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Blocking text messages

Blocking text messages

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Addiyanni
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Blocking text messages

How to block text messages...it used to be easy but now too complicated. Please really need to know asap. Thanks

 

 

 

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Re: Blocking text messages

Solved by Fido Employee Fidocares12
Hi

There is another way if the above option doesn't work for you can text the word xtreme to 4716 go to the provided link then go to text blocker and enter the number that way as well Smiley
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FidoKevin
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Hey Addiyanni! How are you today? Welcome to our community forums!

 

Are you looking to block text messages from a particular contact?



Also which phone do you want to do it on Android or Apple?

 

 

Android 6

 

  1. Go into Messages, then tap on "More" in the top right corner and select More -> Settings
  2. Go into Block messages/Spam filter
  3. Tap on Manage spam numbers
  4. Here you can add any numbers or contacts you wish to block you can also block by phrase.

 

 

 

Android 5

 

  1. Open “Messaging“.
  2. Press the “MenuMenu icon icon located at the upper-right corner.
  3. Select “Blacklist“.
  4. Set “Blacklist” to “On“, then select the plus (+) to add a person to block.
  5. Type the number you wsih to block. Check “Block incoming calls” and/or “Block incoming messages” as desired, then select “OK“.
  6. If you wish to remove a number from Blacklist, select the number, then choose “Delete“.


Hi

There is another way if the above option doesn't work for you can text the word xtreme to 4716 go to the provided link then go to text blocker and enter the number that way as well Smiley