Messages Unknown Contacts

From time to time I get a text in my Messages app from some unknown person. Sometimes it is just spam advertising. It really is annoying. It this is happening to you there is a relly easy fix that can remove most of this junk. Read on to rid of yourself of Messages spam!!

 

Lets do this on your iPhone. Go into Settings on your iPhone, scroll down and Tap on the Messages app:

Once you tap into the Messages app settings, scroll to the bottom. You are looking for “Filter Unknown Senders”:

Just toggle that setting to on (green) and you are good to go:

That’s all there is to it. I am not guaranteeing that you will never get another spam text message, but this has cut down on a bunch of that iPhone Messages crapware for me that is for sure.

Doug