Call Rejection allows you to create a list of phone numbers from which you
do not wish to receive calls.

Calls from phone numbers on your list are sent
to an announcement that informs the caller that you are not receiving calls
at this time. The amount of numbers each list can have varies. Contact TDS
for details.

What Call Rejection Does for You:

  • Allows you to block calls from people with whom you do not wish to
  • Enhances security and privacy.

To Use Call Rejection:

  1. Dial *60.
  2. Listen to the voice instructions which will guide you through the steps
    of how to turn Call Rejection on or off.
  3. Press “3” to turn Call Rejection on.
  4. When prompted, press # to add number(s) to your list.
  5. Add number(s) to your list.
  6. Press # to confirm each number on your list.
  7. Hang up.
  8. After receiving any annoying call, you may wish to prevent that
    person from calling you in the future.

Call Rejection’s voice instructions will explain how to add the number of
the last caller to your list (even if you do not know the party’s number):

  • Dial *60 and listen for instructions.
  • Dial #01#.
  • Hang up, then lift the receiver and listen for dial tone.

User Commands


If you want to:


Repeat the instructions


Review the numbers on your Call Rejection list.


Turn Call Rejection on/off.


Add the number you dial to your Call Rejection list.

(Dial “12” on a rotary phone.)


Delete the number you dial from your Call Rejection list.

(Dial “11” on a rotary phone.)


Delete last number heard from your Call Rejection list.


Delete all numbers from your Call Rejection list.


Delete all “private” numbers from your Call Rejection list.


Adds the last incoming call to your Call Rejection list.

Residential Service


  • If a number on your Call Rejection list is also put on any of
    your other lists (for example, Priority Ringing),Call Rejection
    overrides the other services for that phone number.
  • When the maximum numbers of callers is on your list and you add
    another, the first number on the list will be bumped off the list.
  • If the number you are trying to reach is outside the area served by
    Call Rejection, you will hear a recording advising you that the call
    cannot be made.

Please note: This feature may not be available in all areas. Some features
may incur a per-use charge depending on your voice package. Call or email
us for availability and details on what features are included in your current
voice package.

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