How to Block Text Messages on a Samsung Galaxy S7

To block text messages on a Samsung Galaxy S7, you will need to access Messages from any home screen. Then tap the Menu or MORE icon. Tap Settings and touch Block messages to select the check box. Tap Block list or Block number.

Manually enter the number and tap the + (plus sign) or you can also choose from the Inbox or Contacts list. Tap the back arrow if you are done to save the changes and exit. A detailed guide is also provided below. So read further for more information. 

There are times that we don’t want to read any spam messages on our phone’s inbox or even receive parts of it. You might also need some privacy from a certain person or number and don’t want to receive text messages from. Learn the basics on how to block their numbers by following the steps below. 


If you’re looking to block incoming texts from one or multiple numbers on your Galaxy S7 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 on Settings.
  3. Select Block messages.
  4. Tap on Block list.
  5. Here you can add numbers or contacts to your Block list. By doing so you will not be notified anymore when that person sends you a message, and their messages will not appear in your inbox anymore. If you wish to see your blocked messages, simply select Blocked messages as shown in the screenshot in step 4.

For a guide on how to block calls on your Samsung S7 click here.

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