How to Block Unwanted Or Spam Text Messages On iPhone

In this Tutorial we will discuss about How to Block Text Messages On iPhone Or How to Block Text SMS On iPhone

Text messages or SMS is well known communication medium and can be used to quickly deliver a messages without doing much work. Every day we receive different types of messages or SMS like friend’s messages, unknown number messages, advertising messages etc.

 Block spam Text Messages on iPhone

In recent releases iOS 7,iOS 8, Apple has implemented more security features for there iPhone, iPod touch and ipad users, which allows more control over their privacy and bock specific phone number from sending text messages, imessages and SMS

Block Text Messages on iPhone from phone contact – 1st Method

Block Text Messages from iPhone contacts allows you to block a phone number from calling, sending text messages to you. The process to bock text messages on iPhone is simpler than other methods and it is right to your iOS device without downloading any third-party apps. To do this you need to follow below given steps.

Go to your stock phone app

Tap on the contact menu

Pick a contact you wish to block

The last option on their page “Bock this caller”

You will be prompted with a conformation popup and then choose bock contact.

After doing this, you will not receive phone calls, messages or facebook from contact on the block list

Note- The block contact will not disappear, you can unblock it also by using same process.

Note (for Indian Use Only):- There are a method to avoid Promotional call called DND (Do Not Disturb). You can block all types of promotional call from all SIM card providers in India by activate DND in Airtel, Idea, Vodafone, BSNL, MTNL, Telinor, JIO, Aircel, Reliance, DoCOMo etc. Read full article on How to Activate DND in any Indian SIM card

Block Unwanted or Spam Text Messages from Unknown Number on iPhone- 2nd Method

The above method is for that contact’s who is on your contact list, but this method does not Block Unwanted or Spam Text Messages from Unknown number like spammers or advertising agencies who sent you different offers and skims for their products to your number.

To Block Unwanted or Spam Text Messages from Unknown number you need to follow below given steps.

Go to the Messages App

Tap on the message from the spanner

Choose details on the top right corner

There will be phone icon and a letter “I” icon across from the number. Tap on the “I” icon

Scroll down t the bottom of the page and then tap a “Bock this caller”. Again, press Bock this caller. The number that you just blocked won’t be able to make any call, Text messages you.

Block Text Messages on iPhone From Setting- 3rd Method

To apply unknown Text messages block setting you need to go setting app from your App browser

Click on Phone then click on Block option

Under the bock option you can see all added contact from blocked, to add new tap on Add new option and add those contact number which you don’t want to receive any calls and text messages.

Block Unwanted Text Messages on Iphone by Register Your Number with the National Do not Call Registry – 4th Method

This is another useful method to avoid unwanted text messages on your iphone, you need to register national do not call registry. Go to the site

Enter the required details and press submit

After submitting they send the verification mail to your register mail ID. So, verify your mail ID by clicking the verification link. That’s it, this should help combat spam text messages.

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