The Restricted Access Changed, Emergency service is blocked are some of the notification messages which commonly appear on the smartphones like Moto X, Moto G, and Nexus. The alert message will have appeared constantly in the notification slider and then it will disappear automatically. Don’t be think this is an Android bug or hardware error, its a simple message of the emergency call feature present on your smartphone. While this is a totally harmless message, it does get annoying and frustrating when the “Restricted access changed” data service is blocked or voice service is blocked the message always appears on the notification.

is there a fix for this notification message? No. It is just a built-in message so you no need to worry unless you are unable to send SMS or receive calls. If it occurs continuously, then you just simply reboot your smartphone might fix the SMS and call issues.These type of error messages may have occurred when your Sim Card is in the problem or you can swap the different sim cards for multiple times a day. The message is always pop up when you change the network on your phone i.e. from 2g to 3g or 3g to 4g. It mainly appears when you are using mobile data and will be disappeared when it is connected to the Wi-Fi networks. It may fix the problem while you are turning off or switching from 3G to 2G network but that really isn’t a fix if you’re trying to use the fast mobile data connection.

How to fix Restricted Access Changed notification error on Android phones.

The Restricted Access Changed notification has two types namely 1.Voice service is blocked and 2. Data service is blocked.

Method 1: Blocking Phone notification using the third-party app

Before you are going to do this, First you have to check if your Android device has a built-in feature to disable the notifications. This type of feature may be available in Android operating systems like Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but some operating systems may not give access to the phone app. In such case, You have to go to the settings on your phone and select the sounds and notifications. In that, you have to select Apps and then Scroll down and tap on the Phone and then disable the notification. Suppose, if your smartphone doesn’t have the certain feature, then you have to try some third party applications.

If your Android phone is rooted, then there will be a fix. You have to download the apps that can block “Restricted access changed” notification.

  • First, you have to download the Notification blocker app like Notify Block.
  • Now you can open the app and you will be asked to grant notification access. In that, you can tap OK.
  • In that app, you have to uncheck “Hide System Apps”.
  • Now Scroll down and click on “Phone” (

After completing the above steps then you can reboot the device and see if the error is solved or not. In the notify blocker app, you can find several “Phone” icons. If the above steps did not solve your problem means, you can try disabling the notifications for each of the “Phone” icons on the list.

Method 2: For rooted Devices: Install Notification cleaner app

For this, you need to root your Android phone and also install the Xposed framework. Most of the rooter will know how to do this.

  • First, you have to install the Notify Clean app and open it.
  • Now you can scroll down and click on Phone.
  • Now you have to click on the Restricted access changed.
  • After completing the above process, you have to reboot device and the phone notification will be blocked.

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