Call & Message Blocking||Internet Spam Blocking||Block Services|
|Cost||$5/month for up to 10 lines||$2.99/month per device||No charge||No charge||No charge|
|Block calls and messages from specific numbers||Permanently||Permanently||Temporarily|
|Block calls from numbers on your block list or via spam filter||X|
|Block email addresses||X|
|Block web domains||X||X|
|Block restricted, private or unknown numbers||X||X|
|Prevent purchases of apps, ringtones and in-app items||X||X
|Prevent all data or messaging usage||X|
|Set specific data limits (e.g., 1 GB per month)||X|
|Set limits on texting and calls||X|
|Only allow calls and messages to certain numbers||X|
|Restrict usage during specific times||X|
For more information, or to sign up for any of these services, refer to the links below:
- Verizon Smart Family