Block or Unblock Messages
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Block or Unblock Messages

Block messages from your device.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Block messages
• Unblock messages
• Block unknown numbers
• Enable or disable spam protection

Block messages

1. From the home screen, select the messages Messages app.

2. Select and hold the desired message thread, then select the Block icon.
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3. If desired, select the Report spam checkbox then select OK.
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Unblock messages

1. To remove a number from the Blocked numbers list, from the Messages app, select the Menu icon Menu icon then select Spam & blocked

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2. Select the desired blocked number or contact. Select Unblock. 

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Block unknown numbers

From the home screen, select the Phone app icon Phone appmenu Menu iconSettingsBlock numbersUnknown switch

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Enable or disable spam protection

1. Enabling spam protection helps protect you from spam texts in the Messages app by notifying you if a text is coming from a suspected spammer. From the messages Messages app, select the Account icon, then select Messages settings

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2. Scroll to and select Spam protection, then select the Enable spam protection switch to enable or disable as desired.
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