How to Cancel Call Barring on Vodacom South Africa

Are you looking for information on how to cancel call barring on Vodacom in South Africa? If yes, then you have come to the right place. We have previously produced an article in which we showed you how to activate call barring for Vodacom. That’s great if you need to stop incoming and outgoing calls. Now, what usually happens is that some people struggle when it comes to cancelling Vodacom call barring. The following is how to do it;

How to Disable Call Barring on Vodacom

To cancel call barring for Vodacom in South Africa, you need to take the following steps;

  1. Dial #330*1111#.
  2. All call barring will now be deactivated.

Code to deactivate Vodacom Call Barring

The code to deactivate Vodacom call barring is #330*1111#.

Call barring password

The call barring password for Vodacom is 1111.

What happens when I cancel Vodacom call barring?

The moment you cancel call barring for Vodacom, your phone reverts back to normal. That means you will now be able to receive calls. You will also be able to make outgoing calls from your phone.

When should I disable call barring?

Call barring is there for a purpose. It’s supposed to keep distractions away while you are carrying out important tasks. Perhaps you are in a meeting. Or maybe you wish to take a break from it all. Some people use call barring to keep creditors away. Whatever your reasons, call barring is what you should use to give yourself moments of peace.

So, the moment the reason for enabling call barring passes, you should take the time to disable it. Some people tend to forget that they have deactivated part of their phone’s functionality. The result is that they will be off grid for some time. You probably don’t want this to happen to you. That’s why it’s important for you to learn how to cancel call barring on Vodacom. You don’t want to keep your phone barred forever.

Anyway, here is how to send a please call on Vodacom. You may find that information useful should you ever get stranded somewhere. Also read our article on how to block a number on Vodacom. That’s great because it means you don’t have to use call barring to block all calls.

29 thoughts on “How to Cancel Call Barring on Vodacom South Africa”

  1. My cellphone says call barred when i make outcall, dont want to forward a text when I go to settings for call barred it say password blocked

    • There are several possibilities; Maybe you have set up call limit on your phone? If not, all outgoing calls may be barred, in which case the steps outlined in this article may be useful. If not, reach out to vodacom directly either by walking into a nearest shop or using the details provided on their website (look at the bottom of the page).

    • Hopefully, you havent set a limit on your phone? Should you do this, calls will be barred when you reach that limit. Under normal circumstances, call barring on Vodacom South Africa is cancelled using the code; #330*1111#. If that does not work, you may have to reach out to your nearest Vodacom

    • Hi. Sorry about that. It appears as if that sometimes happens, from what we have been seeing online. You may wish to tranfer your SIM into another phone and try the call barring code one more time. That’s #330*1111#.
      Make sure you are getting the code right. It starts with a # and not with a *. Otherwise reach out to Vodacom. They are very responsive on Twitter;

  2. I’m so disappointed at Vodacom SA for not being helpful with the problem I’ve been having of not being able to make calls or receive texts it’s really annoying. I’ve followed every step of disabling call barring but I’m still unable to make calls. So frustrating

  3. I’ve tried dialing the code #330*1111# and also tried putting it in a different phone but still no luck, i reached out to Vodacom on Twitter and they haven’t replied to me, please advise what to do.

    • Yeah, there are reports of the code sometimes not working. Maybe it depends on whether one is on contract or on prepaid. In any case, you now need to get in touch with Vodacom for help. You can DM them on Twitter where they are very responsive.

  4. It’s almost a month now my sim busy saying call barring I don’t know wat to do anymore as I’ve tried to Google how to fixed it and those code ain’t helping me.


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