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.
Can I block text messages on my iPhone?
To block text messages from a single number on your iPhone open the Messages app and select a text message from the number you want to block. Then tap the profile icon > info > Info and select Block this Caller.
How do I block unwanted text messages on my iPhone?
Block messages from a specific person or numberIn a Messages conversation, tap the name or number at the top of the conversation, then tap. at the top right.Tap info.Scroll down, then tap Block this Caller.
Can you tell if someone blocks your texts?
If an Android user has blocked you, Lavelle says, “your text messages will go through as usual; they just wont be delivered to the Android user.” Its the same as an iPhone, but without the “delivered” notification (or lack thereof) to clue you in.
Why do I still get texts from blocked numbers?
When you block a contact, their texts go nowhere. The person whose number youve blocked wont receive any sign that their message to you was blocked; their text will simply sit there looking as though it were sent and not yet delivered, but in fact, it will be lost to the ether.