Smartphone users often get unwanted messages repeatedly. It is undeniable that the spam message is unwanted and often times disturbs the user.
Blocking Spam Messages is Tiring Manually, but Make it easy with Truecaller!
Well, if you get a lot of spam messages on your cellphone, you may be thinking of ways of blocking spam messages, and it is actually quite easy to do so! You only need the help of a special application to prevent spam on Android phones.
Here are the recommendations for you, as quoted by iNews.id from Makeuseof on Monday (02/09/2019).
The same company behind Truecaller also has an application called Truemessenger. This application can effectively blocking spam messages in your SMS inbox.
However, since Truecaller version 8.0, the main application has all the features of Truemessages combined. Now Truecaller can now also block spam messages on your mobile.
By installing Truecaller on an Android phone, you get a dialer replacement and an SMS application that searches for unknown numbers with names from their database.
Along with identifying the sender, Truecaller also shows how many users report spam SMS from certain contacts. Remarkably, the application automatically blocks top spammers from contacting you.
This automatic defense layer makes Truecaller one of the best SMS spam blockers for Android. If you receive a spam SMS message, click Block and be sure to report spam at the end of the conversation.
Then, if the ‘Notification for blocked SMS’ option in Settings is turned off, you will never see notifications from that contact again. You can also easily block the sender using the quick action shortcut in the text messages notification.
When using Key Messages, the application will automatically scan your incoming contacts and identify any spam text messages. The application will hide spam messages from your inbox.
Similar to the block list, the application also has a whitelist for the sender, number list, and words that you can set to allow on your inbox. This method makes Key Messages the best way to block spam text messages without accidentally involving your friend’s number.
The app is available only for Android.
You can backlist SMS messages that are present from certain numbers or names. You can also backlist words, which are useful to avoid getting messages from certain companies.
Just enter the name in the list, and you will never hear from them again. If some spam gets in, you can report spam text by tapping the three dots option located at the top right of each conversation.
Interestingly, messages caught by the application will be logged, so you can check legitimate messages from friends or family that might have been accidentally blocked.
Unfortunately, the app is for Android only.