1. Arelunde's Avatar
    Someone has my X's number and is sending text messages in another language. How can I block these incoming texts? (... besides just deleting them as they arrive.)
    09-12-2010 08:33 PM
  2. ifrankenberg's Avatar
    call verizon, they should place a block on the number for you.
    I did the same for my ex =)
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    09-12-2010 09:15 PM
  3. tech_head's Avatar
    Create a login and then add the number.
    I think you can have 5 for free.
    Beyond that you need to add usage controls for $4.99 a month.
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    09-12-2010 09:16 PM
  4. jeff1974w's Avatar
    Log onto my verizon.

    You can block text and calls for upto 5 numbers for free
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    09-12-2010 09:49 PM
  5. Stang68's Avatar
    I also think Handcent has a blacklist thing that blocks unwanted numbers.
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    09-12-2010 09:59 PM
  6. wildman's Avatar
    I use Call Blocker Elite, it does well with blocking calls and it reports to block text as well (But havent used text feature yet)..
    Check it out : Call Blocker Elite - Android app on AppBrain

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    09-12-2010 10:46 PM
  7. wildman's Avatar
    Quick search and found this for free... Call&SMS Filter at Call&SMS Filter - Android app on AppBrain

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    09-13-2010 12:01 AM
  8. Arelunde's Avatar
    Thank you all! Much appreciated!
    09-13-2010 01:40 PM
  9. cae2685's Avatar
    The downside to an app-based solution is that I believe the texts still technically get delivered to your phone, and then the app deletes them.

    Just something to consider if you're on a limited texting plan. Calling verizon to block the number doesn't cost anything, I had them block a former roommate who kept calling me just to harass me.
    09-13-2010 07:26 PM
  10. Arelunde's Avatar
    You are right. Tried an app. Blocked text, but it was still there on Verizon. Waiting to se if texter gets tired if no response. If not, will block on Verizon.
    09-13-2010 08:56 PM