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Louise134
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Registered: ‎19-05-2011
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blocking texts and calls from certain numbers???

hi there.

i keep receiving messages from an unknown number that are advertising things and such, is there any way i can block these??

 

i dont even know how they got my number :s

 

thanks.

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AnnS
Posts: 11,963
Registered: ‎25-03-2008

Re: blocking texts and calls from certain numbers???

Unfortunately there is no way to block unwanted spam texts on the network.  Spam text like the one you are receiving, would be sent out by a computer to random numbers.

 

The best thing is to ignore and delete the text, do not reply or they will know they have a genuine mobile number and will will then receive further spam texts.

Ann
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Louise134
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎19-05-2011

Re: blocking texts and calls from certain numbers???

omg, i hope they stop. they are so annoying.

 

thank you very much :smileyhappy:

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SynthFG
Posts: 2,878
Registered: ‎24-11-2009

Re: blocking texts and calls from certain numbers???

you could always sign up to TPS

It won't stop the texts but should reduce the calls

http://www.tpsonline.org.uk/tps/faq.html


Note I do not work for voda, Nor now am I a customer
My advice comes from experience and my opinions are my own
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madmondeoman
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Registered: ‎30-06-2011

Re: blocking texts and calls from certain numbers???

You can download a trial of iBlocker Lite which will allow you to block 3 numbers for free.

 

You can also look at the Firewall settings on your BB as you can block txts etc there :smileyhappy:

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raymartin52
Posts: 95
Registered: ‎16-02-2011

Re: blocking texts and calls from certain numbers???

Try Advanced Call Manager - it's a free download from Blackberry Apps World. Easy to set up and does what it says on the tin.
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