Questions tagged [sms-blocking]

Questions on how to block certain (or all) SMS messages.

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How to block a person's number and send automatic responses to its call/text attempts?

I want to put someone on a blacklist so I can't see when he calls me or what messages he sends to me. This is the easy part. But I also want some custom text messages to be automatically sent to him ...
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How to block Spam SMS messages from contacts without number?

I receive spam from "Bubbleroom" contact without contact details after pressing three dots regularly. I am thinking how you can block messages from "no phone number" and such cases. Those messages ...
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How to block spamming SMS

I am using a MOTO-G6 and it runs on Android-8.0.0. the default SMS app is Google-Messages. I am getting tons of annoying spam SMS from contacts with no numbers. It just shows a name for example: ...
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Is there a widget or something I can go with IFTTT to block and unblock a contact?

I have a friend that says some pretty bad things about certain people pretty often and a lot of the time I am around those people while he's sending me those messages. I just want a button/widget I ...
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S7 Edge Messaging App Cannot Block a number that is not a contact

I can block a number that is a contact such as my mum. But I cannot block numbers by companies such as my network proviser Three. By block I mean stop receiving annoying text messages, It is not ...
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How can I block or auto-delete incoming blank/empty SMS/MMS messages?

I am looking for an app (or any method really) that will catch incoming text messages that are blank and automatically delete or block them. Blocking the number/contact it comes from is not an option ...
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Is there a way to auto-reply to blocked SMS messages?

I wish to block numbers from text messaging me, but with an auto-reply. I tried every single suggestion here and other places and for one reason or another, they would not do this for me. The built in ...
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App cannot be installed on Xperia Z3

I found an Android chess app with network here but I can't install it. For an unknown reason, the installation requires the program to be able to send SMS. When I try to install this app (I trust ...
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Reject carrier calls, accept SIP calls

I've gone the route of a data only plan (tablet plan) on my smart phone and am using the services of a VOIP provider. Things are going nicely, just trying to iron out a few details. When you order a ...
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Completely block someone on Huawei P20 Pro

Can someone please tell me how to totally block a number so I don't see their messages and calls in the blocked section in phone manager. I have disabled notifications but I just want him completely ...
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MIUI blocks random SMS

TL,DR: New phone Xiaomi Redmi 5 (german provider) Magisk and TWRP installed, ROM completely stock MIUI Global 10.1.2.0 (Android Nougat 7.1.2) does not receive every SMS / 50% loss My girlfriend has ...
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Delivery of SMS from blocked contact

I would appreciate if someone could please let me know about the following: When I block SMS messages from a contact and then eventually unblock it, then will I see all the messages that have been ...
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Unable to view messages from one person

I'm receiving most text messages as would be expected, but it would seem one person in particular is unable to reach me. I am receiving the messages. I have the notifications telling me that I have ...
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How to block all messages and calls from any numbers?

I want to block all kinds of messages and calls from any numbers that come into my tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, rooted), but I still want to have mobile data available. What should I do?
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SMS with alphanumeric sender discarded

I am working in a company where we host a server to send SMS to mobile phone providers. We have several customers each day who cannot receive SMS we deliver to them because their Android SMS app ...
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How can I block texts on android 4.4.4 (Moto G)?

I'm always getting spam texts and I am sick of regularly losing a couple seconds of my life to these assholes when I hear the message sound and check my phone. How can I block them? I would prefer ...
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Is there an app like Touchwiz Blocking Mode?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I want the features of Touchwiz Blocking Mode. I have done lots of googling but can find only spam call and text blockers. I want this functionality to block all ...