Workaround for Blocking Spam Group Texts

Symptoms

  • Unwanted group text messages

Environment

  • Android Messages
  • Republic Anywhere

Resolution

  • Disable notifications for the group
    1. Tap and hold the group conversation
    2. Tap to disable notifications from this group

     

  • Add unknown individuals in the group as contacts to block them
    1. Tap the group conversation
    2. Tap the three vertical dots in the upper-right corner
    3. Tap Group details or People & options
    4. Tap a member of the group
    5. Tap add contact
    6. Tap create new contact
    7. Enter a name & tap the check mark in the upper right
    8. Tap on the saved contact within the group
    9. Tap  on the saved contact card
    10. Tap the three vertical dots in the upper-right corner
    11. Tap details
    12. Tap Block & report spam
    13. Tap OK

 

Additional Notes

Group texts cannot be blocked as a group. only the notifications can be disabled and individuals blocked. Please see: Is There a Way to Block Group Text Messages?

 

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