How to Enable MTN Do Not Disturb on Your Phone

This is guide, I will show you how to enable MTN do not disturb on your phone. After doing this, you will stop receiving unsolicited sms from hungry marketers. After you are done with this, your phone will be in peace.

MTN Do Not Disturb allows MTN subscribers to opt out from all marketing promotions from third party services.

How to Enable MTN Do Not Disturb on Your Phone

You will still be receiving messages from MTN and not from other marketers.

After you enable MTN do not disturb on your phone, two things will happen:

1. Fully Blocked mode allowing customers to Opt Out totally from receiving promotional messages via SMS and IVR.

2. Partially Blocked mode allowing customers to filter service categories for promotional messages they wish to receive. Any category not selected is blocked.

You don’t need to pay any money to enable MTN do not disturb on your phone. All you need are simple codes to activate or deactivate it.

How to Enable MTN Do Not Disturb

A customer will be able to perform the following DND activities via SMS

  • View Status
  • Activate full blocking
  • Activate partial blocking
  • Opt out of DND

Simply text HELP to the short code 2442 to find out more

To stop all promotional sms, you will need to text the word “STOP” to the short code 2442.

You will receive response saying, “Your request for FULL DND has been received and will be effective within 24 hours.

Alternatively, you can selectively block a particular services.

The following SMS keywords can be used to set your DND preference.

Services Code to 2442
Stop all SMS and IVR Messages STOP
To receive all SMS and IVR Messages ALLOW
Banking/Insurance/Financial Products SMS 1
Real Estate SMS 2
Education SMS 3
Health SMS 4
Consumer goods and Automobile SMS 5
Communication/Broadcasting/Entertainment/IT SMS 6
Tourism and Leisure SMS 7
Sport and IVR SMS 8
Religion SMS 9
              Christianity SMS 91
               Islam SMS 92
              Others SMS 93
Information on new products and services SMS 10
News Alerts SMS 11
To check DND Status STATUS

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How to Deactivate DND

To opt out of the service, you will need to text the word “ALLOW” to the short code 2442. To opt-out is free.

How to check status

To check status, you will need to text the key word STATUS to 2442

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