iMessage is an essential social network for iOS devices. If you buy a new Apple device, The iMessage application will be pre-installed with this you can communicate very easily with your contacts. This application is very similar to WhatsApp in that it performs some very similar functions as it is an instant messaging platform.
Since iMessage is an instant messaging app, you can contact anyone with an active iMessage on your iPhone, or any other device active on all other Apple devices, as long as you have their phone number or iCloud email. Therefore, you may see yourself in a situation where a person you don’t want to talk to has contacted you with iMessage, so you’ll find yourself instead blocked and that’s what this time will teach you; how to block a person in iMessage.
How do I filter out iMessages from unknown senders?
For filter messages from unknown users in iMessage, that is, people you haven’t added to or in your contacts (phone number) or email, you have to do a very easy process in iMessage settings on your iPad, iPod, or iPhone device.
All you have to do to filter messages from unknown sources in iMessage is go to your device settings and go to “Messages”. When you are in the message settings, you need to search for the section “Message filter”, and turn on the “Unknown filter” option.
Procedure to prevent iMessage from sending text to a user
If you’ve filtered a user’s messages, but still don’t let them worry you, the most logical option you have is to block that user. Whenever you want block a person from iMessage you have to do a very simple and quick process.
To block a user from Apple messages, you must log in to the app from your device. Then you need to chat with the person you want to block and click on their name. When the options menu is displayed, enter the “information” section. As soon as the user’s profile appears, click on “information” again and navigate to the end of that section where you will see the option “Block this contact” which will be written in red. Click on the option we just told you about and that would be it; then you will already block that annoying contact.
How do I report spam or spam in iMessage?
When text messages from strangers arrive in your iMessage, the app will automatically show you which message is below the message you may report it as spam or unwanted.
This does not mean that once the message has been reported, the user will not be able to continue typing Reporting this will not prevent the person from contacting you. If the user continues to bother after reporting the message and you want to stop doing it, the only option left for you is to block the user using the method mentioned in the previous point.
For block a person from your device (phone number), FaceTime, or emailYou need to follow a few steps, but we already anticipate that they won’t be complicated at all.
When you want to block a person with you iPhonethat is, to block you from calling, you need to go to the Phone app and search for the person you want to block or search in the contacts section. Go to the “information” section and navigate “Block this contact”.
To block a user in FaceTime, you must first log in to the Apple app. Find a conversation with the person you want to block, click the info icon, navigate to the end, and click where it says “Block this contact”.
If you want to block a person from Mail, you must first log in to the app, find the email of the user you want to block, and click on their name. When the list of options is displayed, search for what it says “Block this user” and press.
Where can I see which numbers or users I have blocked?
To see which contacts you have blocked on your Apple device you need to go to the settings of the function for which you want to check blocked contacts. This means that if you want to see the contacts that you have blocked on your phone, you need to go to settings, enter the phone and confirm who you have blocked in the blocked contacts section.
If you want to check the same information, but in FaceTime, Messages or Mail, you have to do the same process, but in the settings of each Apple function. That is, if you want to see users blocked from FaceTime, go to the app settings and do the same with Messages or Mail.