Android: Block Text Messages From Specific Person [ Tutorial ]

learn how to block Text Messages From Specific Person on Android devices.

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If you are an Android user and want to block texts from a specific person who is giving you headaches, you have come to right place. I’ve prepared a step by step tutorial on how to block Text Messages From Specific Person on Android.

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You can block anyone through block list in your messaging settings, also you can use third party apps to do so. Let’s start with the stock messaging app.

I am using Samsung Galaxy Note 5 running Android 6.0, so in older version settings may be not as in Android 6.0.

  • Open messaging app on your Android device.
  • Tap on more.
  • Tap on Settings.
  • Tap on Block messages.
  • You’ll see three options, Block List, Blocked Phrases and Blocked messages,Tap on Block List.
  • There you have to enter the number of the specific person whom you want to block, in order to not receive any message from him/her.
  • Once you have selected the number, tap on + icon.

All Done .

Option 2:

  • Download and install Handcent SMS.
  • Now tap on menu,  located on upper left corner.
  • Tap on Gear icon.
  • Tap on “Security & privacy” > “Manage blacklist“.
  • Tap on + icon, There you have to enter the number of the specific person whom you want to block, in order to not receive any message from him/her.

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