Blocking unwanted messages

Declutter your Messages screen by moving spam messages from contacts to the block box. If you have blocked a contact, that contact's text or picture messages will also be in the block box.
  • Open the Messages app, press and hold a contact (or phone number) and tap Block contact.
  • To block multiple contacts, tap Menu icon > Block contacts, select the contacts, and tap Block.
When the contact sends you messages, you will not see them in the Messages screen or receive notifications and calls.
To read messages in the block box, on the Messages screen, tap Dropdown icon > Block.
  • To remove messages or contacts from the block box, press and hold the contact (or phone number) and tap Unblock.
  • To completely discard future messages from blocked contacts, tap Menu icon > Settings > General, and then clear the Save block message option.
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