Activate Your IDEA DND Service With This Simple Process

IDEA DND Service Activation :Are you getting any calls/messages from different ad agencies for promoting their products/schemes, etc.? From now onwards don’t worry about the calls or messages because we are providing the solution for your problems & that is nothing but ‘Do Not Disturb’ services. And also we provided the procedure for how to activate the DND in IDEA number.


DND is also called as ‘Do Not Disturb’ service and it is used by the user to prevent the unknown calls from the ad agencies and TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) updated it as the NCPR (National consumer preference registry). Any ad agency that was making promotional calls to the consumers should filter their call list via NCPR. So that user cannot receive any calls or messages.


Here we are providing you the two ways for activating your IDEA DND service. They are

  1. Activation through the SMS
  2. Activation through the Call

From above two types, you can choose any one of them and also this activation is categorized into two types. They are full activation and partial activation.


Here we have some steps to follow the Idea DND activation for both full and partial blocking.

Step 1: Open the messages icon in your mobile.

Step 2: Type message like; SMS><Space>< START 0

Step 3: Send this message to 1909

Step 4: Within 24 hours you will receive a unique confirmation message.

Step 5: That’s it you completed the registration of your number in Idea DND services.

Note that, in step 2 you sent the message with a number of ‘0’ which indicates the full blocking of ads or full activation of the DND to your number. If you want to activate the partial DND service for your number you may follow the below table for preferences areas.

Preference Number CHOSEN FIELD FORMAT of the SMS
0 Full activation/ Blocking all fields SMS START 0 to 1909
1 Banking/Insurance/Financial products/credit cards SMS START 1 to 1909
2 Real Estate SMS START 2 to 1909
3 Education SMS START 3 to 1909
4 Health SMS START 4 to 1909
5 Consumer goods and automobiles SMS START 5 to 1909
6 Communication/Broadcasting / Entertainment / IT SMS START 6 to 1909
7 Tourism and Leisure SMS START 7 to 1909

You can able to send multiple preferences at a single request like SMS START 5, 6 to 1909


For subscribing to DND service to your idea number via Call. You have to follow the points discussed below.

  1. Make a call from the idea number.
  2. Dial 1909 and listen to the IVRS carefully.
  3. Give response to the system to reach the DND service topic.
  4. Once you get to the DND options, make sure to select full blocking or partial blocking.
  5. If full blocking is selected, then simply accept the activation of DND.
  6. Otherwise please select the preference of your wish.
  7. Finalize the list by accepting the partial DND activation.
  8. That’s it; you have registered to the DND service successfully.


Hey, do you want to unsubscribe from the DND service? Ok then just make a message from your idea cellular mobile like this: SMS><Space><STOP to 1909. There is another way for deactivation of DND. That is, make a call 1909 and follow the instructions given by the system up to the deactivation option. Finalize your opinion by accepting the Deactivation of DND.

Important Instructions:-

  • Activation of the idea DND service may take 7 days of time.
  • For activating this service should take place after 3 months of purchasing of idea SIM.
  • DND cannot stop the messages like bank alerts, bank communications, online booking alerts, etc.
  • 1909 is a toll-free number so you cannot charge for this service.


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