Spam text messages are generally not acceptable and it’s mainly unwanted advertisement sent by companies and individuals as text to different mobile phone numbers. These unwanted messages generate disturbances, especially when you are expecting an important message, the worst part of it is that most of them are always useless message with the aim to deceive or defraud the receiver.
For this reason I want to share with you how to stop spam text messages on your cell phone. The spammer’s aim of sending its useless messages is to get your personal information so that they can sell it to someone else or still make use of it by themselves. I have not forgotten the day I got a text message that I have won a huge amount of money and that I should call them to claim it immediately.
Spamming text messages is on high increase worldwide and it has generated a lot of problems. This is one of the reason it’s no longer wise to share your phone number on social networks; only give your number to those you know very well.
Ways To Stop Spam Text Messages On Phone
Below steps are to be followed to stop receiving spam text messages. I am sharing with you two best method to prevent this.
1. Message Setting: You can do this on your phone by following the instruction below, just copy those numbers you want to block.
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* Open your menu
* Go to messaging
* Click on the option or message settings
* Scroll down to “Spam message settings”.
* You will see options in the spam settings which includes
Register a numbers as spam. Register phrase as spam and Block unknown send. Register Number As Spam: Register numbers which will be blocked when they send you a message. Here you should enter all the numbers which you do not want to receive message from, any message send to you from these numbers, the message will be automatically blocked.
Register Phrase As Spam Message: Register phrases that will cause messages to be blocked. These are words you regard as spam words, any message that contains those words/phrase will be automatically blocked as spam message.
Block Unknown Message Sender : If you activate this option, it will automatically block messages from unknown senders. It’s important you leave this option to avoid blocking an important message from someone you didn’t know that may send to you but you can activate this if you doesn’t want to receive messages from people you doesn’t know.
2. Anti SMS Bomber: This android app will prevent repeated messages getting to your phone number from the sender.
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