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This is how you block a phone number in Google Messages

Do you ever receive suspicious text messages? Then there is a criminal spamming you. Do you want to block this sender, or anyone else who is harassing you through text messages? Androidworld explains in simple steps how to block a phone number in Google Messages.

Block phone number in Google Messages

Thanks to dangerous FluBot malware, in 2021 we had to deal with countless text messages with a fake track & trace app from ‘DHL’. The malware could be installed on the phone via the link in the text message. Blocking such a telephone number is one of the first things you do. In addition to discarding the message itself. In addition, there may be people like your ex who harass you through text messages. Then you can block their phone number, but you can also block them in Messages.

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Step-by-step plan: block someone’s messages in Messages

Want to block someone’s messages in Messages. Then you can follow the following steps:

  1. Open the Messages app
  2. On the home screen, long press the conversation you want to block
  3. Tap the three dots at the top right and then tap To block -> OK

You can optionally check the box Report spam check if you think the message is from a spammer.

Step-by-step plan: Unblock a call

Do you want to unblock a number? Then follow these steps:

  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Open the side menu via the three lines and tap Spam and blocked
  3. Select a contact from the list
  4. Tap on Unblock

Unblocking a contact removes the spam report and returns the conversation to the home screen.

This is how you block a phone number in Google Messages

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