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How to Block SMS Spam on iOS 11

How to Block SMS Spam on iOS 11

IOS 11

SMS spam is something that contagion elegant much people who has an Indian SIM (subscriber identity module) card, and even those who live abroad. Be it frauds, asking you to buy shares in companies to double your wealth, or just your neighbourhood store sending promotional messages, these messages get more annoying by the day and not solely do they spam with notification, message texts additionally get in the method of i Message since Apple’s messaging also uses the similar Messages app.



This means that you’re better off getting rid of these spam messages. You could easily do this in iOS 9 but on iOS 10 that method stopped working. Your only option was to disable notifications for these messages manually. That’s completely quite a demanding task, but with iOS 11 mobiles, 3rd-party apps can help you get the job done completely quite easily. Previously you start blocking messages spam, you need to be aware that the 3rd party apps you use to solve this problem will be able to read your messages. If your privacy is very important to you, this could be an issue. Be sure to read the privacy policy of the app and see if the developer appears reliable and has other apps with good reviews as well. Note that this doesn’t affect iMessage in any way, as these apps can only read SMS and MMS messages.

 These steps will help you block spam texts on iOS 11


  •  Download an SMS spam blocking app (we’ve mentioned our favourites below).
  • Go to Settings > Messages.
  • Under Message Filtering, tap Unknown & Spam.
  • And select the spam blocking app you want to use.
  • SMS spam blocking apps on iOS 11.


There are a lot of messages spam blocking apps on the App Store and we used many  of them since the launch of  iOS 11 to figure out which ones work the best. These three apps are our favourites. There are SMS Shield, SMS Checker and VeroSMS.

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