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Block 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 messages will also be in the block box.

  1. Tap home key > all apps icon > messages app icon Messages.
  2. Touch and hold a contact (or phone number) and tap block icon.
  • When the contact sends you messages, you will not see them in the messages screen or receive notifications and calls.
  1. To read messages from a blocked contact or number, on the Messages main screen, tap options icon > Archived.
  2. To see all contacts and numbers you blocked, tap options icon > Blocked contacts.

Note: To read messages from a blocked contact or number, on the Messages screen, tap options icon > Archived.

Unblock a Contact or Number

  1. Tap home key > all apps icon > messages app icon Messages.
  2. Tap options icon > Archived and tap the blocked contact (or phone number).
  3. Tap options icon > People & options, and tap Unblock.
  • The contact or phone number is unblocked and the conversation is moved back to the messages screen.