This process of activating do not disturb service is all same for Aircel, Airtel, BSNL, Tata DoCoMo, Idea Cellular, Loop Mobile, MTNL, Reliance Communications, MTS India, Tata Indicom, Uninor, Vodafone and etc.
Fully Blocked Category
Send SMS at START 0 to 1909 or Call at 1909
Partial Blocked Category
Send SMS at START 1 to 1909 to block Banking – Insurance – Financial Products – Credit Cards
Send SMS at START 2 to 1909 to block Real Estate
Send SMS at START 3 to 1909 to block Education
Send SMS at START 4 to 1909 to block Health
Send SMS at START 5 to 1909 to block Consumer Goods & Automobiles
Send SMS at START 6 to 1909 to block Communication – Broadcasting – Entertainment – IT
Send SMS at START 7 to 1909 to block Tourism
You can also De-Register the DND service to receive the marketing calls and messages in future. To do that, just send an SMS STOP and send it to 1909. You can also call 1909 to cancel the service.
Key points to remember with DND registration:
DND (NCPR) cannot block your bank SMS alerts, bank communications, online bookings, third party personal calling, and etc.
It takes minimum 7 days to process your request to stop the unwanted messages.
You should have atcleast 3 months of time before applying to new DND request after the previous one.
Calls and messages to 1909 is completely toll free, and you don’t have to pay anything.
I hope this information will help you to cut down the unwanted messages and calls automatically before reaching you.