Whoever is sending you a spam text message is likely trying to defraud you. Most spam text messages arent coming from another phone. Theyre often originating from a computer and being delivered to your phone — at no cost to the sender — via an email address or an instant messaging account.
Why do I keep getting these random text messages?
Usually, these random messages are the product of a misdialed number or a lag in cell service, and other times, its spam from mailing lists and bots that floods your inbox with junk. Click or tap here to learn how to block spam texts on Android. If you received one of these mysterious messages, dont panic.
Why do I keep getting spam texts iPhone?
You might sometimes receive spam text messages on your iPhone. They can be really difficult to permanently block, since spammers can use multiple numbers to keep getting messages into your iPhones inbox. Tap Messages. Turn on the feature under Message Filtering called Filter Unknown Senders.
How do you block text messages on a basic phone?
How to block text messages on AndroidStart the Messages app and tap a message that you want to block.Tap the three-dot menu at the top right of the screen.In the drop-down menu, choose Details.On the Details page, tap Block & report spam.More items •30 Jul 2020
How do I stop receiving texts from a certain number?
Start the Messages app and tap a message that you want to block.Tap the three-dot menu at the top right of the screen.In the drop-down menu, choose Details. Tap Details in the dropdown menu. On the Details page, tap Block & report spam.On the pop-up, choose whether you want to report the text messages as spam.31 Jul 2020