How To Stop Spam Text On Android 2023

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Here’s how to stop spam texts on android. Every day is getting tons of SMS, which lead to phishing, and promotional offers, and recently T-mobile users were getting all phishing SMS/text on their smartphone.

I’m Kunal. This is a Tutorial article on; How to Stop spam SMS on android. In other words, I’m going to tell you the best way to stop spam text messages on android. Yes, you can follow this on any android device.

Also, I will tell you a secret in the end. This might also help you detect all the spam texts and save money, storage & time.

How To Stop Spam Text On Android

Let’s dive into the tutorial to stop all the spam text or SMS on any android device.

1. Use Messages from Google

google messages app image from play store

Messages app by google is a powerful app; why? Because Google has the most extensive database. This app can detect Spammy text or phishing SMS. Moreover, it will alert you too when you open these texts.

A recent incident happened with my friend where he was going to click on a link. Believe me or not, his whole bank account can be whipped out by clicking on it. Also, he’s not using an Antivirus; by the way, do you know that Do antivirus apps are important. Click here to figure it out.

Here are a few screenshots that will tell you about spam messages & help you to detect any links in texts.

Spam texts messages
Spam messages on my phone.

2. Turn on the Spam filter

All smartphones have one feature which helps users to filter all the spam texts on android, just like the Gmail app did. So, below is how to turn on spam protection or filters on an android messages app.

How to Turn On Spam Protection

  • Open messages app.
  • Tap on three dots, then select settings.
  • In settings, tap on “Spam Protection.”
  • Here turn on the spam protection.
settings of spam protection
spam protection

ATTENTION Please: Do you ever thought how secure & private your conversations are? The truth is they are not! Here are Secret Messaging apps.

3. Use Antivirus & Spam detector app

If you haven’t known whether antiviruses are necessary, read this first. Read it.

There are tons of antiviruses available on the play store & recently, seven antivirus & cleaner apps have been detected by the play store & being removed because all they have is a new form of phishing virus that can access your bank account & even can make transactions!

I know it sounds too dangerous, But here are a few safer options for an antivirus app.

Safe Antivirus app to detect spam messages.

  1. Kaspersky
  2. Norton
norton anitvirus app
Kaspersky antivirus app image

However, you can also use a call detector app to detect spam texts on android.

Spam Text Messages Detect

Below are some of the safest & privacy-centric spam detection apps.

1. TrueCaller
truecaller spam text blocker app

Truecaller is one of the finest apps for detecting spam texts on android; this app is free but with ads.

They have the pro version, too, but I suggest you use the basic one.

2. SMS Blocker, Message Block App – Key Messages

SMS spam blocker app

This is an award-winning app I recently encountered while surfing the google play store.

How to detect a Spam text or Spam message on Android

Yes, I already showed you some apps & steps to follow to stop spam messages on android, but what if the apps failed? Would you regret now when the bird devoured the field? So, here’s how to keep yourself safe.

1. Don’t click on links

In 2020 My friend applied for Harward & waiting.

Then suddenly, “Kolex’ got a message from Harvard that he got a scholarship but as said in a text! He was pretty surprised. He texts back to them then they ask for money and send him a link to pay.

Very dangerous, at this point, he called me seven and told me everything, so I said it was a pure scam. Harvard is never gonna send a payment link.

The moral of the story is Don’t click on links, especially on the ones that are short like this one;

https://bit.ly/3v6XXjl


https://bit.ly/3K8KZpC

Or avoid clicking on links like that because you don’t know where they can lead you. So, avoid clicking links!

2. Don’t be greedy

Do you remember when Tom became greedy & wanted jerry? Here’s how they play without emotion. The easiest way to detect any spam text is by just reading it. All spam text messages have one thing in common, Right? They target your greed points, mainly containing winning prizes, lottery, free jobs, recharges, and promo codes. All spam text has free things in common.

So, You have to avoid all those messages which have something greedy. By the way, they send you SMS because they have an extensive database of phone numbers to send those phishing messages.

Conclusion

I hope you found this helpful article. I had my personal experience & tragedies with android’s spam text messages. I daily receive 10-18 spam texts on my device.

How? Because my number is in many sales pitchers or spammer’s databases. Yes, I blocked them, but still, they sell their databases.

Today I showed you how to stop spam texts on android or stop spam messages on android.

Q: Why am I getting spam text messages?

Ans: Getting spam messages is a sign that your number is in the databases of many sales pitchers or spammers who use the number for mass spamming with links, free offers, jobs, and cash/lottery. Avoid clicking on the links which are shortened.

Q: Why am I getting spam texts all of a sudden?

Ans:  If you recently started getting spam texts, your number is probably being leaked. Some companies buy & sell the user’s data which causes this. If you’re getting spam texts all of a sudden & if texts are OTPs, then someone you know is using an SMS bomber, which is used to annoy someone.

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Kunal Kashyap

Kunal Kashyap

Hey, It’s Kunal; I'm a professional writer and problem solver. I mainly write about Android OS, apps or games, or even tutorials to troubleshoot your errors and games. I’ve been making content since 2017. I started as a YouTuber now I’m a Blogger.

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