How to Turn Message Blocking Off on Android

Kyle Wood

Android, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of turning message blocking off on your Android device. Whether you are experiencing difficulties receiving text messages or have accidentally enabled message blocking, we’ve got you covered.

Step 1: Open the Messaging App

To begin, unlock your Android device and locate the messaging app. Typically, this app is represented by an envelope icon and labeled as “Messages.” Tap on the app to open it.

Step 2: Access Message Settings

Once you are in the messaging app, look for the three-dot menu icon positioned either at the top or bottom of the screen. Tap on it to reveal a dropdown menu.

Note: On some devices, this icon may be replaced by a gear or settings icon.

Option 1: Top Menu Icon

If the menu icon is located at the top of your screen, tap on it and proceed to step 3.

Option 2: Bottom Menu Icon

If you find the menu icon at the bottom of your screen, tap on it and scroll through the options until you find “Settings” or “Options.” Tap on it to proceed to step 3.

Step 3: Locate Message Blocking Settings

Within the settings/options menu, search for a section related to message settings or blocking. The exact location may vary depending on your device’s manufacturer and operating system version.

Look for keywords such as “Blocked Contacts,” “Spam Protection,” or “Message Blocking. “

Step 4: Disable Message Blocking

Once you have found the message blocking settings, tap on them to access further options. Look for an option to disable or turn off message blocking and tap on it.

Step 5: Confirm and Exit

A confirmation dialog may appear to confirm your action. Read the prompt carefully and select “OK” or “Disable” to confirm that you want to turn off message blocking.

After disabling message blocking, you can now exit the settings menu and return to the messaging app.

Note: Keep in mind that the exact steps and terminology may vary depending on your Android device’s manufacturer and operating system version.


In this tutorial, we have shown you how to turn off message blocking on your Android device. By following these easy steps, you can ensure that you receive all incoming text messages without any interruptions.

Remember to explore your device’s settings if you encounter any difficulties locating the message blocking options.

We hope this guide has been helpful in resolving any issues related to message blocking on your Android device. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, please consult your device’s user manual or reach out to the manufacturer’s support team.

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