How to Block a Person in iMessage for Spam Messages - iPhone and iPad

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iMessage is the social network par excellence for iOS devices. If you buy a new Apple device, will have the iMessage app pre-installed with which you can communicate with your contacts in a very simple way. This application is very similar to WhatsApp, as it performs some very similar functions, as it is an instant messaging platform. 

Since iMessage is an instant messaging application, through it you can contact any user who has iMessage active on an iPhone or any other Apple device, as long as you have their phone number or iCloud email. It is for this reason that you may see yourself in the situation where you have been contacted by iMessage by a person you do not want to talk to, so you may find yourself in the need to block it, and that is exactly what we will teach you this time; how to block a person in iMessage

How can I filter iMessages from unknown senders?

filter messages in iMessage from unknown users, i.e. people you haven't added either in your contacts (phone number) or email, you need to go through a very simple process in the iMessage settings on your iPad, iPod or iPhone.

What you need to do to filter messages from unknown sources in iMessage is to go to the device settings and access the “Messages” section and enter. When you are in the message settings, you need to look for the "Message filter" section and activate the "Unknown filter" option.

Steps to prevent an iMessage user from sending you SMS

If you've already filtered a user's messages, but even so it hasn't stopped bothering you, because the most logical option you have is to block that user. Whenever you want block a person from iMessage you have to do a very quick and easy process.

To block a user from Apple Messages you must first log into the application from your device. Then you have to enter the chat with the person you want to block and click on their name. When the options menu is displayed, access the "information" section. As soon as the user's profile appears, click again where it says "information" and go to the end of that section where you will see the option "Block this contact" which will be written in red. Click on the option we just told you about and that would be; after which you will have already blocked that annoying contact. 

How can I report spam or spam in iMessage?

When the text messages from unknown people reach your iMessage, the application will automatically show you a warning under the message in question where you will have the ability to report it as spam or spam

This does not mean that once the message has been reported, the user will not be able to continue writing to you, as reporting it does not prevent the person from contacting you. If after reporting the message the user continues to annoy you and you want them to stop doing so, the option that remains is to block the user through the method we discussed in the previous point.  

How can I block contacts from other functions on my iPhone?

block a person from your device (phone number), FaceTime or Mail, you have to follow some steps, but we already anticipate that they are not complicated at all. 


When you want to block a person from your iPhone, i.e. block them so that they can't even call you, you will have to enter the Phone app and search in the recent or contacts section for the person you want to block. Go to "information" and go to "Block this contact".


To block a user on FaceTime, you must first log into the application from your Apple device. Find the conversation with the person you want to block, click the information icon, navigate to the end and click where it says "Block this contact".


If you want to block a person from Mail, you must first enter the application, find an email of the user you want to block and click on their name. When the list of options appears, look for what it says "Block this user" e premilo.

Where can I see which numbers or users I have blocked?

To see which contacts you have blocked on your Apple device, you have to go to the function settings where you want to check your blocked contacts. This means that if you want to see the contacts you have blocked in Phone then you need to go to the settings, then enter the phone and in the blocked contacts section you can confirm who you have blocked.

If you want to verify the same information, but in FaceTime, Messages or Mail, you have to perform the same procedure, but in the respective settings of each Apple function. That is, if you want to see the users blocked by FaceTime, go to the app settings and you need to do the same with Messages or Mail.

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