How do I block or unblock numbers from sending me a text message?

Last modified : Jun 12. 2018
Blocking number

You can stop a certain number from texting you through the settings of your phone. You can also block all unknown numbers from sending you a text message. Select one of the below options to find out how: 

How to block or unblock numbers via settingsClick to Expand
1 Tap on Messages.
Tap on <b>Messages</b>
2 Tap on More Options (the three dots) > Settings.
Tap on <bSettings</b>
3 Tap on Block numbers and messages.
Tap on Block numbers and messages
4 Tap on Block numbers.
Tap on <b>Block numbers</b>
5 Enter the number that you want to block and then tap on the + icon.

Please note: you can also add numbers that are in your contact list by tapping on the Contacts icon. 

Tap the <b+</b> icon
6 You will no longer receive calls and text messages from this number.
Confirmation prompts appears

You can unblock the number by following the below steps: 

1 Tap on the - icon next to the number you want to unblock.
Confirmation prompts appears
2 You can now receive calls and text from this number again.
Unblock a number

How to block or unblock numbers via conversationClick to Expand
1 Tap on Messages.
Tap on <b>Messages</b>
2 Tap on the conversation which you would like to block.
Tap on Conversation
3 Tap on More Options (the three dots) > Block number.
Tap on More Options > Block Number
4 Confirm you understand that you will no longer be receiving calls or messages from this number by tapping on OK.
Tap on Confirm
5 You will no longer receive calls and text messages from this number.
Confirmation prompts appears

You can unblock the number by following the below steps: 

1 Tap on Unblock number.
Unblock
2 You can now receive calls and text from this number again.
Unblock a number

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