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Block unwanted text messages on iPhone
Take a look at how you can block unwanted messages from known or unfamiliar numbers on your iPhone.
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Messaging app on iPhone
Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus
Estimated Time: <1 minute
Expected Outcome: Number is blocked so no further messages can be delivered from it.
Tools Required: Apple iPhone that is on current software version
Steps to Perform
- Pull up the Messaging app
- Click on the message/number you want to block
- Look at the number at the top of the message and click the arrow next to it or the word 'Details' if that's available
- Select the blue icon that looks like an 'i' with a
- circle around it at the top right
- Hit the same icon on the next screen that comes up
- Scroll to the very bottom and select "Block this Caller"
- Select it again when the confirmation pop-up comes up