How To Activate DND In Vi (Vodafone Idea) 2022 | Latest Methods

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Vi is a growing mobile network in India which is used by many people nowadays. Just like other sim networks, their numbers are also used by the telemarketers for promotion of  products and services.

That’s why in this article, I am going to share the process of How to activate DND features in Vi sim. I am writing this article, after I activated DND on my Vi sim as well.

We all know that daily, we get interrupted in our work by these calls & SMS of promotional companies, but we don’t do much about it.

But you don’t have to worry as this post will have exact methods which can be used by anyone to start this service on their Vi number.

What Is DND Feature In Vi Sim?

Dnd or Do not Disturb is an inbuilt feature which is available in Vi sim. It is used to block all or specific promotional calls and messages on a phone number. This feature is available on Vi sim as well as on other sim networks.

It’s sole aim is to help the user to get full control of their sim, and help them to stop these unwanted telemarketing calls.

This service provides partial as well as full blocking. It can also be started and stopped on a Vi sim as many times as the users want.

Vi DND Activate Methods 2022

There are many ways by which you can activate the DND feature on your Vi sim. Let’s take a look at them one by one:

Activate DND In Vi Using Official Vi App

If you have the official Vi app on your android or iPhone device, then try to use DND using this method. Here you will get more options to customize your DND request.

  • Open the Vi application on your device. 
  • Press the My Account, scroll down and click on the Do Not Disturb (DND) tab. 
  • Select your preference in the category option.
  • Now, select which types of communication modes you would like to block. You can take help from the table given below:
S.NoContact Modes
1.Voice Call
3.Pre-Recorded Calls
4.Live Agent Calls
5.Robotic Calls
  • Choose on which days you would like the DND to remain active and on which days it should get stopped automatically. You can choose all days as well.
  • Select your preferred blocking time from the time band list. You have the option to choose the whole day as well. 
  • Click on the Submit button and DND will be activated within 24 hours on your Vi mobile number. 

Also Read: Vodafone Idea (Vi) Internet Apn Settings

Activate DND In Vi Online

activate vi dnd online

There are many instances when we don’t have the official Vi app. In those cases, the Vi website also provides the ability to activate DND services online. 

  1. Click here then a new tab will open in your browser.
  2. Enter your mobile number. 
  3. Click on the Send OTP button and now you can customize DND for your Vi sim.
  4. Once done, save the settings.
  5. Now, you will not receive promotional and service calls and SMS as per the preferred choices.

DND Activate In Vi By Call

This method is the simplest one. It just requires you to call on the Vi DND activation number and it will be started on your sim.

It is a good method, but you won’t get much customizations in this.

  1. Click on the mobile button which is located at the bottom of the home screen of your mobile. 
  2. Dial 1909 number in your dial pad. 
  3. Follow the IVR call instructions and activate the DND feature.
  4. Now Vi will stop the telemarketing calls and sms as per your request.

How To Activate DND In Vi By SMS

Vi also provides users to subscribe to this service by sms. This is a simple method and doesn’t require the internet as well.

Vi DND SectorsSms Codes
Banking/Finance/InsuranceSTART 1
Real EstateSTART 2
HealthSTART 3
Automobiles/Consumer GoodsSTART 4
Communication/Broadcast/Entertainment/ITSTART 5
TourismSTART 6
Food/BeveragesSTART 7

Follow the below steps to know how you can start DND in Vi by Sms:

  1. Press the Messages application on your device. 
  2. Create a new message and write START 0  in the message box.
  3. Send this message to 1909 to fully activate DND.
  4. If you want to stop only certain sector’s calls and sms, then follow the table where I’ve provided codes for each one.
  5. For blocking only one sector, type “START <code>” & send to 1909.
  6. Once you have sent the sms, you will receive a reply which will confirm that the DND has been activated on your Vi number.

DND Activate In Vi By Offline Vi Stores

If somehow you are unable to start the DND feature on your own due to some technical problems, then you can take help from Vi offline stores.

They are launched in each city to help users. Just follow these steps: 

  1. Click here to go directly to Vi store locator page.
  2. Enter the pin code of your current location.
  3. The map will display the location of the vi stores around you.
  4. Select the nearest Vi store.
  5. Go to the store and explain your problem to the staff present there.
  6. They will help you to activate the DND on your Vi number and will also solve any technical issues related to it.

How To Check The DND Status In Vi?

check dnd status in vi vodafone idea

I will always recommend you to check the current DND status on your Vi sim. Because many times people experience issues if it is already activated. Currently you can check it only on the Vi app and their website.

The process for both will remain the same. Just follow these steps:

  1. Open the Vi app then click on the My Account button.
  2. Scroll down the screen and tap the DND option. 
  3. Now, you can see if DND is activated or not.
  4. You can also check the past history when you had activated this feature on your Vi sim. 


DND is a quite useful service which can be started easily by following the above methods. For most of the users who have smartphones and regularly use the internet, I will recommend using the Vi app and website to activate DND online in Vi sim.

I hope that this article will help you to start the DND service on your Vi mobile number. Just follow any of the given ways step by step and it will be done.

If you are encountering any problems while activating it, then you can comment down below or contact us by email.

FAQs- How To Activate DND In Vi

  1. Is activating DND in Vi free?

    Yes, It is totally free to activate DND in your Vodafone Idea (Vi) number and you will not have to pay any money in the process of activating it. 

  2. How much time does it take to activate DND in Vi?

    It is activated within 24 hours in Vi and after this time duration you can change the settings again if you want to.

  3. What is Vi DND Activation Code 2022?

    The Vi DND Activation number is 1909. Just call on this number and choose your DND options to block the spam calls.

  4. Can I use DND on my friend’s number?

    Yes, just tell him to follow all the steps given above and DND will be activated on their number.

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