How to Block Text Messages On Verizon?


It’s always a different experience when you are using Verizon messages. But, over a period of time, you may get interrupted by unwanted text messages like spam advertisements. Moreover, you are bound to receive messages from your favorite friends. So, you can always use the account to block cell numbers, domains and email addresses. This is one of the best options offered to those who opt for Verizon wireless mode of communication.

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How to Block a Message Through the Verizon App?

Step 1: Log into the online account, the one you had already created with Verizon. You can easily enter through the online website.

Step 2: Go to the ‘My Services’ link and select ‘Verizon Safeguards’ from the options that are displayed on the screen.

Step 3: Select ‘Spam Controls’ followed by ‘Internet Spam Blocking’.

Step 4: Enter the desired number you wish to block. You should type in the digits in the ‘Device Number’ field.

Step 5: Click ‘Save’ for blocking the contact.

Step 6: If there’s any other number, then you should repeat the steps mentioned above.

Well, the above procedure is suitable for blocking picture messages, emails, and unwanted text.

How to Block Calls Using the Verizon’s Family Base?

If you wish to block as much as 20 contacts every month, then you have to pay as little as $5. You can also keep a track of minutes and the limit, for 10 different devices. The option is actually used to block domestic and international calls. It’s applicable for unrestricted, unavailable and private numbers.

Step 1: Navigate to the Verizon’s Family Base page. Select the ‘Controls’ option along with ‘Blocked Contacts’.

Step 2: Trace the line to which you wish to block calls and click ‘Add Blocks’.

Step 3: Enter the contact details and then select the number followed by the option ‘Add’.

Step 4: From the drop down box, select if it’s an email address or the screen name. Later, click ‘Add’.

Step 5: Finally, when you have clicked ‘Add Blocks’ check the box ‘Block Restricted, Unavailable & Private Numbers’. Proceed further with the ‘Add’ option.

Hope this guide has helped you in a better way. Do share the article with your friends who are annoyed with unnecessary messages.

Hardip Koradia

Written by Hardip Koradia

Hardip Koradia is a pro tech blogger with years of experience in writing resourceful articles on different tech topics like mobile apps, PCs, gadgets, software, how to guides, etc. His passion for technology inspired him to start Techbylws, a growing tech blog.