How to Block Text Messages on Samsung Galaxy S4

I think most of phone’s users have been picking a message because one of their favourite method to communicate with others. That is why no question if a lot of smartphones available now–such as with the Samsung Galaxy S4–have provided the stock Messaging app for their customers, so the user will be simpler if they wish to send or get a message in their phone without having to install the app first.

Apart from receiving and sending a message, the inventory Messaging program also allows you to block text messages from certain contact matches with the standards you have given before, block text messages contain with certain phrase as well as block text messages from unidentified senders. This of course will help you to keep your inbox clean from these unknown or unwanted text messages.

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How to remove or add a contact in the spam amount list?
Should you wish to block or unblock text message from particular contact, you can do so by following the step below:

1. Open Messaging app.
2. Tap the Menu key then select Settings.
3. Scroll down to the Spam message settings section.
4. Tick the box next to Spam settings to enable block text message feature.
5. Tap Add to spam numbers.
6. Tap Add button.
7. Tap Match criteria. Here you’ll see four options available, they are:
– Exactly the same as: this option allows you to enter the full phone number you wish to block.
– Starts with: this option allows you to enter the beginning of the phone number you wish to block.
– Ends with: this option allows you to enter the end of the phone number you wish to block.
– Includes: this option allows you to enter a part of the phone number you wish to block.
8. Type the phone number in the Enter number field according to the match criteria you’ve just selected. Or, tap the Contact icon to pick up the desired contact you wish to block from Logs or Contacts app.
9. Tap Save button.
10. All phone numbers and criteria you have added will be listed below the Add button.
11. To unblock blocked phone number or criteria, long tap the desired phone number or criteria and then select Delete. This will remove the selected blocked number or criteria from the spam number list.

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How to remove or add a phrases from your spam word list?
If you wish to block text message from contacts that you have not added to your Contacts program, you can do this by following the step under:

1. Open Messaging app.
2. Tap the Menu key then select Settings.
3. Scroll down to the Spam message settings section.
4. Tick the box next to Spam settings to enable block text message feature.
5. Tap Add to spam phrases.
6. Tap Add button.
7. Enter a phrase you wish to block in the Enter text field. As a note, it’s a case sensitive so it’ll different if you type “Dear” with “dear”.
8. Tap Save button followed by tapping OK button to confirm.
9. All blocked phrases will be listed below the Add button.
10. To unblock blocked phrase, long tap the desired phrase and then select Delete. This will remove the selected phrase from the spam phrase list.

How to block text message on Galaxy S4 from unknown sender?
If you wish to block text message from contacts you haven’t added to your Contacts app, you can do so by following the step below:

1. Open Messaging app.
2. Tap the Menu key then select Settings.
3. Scroll down to the Spam message settings section.
4. Tick the box next to Spam settings to enable block text message feature.
5. Tick the box next to Block unknown senders.

How to see all blocked messages?
Below are the step to do so:

1. Open Messaging app.
2. Tap the Menu key then select Spam messages. All blocked messages will be displayed here.

As information only, you won’t receive a notification or message form when a blocked message is received. They’ll be redirected into the spam message folder so your inbox will stay clean and you will not shed any received message. But, should you wish to block text messages with no log, I feel that there is should be an program available from the Google Play Store which has a feature to do so.

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