Skip Nav
If You Try to Figure Out the Mistake in This Math Problem, It'll Make You Go Crazy
Geek Culture
Harry Potter Tattoos That Would Make J.K. Rowling Proud
Digital Life
Even If You Don't Know What Phubbing Is, You're Probably Doing It

Block Text Messages, Thanks to T-Mobile

Whether you receive waay too many annoying text messages from a spamming agency, or your ex feels the need to send 20 texts to you in the middle of the night, T-Mobile has come to the rescue by making it a breeze to block unwanted text messages.

If you're a T-Mobile customer, you can either block spam text messages or block text messages from a specific number thanks to T-Mobile's helpful new filtering service. Now you can say adiós to that crazy ex who just can't take a hint!

Join The Conversation
calliope calliope 9 years
I wish that Cingular had this. I have an ex who just won't quit!
alysun alysun 9 years
I would go nuts if I ever got spam texts. So its great to know that this is a new feature in case it ever happens!
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 9 years
now here's an idea i can't live without. my brother is always sending these ridiculous text messages. who told these yahoos it was okay to take their fwd spam from email to text messages anyway?
freegracefrom freegracefrom 9 years
Yeah, I've been getting spam text messages too and I have Verizon. It's so unfair that I have to pay for them! Grrr, cellphone companies.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 9 years
I have T-mobile in the UK and while I never liked their service in the States, I swear they've got the best deals (not to mention the friendliest customer service phone representatives who all happen to have Scottish accents LOL) over here - think I'll stick with them when I'm back in the US!
cindeerella cindeerella 9 years
i had sprint do this for me for years
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Another reason I'm psyched to have T Mobile.
StefaPie StefaPie 9 years
Ah, makes perfect sense. Sorry for being suspicious.
Tech Tech 9 years
StefaPie- Definitely not an ad! I am a T-Mobile customer so I was happy to learn this and wanted to share. Also loved the pink logo from the website so thought it would work perfectly for the story!
dzmartini dzmartini 9 years
OMG! When is Verizon going to get this? I'm having that issue right now where someone will not stop texting me even though I have asked them to stop harassing me! Verizon says the only way I can handle it is to change my phone number which is ridiculous to do!
StefaPie StefaPie 9 years
VirginMobile has always offered this service. It has come in handy in the past, and you can go in and add/remove from the list all you want. And btw, this looks like an ad for T-Mobile, I'm sure many more companies offer this service...
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Great idea. I hate those random text messages from people who don't know you at all. Now if I could block most callers too...:evil:
ladypenguin ladypenguin 9 years
Be sure to check if "blocking" the text messages means you also won't be charged for them! When I added my dad's phone to my Sprint plan a few years back, he started getting tons of spammy text messages right away, before he'd even given the phone # to anyone. I called Sprint right away and just asked them to block all text messages, since he wasn't going to be texting anyway. They did, but it took me four months to convince them to stop charging us for the spam text messages we weren't even receiving.
Grandma Sends Text Message to Wrong Number For Thanksgiving
Distracted Texting PSA Video
DIY Emoji Pumpkins
How Do I Reply to an Instagram Story?
From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds