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When will message plus have a block capability similar to the capability of Samsung Messages, and most others>
newvalve
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Most messaging apps these days have a block capability - similar to what the phone provides for calls.  Verizon says I can block messages, but only from 5 numbers thru the "My Verizon" app - this is pretty lame.  At any given time I have 20-50 numbers blocked on my phone due to spam calls, and while I get much less spam text, I have no reason to believe 5 is anywhere near enough.  When will message plus, an otherwise very useful messaging app get a block capabilty?

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vzw_customer_support
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newvalve,

I understand wanting to have the ability to block any unwanted contact. Let's look into this together. What make and model phone do you have? Are you only wanting to block a contact from messaging you? A number of phones allow you to block calls and text on the block list. 

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newvalve
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Brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

I'm only asking that message plus be fully competitive with other messaging programs.

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Ann154
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The blocking capability might be included in the dialer application on the Note 8.

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vzw_customer_support
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Newvalve,

I certainly understand the benefit of being able to block as many numbers as you can. That's great that you have the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8. I looked through the features of your phone and see that if you were to add a number to the block list via the phone app, it will indeed prevent text messages from coming through. Below is a link that will walk you through adding a number to the block list on your phone:
https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/samsung-galaxy-note8/simulator/?&utm_medium=carrier#FEATURE_...
Does this help?
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Nuro
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The Google Messages app does this also.  In the app you can chose to block a number that texts you.  This is separate from the Google Dialer and call blocking.

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