1.1 How to Block Messages
1.2 Block Android Text Messages
1.3 Block iPhone Text Messages
1.4 Block Calls
1.5 Block iPhone Emails
1.6 Block Facebook Messages
1.7 Block/Unblock WhatsApp Contacts

How to Block Text Messages/SMS

Smartphone makes it very convenient to keep you in contact with others in daily life. Calling someone is one way to catch up. While with the development of various social network apps, you may prefer to use text messages to communicate with your friends.

However, in many cases, you want to block text messages on your iPhone or Android phone, especially when you receive a message from a contact you'd rather not see again, or get random/spam messages from a questionable number. You can easily block someone or block text messages, and both iOS and Android devices allow you to do it. Whether you want to block text messages on Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5, LG G6/G5, or iPhone X/8/7/SE/6/5/4, you can find the solutions from this post.

Block Text Messages

Block messages on Android

At the first part of this post, we will show you how to block text messages on Android device. If you are using an Android phone, you can reference this part to block messages.

Block text messages on Android with spam function

1. Unlock your phone and open "Messages" app.

Block messages on Android

2. Locate the message from unwanted number, keep taping on it until you see a pop-up window show up.

3. Tap on "Add to spam contacts" or "Register spam number" to block text messages from this number.

Block Android messages with text message blocking apps

With the first method, you can easily block messages from a specific number. What about the spam messages and text SMS ads? You have to rely on some text messages blocking apps to avoid them. Here we recommend an easy-to-use SMS Blocker to help you block text messages. You can download it and have a try.

1. Download SMS Blocker from Google Play Store and install it on your Android phone.

Block messges with SMS Blocker

2. Open this Android messages blocking app. Tap the menu button and then tap "Block list" to block unwanted messages in different ways, including text messages sender, series and word. More importantly, it can automatically blocks spam messages.

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Block messages on iPhone

If you are using an iPhone and want to block text messages on iPhone 7/6/5/4, you can find the best solutions in this part. Keep reading to learn how to block messages on iPhone.

Directly block iPhone text messages on Messages

1. Unlock iPhone and open Messages app.

Block Text Messages on Messages App

2. Locate the message from the spammer/unknown and tap the "i" icon from the top-right corner.

3. Tap name of the sender and then tap on "Block this Caller".

Within just a few taps, you will not be disturbed by messages from this number.

Use Settings app to block text messages on iPhone

1. Unlock iPhone and open Settings app.

2. Tap "Messages" > "Blocked".

3. Tap "Add New" to add the contact you want to block. (Check how to recover it)

Block Messages in Settings

In this way, you will block this account thoroughly. You can both block text messages, calls and FaceTime chats.

If you cannot find the blocked text mesages on iPhone, what to do? You may need to Recover deleted text messages on iPhone.

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In this article, we mainly talk about how to block messages. Whether you want to block text messages on Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5 or iPhone 6, you can find effective ways to do that. Hope you won't disturbed by the unwanted messages after reading this page.

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May 24, 2018 09:30 / Updated by to iOS Tips

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