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How to Activate DND (Do Not Disturb) in Idea ?

If you are searching for ‘How to Activate DND in Idea ? or ‘How to Activate Idea DND ?‘, you have landed on the right page. Most of the Mobile Phones users get irritated with unwanted flow of SMS or Calls from various advertising companies and telecom provider. DND Service lets you stop unwanted phone calls and SMS on your Idea Number. With the help of this article, you can Activate DND (Do Not Disturb) on your Idea Number now. DND is also known as NCPR and is an initiative of TRAI. Today, we will provide the steps to activate DND in Idea to get help you get relief from unwanted calls and SMS. Also, Check our article on Idea Free Internet Tricks and How to Take Balance Loan in Idea.

Idea DND Activation

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How to Activate DND in Idea ? [Do Not Disturb]

Idea is an popular mobile network in India which offers various services for voice and data right from postpaid and prepaid plans, 2G/3G services, broadband wireless access (BWA), Long Term Evolution (LTE) to various value-added services (VAS) to its users. The company provides its customers with Idea DND Number where DND stands for Do Not Disturb. You can use the Idea DND Activation or Idea DND De-Activation Code to stop promotional messages and calls on your Idea Number. You can use Idea DND Number to stop the unwanted calls and messages.

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Fully Blocked Registration

If you subscribe for fully blocked services then you will not receive any commercial calls or SMS and there will be interruption in your communication.

Partially Blocked Category

Partially blocked category lets you block selected commercial voice Calls & SMS. In this category, you get the choice to receive calls & SMS according to your preference like Movie updates, online portals, shopping options etc.

To subscribe for partial block, follow the simple steps given below:

DND Number in Idea for One Preference Service

SMS as “START X”to 1909.

Replace X with the preference no. or call to 1909

DND Number in Idea for More Than One Preference Services

SMS as “START X, X” to 1909.

Replace X with the preference no. or call to 1909.

DND Number in Idea for Change in Current Preference

SMS as Stop X or X, X to 1909 or call 1909.

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Idea DND Deactivation

Customers will have to SMS or call to 1909 for deactivation of Idea DND service. You need to send SMS as

STOP to 1909.

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Registration/Deregistration of Full or Partial Idea DND Service with SMS Format

DND Category Description of DND Service For Registration For Deregistration
Fully Blocked Full Block Of All Categories START 0 to 1909 STOP 0 to 1909
Partial Blocked 1 – SMS relating to Banking / Insurance / Financial Products / Credit Cards START 1 to 1909 STOP 1 to 1909
2 – SMS relating to Real Estate START 2 to 1909 STOP 2 to 1909
3 – SMS relating to Education START 3 to 1909 STOP 3 to 1909
4 – SMS relating to Health START 4 to 1909 STOP 4 to 1909
5 – SMS relating to Consumer goods and automobiles START 5 to 1909 STOP 5 to 1909
6 – SMS relating to Communication / Broadcasting / Entertainment / IT START 6 to 1909 STOP 6 to 1909
7 – SMS relating to Tourism and Leisure START 7 to 1909 STOP 7 to 1909
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Here ‘START’ keyword means that except the specified category, all other categories would be activated for DND Service. Similarly the keyword ‘STOP’ means that you will not receive any SMS only from category, but you will keep receiving SMS from all other categories.


  • DND (now called NCPR), will never block any solicited communication of yours such as SMS Alerts from Banks, Ticket/Online booking confirmation Messages etc.
  • The DND Service (now NCPR) request takes minimum of 7 days for processing and you will be getting a confirmation SMS on your number within 24 hours.
  • Kindly note that there should be minimum  of 7 days gap between any 2 previous DND requests.
  • 1909 is a Toll-free number & no charges are applicable on this number.

Hope that now you know How to Activate Idea DND Service. If you like our article on “ How to Activate DND in Idea ?”, you can share it with your friends via Facebook & Google+.

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  1. Is this service free of cost or any monthly charges?

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