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Is it possible through a setting or an app to receive only text messages and not phone calls?

Specifically I have an Samsung galaxy s3

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Not tested: you could disable the Dialer, go to Settings > Applications > Phone (or possibly 'dialer') and disable. Not a great work around. You could route it to your Google Voice mail if you have that set up. You could use a blacklist app:… or… and see if you can block only calls... Let me know if anything suits or works and I'll expand a fuller answer. – RossC Apr 17 '14 at 10:44

Not sure about the Galaxy S3, but my S5 has the option to disable just the calls. Open the Dialer → Settings → Call → Call → Rejection → Auto rejection mode →All incoming calls.

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