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call manager text blocking

This may be a silly question, but I'm a bit new to these devices.

If I add a blocked phone number to call manager does it block both text messages and phone calls or only phone calls.

It's unwanted text messages from someone that I need to block.

 

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Re: call manager text blocking

Not sure why nobody else has replied yet, but unfortunately no.

The Call Manager feature will only block incoming calls, and seperately it can block OUTGOING SMS & MMS messages.

However, the Extreme Text Messaging option does have a feature to block incoming SMS messages.

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Re: call manager text blocking

hey im trying to block incoming calls but when i go to "edit rules" it doesnt let me make any rules and type anything down? how do i block a number?

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Re: call manager text blocking

Text message the phone number you wish to block messages coming to you from. i.e 6478882240. Text that phone number to SPAM or 7726. This will ensure that you don't get incoming messages from that number.

 

Paul

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Re: call manager text blocking

OR better yet download a app from the App Store which blocks the texts messages you want & the numbers you do not want to call you. This is a easier way so if you want to take the number off you can.
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Re: call manager text blocking

How do you unblock the number from 7726
Rogers Employee WiseD
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Re: call manager text blocking

Repeating the procedure that enabled the blocking should disable it as well. Meaning send an SMS to 7726 with the 10-digit number in the body and it should unblock.

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Re: call manager text blocking

Hey you work for rogers you said right? Well I am using extreme text message blocker with iphone and it will not block another persons number that has a iphone because of imessage. Is there a way around this?

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Re: call manager text blocking

There is no way around it unless you disable iMessager from the settings. I talked & spoke to many Apple reps which have told me this.
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Re: call manager text blocking

Hi, you stated "Repeating the procedure that enabled the blocking should disable it as well. Meaning send an SMS to 7726 with the 10-digit number in the body and it should unblock.'.. I did repeat the procedure to unblock the number but it didn't work.

Please advise on how to unblock a number which was initially blocked by sending the number to SPAM.

 

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