How to Block Messages on iPhone

block-spam-on-iphone“I always puzzled with the spam messages on my iPhone from time to time. It would be annoying. How can I block these messages and do not receive them any more?”

Spam messages on iPhone would be annoying. The good news is that there is the methods for you to block these messages on iPhone. In this post, we will share two ways to introduce you how to block messages on iPhone.

Method 1: Block the Contact Directly from the Messages

If you have the message handy, the easiest way to block a particular sender is directly from the message itself. The built-in Block feature in the iPhone contacts allows you block a phone number from calling, sending text messages, or even facetiming you. The process is really simple and it can be found right on your iPhone without downloading third-party applications or connecting the device to a computer.

1.Go to your stock Phone app

2.Tap on the Contacts menu

3.Pick a person you wish to block

4.The last option on their page should say “Block this Caller”

5.You will be prompted with a confirmation popup and then choose Block Contact


Once you do this, you will not receive phone calls, messages, or FaceTime from people on the block list.

Method 2: Block Messages from Unknown on iPhone

The above method works really well for people in your Contacts list. However, it doesn’t have any effects on those spammers or advertising agencies who try to send different promotions and offers for their products to your number.

For these unknown contacts, we also have the method to block them.

1.Go to the Messages app

2.Tap on the message from the spammer

3.Choose details on the top right hand corner

4.There will be phone icon and a letter “i” icon across from the number. Tap on the “i” icon

5.Scroll down to the bottom of the page and then tap on Block this Caller


How to Recover Deleted Spam Messages on iPhone

If you accidentally deleted some useful messages as spam messages, there is still have the chance to get them back. When it comes to iPhone Messages recovery, it is necessary need the help of iRefone. As the professional iOS data recovery tool, this software could recover deleted messages directly from iPhone, as well as iTunes and iCloud backup. Besides messages, other data like notes, contacts, call history, photos, whatsapp, wechat and more. Plus, it enables you to preview data in the software before recovery. It is fully compatible with nearly all iOS devices like iPhone X/7(Plus)/6s(Plus)/SE/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4; iPad Pro/Air/Mini; iPod Touch 5/4.

1. Run iRefone and connect your iPhone with computer, then the software will detect the device automatically. Click “Start” to go on.

2.Then you will enter the interface to ask you choose the data you need to scan. Choose the icon of Messages and start the process of analysis and scanning your iPhone.

Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the messages on your iPhone will be displayed in the software, including these deleted spam messages. You could preview them one by one and choose what you need to recover to PC or directly back to your device.