Way to block a text sender?

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  1. ukycats

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    Is there a way to block texts from someone (something) not in your contacts?

    I keep receiving "spam" texts, but not from a traditional phone number (ex., 32347).

    Thank you!
     
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    I use app called call control. Blocks calls, texts, etc. I have it set to block all 855 area numbers and unaproved #text messages. I liked to old interface better but it still works as advertized.
     
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    Verizon used to let you block calls and apps from certain numbers. Also, many third-party texting apps will allow you to block texts from specific numbers as well as zinethar's recommendation.
     
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    Textra and Handcent both have blacklist capability. A text you don't want comes in, long press it on conversation screen, choose blacklist. Done.
    What's really cool is, might be my phone did it but, the ones I added on Handcent carried over to Textra when I switched text apps.

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    I use the verizon way, go to my verizon, block calls and messages, list up to 5 for free, if you want more you can buy more. Good for 90 days. Works for me.
     
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