Activate Your Vodafone DND Service With This Simple Process

Vodafone DND Service Activation Methods: Hi buddies, if you’re suffering from the annoying messages or disturbing calls when you are in a meeting, you are with your beloved one? Don’t worry about it. We bring out the solution for those problems. The DND service is only the way out of all problems for the subscribers. We know that Vodafone is the most popular network in the India & it was providing many services like GSM, 2G, 3G, Broadband networks, Landline network, and etc. here we are providing the information about DND registration and activation process.


DND means ‘Do Not Disturb’ service and it was activated by any subscriber at any place for preventing promotional advertising calls/ messages. TRAI (Telecom regulatory authority of India) introduced this DND service to the Vodafone network and initially the subscriber should register into the NCPR for activating the DND. Because each and every Telemarketing agencies have to verify their call list in the NCPR and then processed to call. So the registered users cannot receive calls from the ad agencies.


Here we are providing you the two ways for activating your VODAFONE 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.

VODAFONE DND Activation through SMS:

For activation of DND in Vodafone, you have to follow some steps and also you can fully activate or partially active the DND service. Steps for activation via message:

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 Vodafone 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 NumberCHOSEN FIELDFORMAT of the SMS
0Full activation/ Blocking all fieldsSMS START 0 to 1909
1Banking/Insurance/Financial products/credit cardsSMS START 1 to 1909
2Real EstateSMS START 2 to 1909
3EducationSMS START 3 to 1909
4HealthSMS START 4 to 1909
5Consumer goods and automobilesSMS START 5 to 1909
6Communication/Broadcasting / Entertainment / ITSMS START 6 to 1909
7Tourism and LeisureSMS START 7 to 1909

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

VODAFONE DND Activation through Call

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

  1. Make a call from the Vodafone 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.


‘If there is a way for IN then there should be another way for OUT’, like this there is deactivation process DND. There were two types of deactivation processes and one is, calling to toll-free number 1909 with followed IVRS instructions we can select the deactivation option. Or you can type a message SMS><Space><STOP and send to 1909.


  • You will be able to use this DND service, only if you are using this number from last 3 months.
  • Some services cannot be stopped by the DND, services like bank communications, bank alerts, alerts belong to online booking, etc.
  • No charges will be applied for the activation / deactivation of Vodafone DND services.
  • The activation of the DND should require 7 days of the time period after registration to it.



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