How to block text messages on Android phones

Block text messages from your Android phone using apps or without apps


In this post, I will show you how to block text messages. You can block a particular number from sending you a message in your Android phone if you don’t have the inbuilt function to do so. For this we are going to download and and use an app called “SMS blocker”.

Block text messages on Android phone using an app

Step 1: Open your play store and search for SMS blocker and download the file.

Step 2: Install the app in your phone and when you’re done open the app and you will get a message “Enable SMS blocking?”. Hit OK

You need to let this application to be the default messaging application. It means that you will use this app to receive messages, send messages or read messages.

Step 3: In the next page, you will again receive a notification, just hit “OK”. Once you select this “OK”, you won’t be able to use the default messaging app.

Step 4. Once you select OK, you will be asked to import your existing text messages in this app. You can import or skip this step.

Step 5. At the top of the screen you will see “Add contact”. Click that and enter the phone number you wish to block text messages on your phone. If you don’t remember the phone number, click the contact button on the right side and you will see a list of your contacts and from there you select the person you wish to block the text messages.

Step 6: After you select the contact, you have three options to choose. You can block the call, block messages and enable notification. You can choose all of the three options or choose any one of these three options. If you wish to only block text messages, select “Block SMS” and if you enable the notification, you will get a notification every time that person sends you a text messages.

Step 7. Select “Add contact” and then you are good to go. Once you do that, you have successfully blocked the number from sending you text messages.

In case if you want to unblock the number, open the app and you will see the list of the person you blocked. Select the person you wish to unblock, then you will have the option to either delete the number or you can just disable all options.

Block text messages on Android phone without using an app

You can block text messages on your Android phone by simply clicking the messenger app on your phone. When you open the messenger app, you will see all your text messages you received. Long press on anyone of them that you wish to block the text messages.

After long pressing for 4 seconds, you will get an option to archived the message or block the message. Use anyone of the options you see on the list.

This step is really simple and easy to block text messages on your phone using the built in functions.

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