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Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Blocking SPAM SMS/MMS Messages [Tutorial]

By: Grace Gajetes-Hisona | Friday, November 7, 2014

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Don't want to get bothered with anymore spam messages on your new smartphone? We'll, why not block them in the first place? Read on to learn how to block incoming spam messages with this guide.

This content will help you block SMS and MMS messages on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 device. Read on to learn more.

The Galaxy Note 4 offers you with different methods to block incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) or mark them as spam. All you need is to configure some settings in the Messages application and get your new phone free from spams. Here's how.


A. Block using a text or picture message from the spam number


Follow these steps to block spam SMS/MMS from the spam number:

a. Tap on Messages from the Home screen.

b. Touch and hold the conversation thread from the number you want to block.

c. Now tap the Remove from spam icon located in the upper-right corner.

B. Block using the Settings menu


Follow these steps to block spam SMS/MMS using the Settings menu:

a. Tap on Messages from the Home screen.

b. Tap the Menu key to continue.

c. Tap to select Settings from the given options.

d. Tap on Spam Filter to select or mark the check box.

e. Now tap Add to spam numbers.

f. Next, tap the plus (+) sign.

g. You may choose to block a number by selecting the number from Contacts or by manually entering the number to block or mark as spam.

h. Tap on Save when finished.

If you've marked or tagged a number as spam unintentionally, then you can just unblock that number to allow incoming SMS or MMS from this number.

Here's how to unblock messages from a number on your Galaxy Note 4:


1. Tap Messages from the Home screen.
2. Touch and hold the conversation thread from the number you want to unblock.
3. Now tap the Remove from spam icon located in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Alternately, you can unblock messages using the Settings menu, just like what you did when you block a number. Here's how:

1. Tap Messages from the Home screen.
2. Tap the Menu key located on the upper-right corner of the screen.
3. Tap on Settings.
4. Tap on Spam filter to select or mark the check box.
5. Next, tap on Add to spam numbers.
6. Touch and hold on the number you want to unblock.
7. Tap on Delete to remove that number from the block list.
8. Tap OK to confirm action.

And that covers everything in this tutorial on how to block/unblock messages on your Galaxy Note 4 device. Hope this has shed some lights to you.

 

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