How to Block Text Messages on Samsung Galaxy S8

To block text messages on Samsung Galaxy S8, go to Settings > Block messages and tap Block numbers. Enter the number you wish to block and tap the plus (+) sign. You can also choose from your Inbox or Contacts. Once done, tap the back arrow to exit.

You may need to perform these actions if there is a specific number or person that you wish to block. This is useful if you are receiving spam messages from a specific number and you wish to get rid of those text messages. Blocking incoming text messages may provide you some sort of privacy and peace of mind. 

For more information on how to block text messages on Samsung Galaxy S8, read further as I have mapped out specific details about the procedure. Feel free to follow them below. 


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If you’re looking to block incoming texts from one or multiple numbers on your Galaxy S8 then these are the steps you must follow:

  1. Go into your Messages app.
  2. Tap on “More” in the top right corner and tap Settings.
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  3. Tap on Block messages.
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  4. Tap on Block numbers.
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  5. Here you can add numbers or contacts to your Block list.
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  6. Once a number has been entered into your block list, you won’t receive or be notified of new messages from that number anymore.

For a guide on how to block a number from calling on your Samsung Galaxy S8 click here.

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