How to Block Text Messages on an Android Device

Even in the world where WhatsApp is dominating the internet, many people use Text Message(SMS) as their method of communication. There are many ways to block messages on an Android device without making use of any third party apps-

Block using ‘Add to spam’ feature

Open your settings in the default text messaging app and toggle ‘Spam filter’ before you continue with the following steps.

  1. Launch your default text messaging app.
  2. Press and hold the conversation whose contact’s messages you wish to block.
  3. A menu appears with three options one of which is ‘Add to spam’
  4. Tap on OK when the prompt appears.331

Block using your network carrier

Visit your network carrier’s website and login with the account associated with your Android device. Once you are logged in, you get a broad range of options to block emails texts and calls as well from specific numbers you wish to block.



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