Start DND (Do Not Disturb) in Airtel, DoCoMo, BSNL, Vodafone, Uninor

It’s not any doubtful fact that mobiles have become the need of time. We can’t imagine the life without the mobile phones.

Since almost every person has got one or more mobile phones in his/her pocket, so it is the best way for companies to promote their product/service.

Today, we have described about How to easily Start DND (Do Not Disturb Service) in Airtel, DoCoMo, BSNL, Vodafone, Uninor or any other telecom service provider in India

As a mobile user, you must be getting lots of promotional SMSes on your mobile daily. Right?

Well, being a mobile user myself, I know how time consuming and irritating is that moment when we get promotional SMS on our mobile.

But thanks to TRAI which has made it a rule for the network providers to give their customers an option to quit receiving promotional SMS.

Start DND - Do Not Disturb Service In Airtel, Aircel, Idea, Vodafone

You can get rid of promotional SMS on your mobile by subscribing to Do Not Disturb (DND) service.

As a subscriber of DND, you are no longer sent any promotional SMSes on your mobile by your network carrier. If you have been thinking to subscribe to this service from a long, but have not done it yet because of not having knowledge about how to do it, then this article is meant for you.

I’m here with the tutorial to teach you about how to start DND in Airtel, DoCoMo, BSNL, Vodafone, Uninor.

How to Start DND?

All the network carriers in India have to follow the rules and regulations of TRAI. The DND registration procedure set by TRAI is same for all network carriers (Airtel, DoCoMo, BSNL, Vodafone, Uninor).

Start DND Service in Mobile

You can either stop all the bulk promotional SMSes, or can go with the partial categories.

Register DND for your Mobile Number

There is partial subscription through which you can stop the messages from any particular category. This is good for those looking to get rid from any particular category.

To register for it, you need to SMS “START <Option>” or “START <Option>, <Option>” to the number 1909. The ‘Option’ in this text should be replaced by the code of category whose SMSes you don’t want to receive anymore. You can check out the preference options’ list after a break.

You can opt out from SMSes related to all categories by sending “START 0″  to 1909.

Do Not Disturb

List of Preference Options

  • Option ’0′- STOP ALL promotional calls and messages
  • Option ’1′- Banking/Insurance/Financial Products/Credit Cards
  • Option ’2′- Real Estate
  • Option ’3′- Education
  • Option ’4′- Health
  • Option ’5′- Consumer Goods and automobiles
  • Option ’6′- Communication/Broadcasting/Entertainment
  • Option ’7′- Tourism and Leisure


If you want to stop the promotions SMSes coming from the category say ‘Real Estate’. Just type the following in the message box of your Mobile.

Start 2

And send this message to 1909.

You will get confirmation message regarding your request. After that, you will not be receiving SMSes from the Real Estate category.

Disadvantages of DND

Although the DND is an awesome service, but not good for the advertisers. Mobile is a good platform for advertising the product.

Moreover, opting for this service may result in your unawareness about any special offer that could have suit your interest. So opt for it after thinking about it twice.

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