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Created by bling, 826 days ago, 1214 views

How to block spam text on Android?
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koroleva821 days ago

Use true messenger.

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Walphai826 days ago

stuff the spam hole with your finger haha

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hijosdelinternetpuntocom826 days ago

first start with fastimizer to clean your phone out

then virus protectiong --get the paid version that actually protect you from malicious text.

third and this is a little tricky-- there is a wbesite called ok caller which check the origin of the phone call. Sometimes when I know it's spam and they are bothering too much. I text to them "police tracking this" and magically they stop, but you should only do this is there is no other alternative. It's the last resort

if you are still having trouble you can contact me.

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Konr34826 days ago

Hangouts app

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azzromyo826 days ago

Hi @bling
please read this:


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Cole823 days ago

The SMS-blocking situation for Android is a bit more complex than for iOS—although to be fair, it wasn't possible to block text messages on the iPhone at all until iOS 7 came around.

While the "stock" Messaging app won't let you block SMS spammers, there's a plethora of apps on the Google Play store that'll do the job...or used to, anyway.

Working in tandem with the standard Messaging app, third-party SMS-blocking apps (like SMS Filter or Mr. Number) let you create and manage what's called a "blacklist"—that is, a list of phone numbers that you don't want to hear from again. Other anti-spam apps, like Postman and Spam Blocker, will go ahead and flag suspected SMS spam.

But thanks to a new restriction in the latest version of Android—namely, that only one app at a time may tap into your SMS messages—many of these handy SMS spam-blocking apps have been rendered useless.

Now, it's very possible that your particular Android phone hasn't been updated to Android "KitKat" yet, in which case you're free to shop around for a dedicated SMS blocking app.
how to block sms spam android
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In Android, you can block SMS Spam using Google Hangouts (shown here) or a third-party app.

To find out, tap Settings, "About phone," then check the number that's listed under "Android version." If the number is 4.3 or below, your phone isn't running on KitKat yet.

Is your phone's Android version listed as 4.4 or above? If so, you're using KitKat, and your device will need a new default messaging app that's capable of blocking SMS spam.

Luckily, there are plenty of third-party messaging apps on Google Play that fit the bill, such as EvolveSMS (a slick app that boasts its own blacklist feature) and the aptly named SMS Blocker (which automatically detects and block "suspected" SMS spam).

Another alternative is Google's own Hangouts app, which not only sends and receives standard SMS messages but lets you place spammers on a "blocked" list.

Here's how to block SMS spam with Hangouts on your KitKat-enabled phone.

If it isn't sitting on your phone already, download and install Hangouts from the Play Store.

Tap Settings, tap "More" under the Wireless & Networks heading, then tap "Default SMS app."

You should now see a list of apps on your phone (including Hangouts) capable of handling your SMS messages. Tap Hangouts, then head back to your phone's home screen.

Launch Hangouts—and as you do, you should notice that the app automatically imports all your old text messages. See a rogue, spammy-looking SMS in your inbox? Open it, tap the three-dot menu button in the top corner of the screen, then tap "People & options."

Tap "Block [number]" under the Hangout Options heading. Done!

Want to see all the numbers that you've blocked? Tap the three-dot menu button again, tap Settings, SMS, then tap "Blocked numbers" to see the blacklist. Change your mind about a specific caller on the list? Tap the "Unblock" button next to their name.

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nino2018821 days ago

Hi @bling
How to Block Android Text Messages


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vinvanhorn734 days ago

By the way, for anyone who wants to block text messages on their iPhones, feel free to read this guide.

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