How to Block Please Calls on Telkom South Africa

Tired of receiving please call me backs from people on your Telkom phone? If yes, then you need to read this article to discover the solution. We recently wrote an article in which we went through the steps of sending call me backs on Telkom. This facility is great. It allows you to reach out to friends and family for help in the event that you have run out of airtime. Instead of being stranded, you can simply send them a please call, so that they can call you. However, this facility tends to be abused. We have come across many people expressing frustration at received please calls, including from complete strangers. So, how do you block please calls on your Telkom phone?

How disable Please Call Me Notifications on your Telkom phone

To block please calls on a Telkom phone, you need to take the following steps;

  1. Dial *140# on your phone.
  2. Choose the option to opt out of call me backs. That’s option 3.

What happens when you disable call backs for Telkom?

Once you have done this, you stop receiving please call notifications on your phone. So, the next time that someone sends you one, you will not be notified. That is a great way of getting some peace if you have found this facility intrusive. Again, the reason why you may wish to disable Telkom please call me notifications has to do with the fact that the facility is often abused by people.

Many people out there will send you a call me back simply because they think you are more loaded than they are so you should pay for the privilege of holding a conversation with them. In most instances, they send you a call me back, and when you do, you realize that they only want to talk nonsense with you. I mean, nobody with any serious business to discuss will resort to a please call. Anybody that’s serious will make the call.

Yes, there are many instances where people are genuinely forced to send please call backs. So, it’s a balancing act. Is the silence worth not having your relatives being able to reach out to you? It’s up to you. Whatever you decide, you now know how to block please calls on Telkom in South Africa. Here is how to change the Telkom router WiFi password.

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