How to set up Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) Mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

User guides 17:59, 30 Aug 2012

We explain how to set up and use Fixed Dialing Numbers on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is a fantastic device which can be enjoyed by young and old alike, and it's one of the few tablets on the market with GSM capability, which gives the device the ability to make and receive calls.

With this in mind, if you have a Galaxy Note 10.1 which is used by the whole family, you may want to set up certain restrictions so that you don't end up with astronomical bills every month.

One such restriction is Fixed Dialling Number, or FDN mode, which allows you to set up a list of phone numbers to which calls cannot be made, and the function even allows you to bar certain dialling code prefixes, such as premium rate numbers.

We've put together a quick and easy guide designed to keep your younglings safe and ensure you aren't bankrupted by your phone bill.


  1. Go to your Apps on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
  2. Select ‘Phone'
  3. Tap ‘Keypad'
  4. Tap on the menu icon with the keypad
  5. Choose ‘Call Settings'
  6. Tap ‘Additional Settings'
  7. Tap ‘Fixed Dialling Numbers'
  8. Choose ‘Enable FDN'
  9. Enter the PIN2 code that came with your SIM card
  10. Select ‘FDN List'
  11. Enter the numbers that you want to allow calls to be made to
  12. Tap ‘Save'


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