How to Block a Number on Android Text

Alicia Santos

Android, Tutorials

Are you tired of receiving unwanted texts and calls from a particular number on your Android device? Well, worry no more! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of blocking a number on Android Text.

Step 1: Open the Messaging App

To get started, open the messaging app on your Android device. This can usually be found in your app drawer or on your home screen.

Step 2: Select the Conversation

Next, locate and select the conversation with the number you wish to block. This will open up the conversation thread.

Step 3: Access Additional Options

Now, tap on the three-dot menu icon located in the top-right corner of the screen. This will open a dropdown menu with additional options.

Step 4: Block the Number

In the dropdown menu, select “Block [number]” or “Block contact”. A confirmation message may appear, asking if you want to block this number. Confirm by tapping “OK” or “Block”.

Note:

If you are using a different messaging app than stock Android Text, these steps may vary slightly. However, most messaging apps follow a similar process for blocking numbers.

Alternative Method: Blocking from Contacts

If you have saved the number as a contact on your device, there is an alternative method to block it:

Step 1:

Open your Contacts app and find the contact associated with the number you want to block.

Step 2:

Select the contact to open its details page.

Step 3:

Tap on the three-dot menu icon located in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 4:

In the dropdown menu, select “Block number” or “Block contact”. Confirm the action if prompted.

Unblocking a Number

If you ever change your mind and want to unblock a number, follow these steps:

Step 1:

Open the messaging app on your Android device.

Step 2:

Access the three-dot menu icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 3:

Select “Settings” or “Options” from the dropdown menu.

Step 4:

Scroll down and find “Blocked numbers” or a similar option. Tap on it.

Step 5:

A list of blocked numbers will appear. Locate the number you want to unblock and tap on it.

Step 6:

A confirmation message will appear. Select “Unblock” or confirm by tapping “OK”.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to block and unblock a number on Android Text. Now you can enjoy a more peaceful messaging experience without unwanted disturbances!

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