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Old 04-28-2009, 08:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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what settings can i change to block incoming sms/mms, if possible?
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Options > Security Options > Firewall, place a check next to SMS, MMS or whichever you would like to block.
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You may also contact your provider and have the services blocked.
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Options > Security Options > Firewall, place a check next to SMS, MMS or whichever you would like to block.
alright thnx!!
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But where to view those sms or mms been blocked?
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You don't. What's the point of blocking them if you want to view them?
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You don't. What's the point of blocking them if you want to view them?
Your right. Specially those ads, I dont wanna see them. But what if some new client or new friend text you. which is not in your phonebook. You will miss that text.
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Yes you will. As dc/dc stated, you can have your carrier block texts or possibly texts from a certain number.
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This is an all-or-nothing solution. You will get ZERO texts if you firewall it. Nobody in your address book, no new senders, nothing. Currently there is no reliable way to simply block unknown senders. You can set a profile to not notify you of the arrival of a message from an unknown sender, but you can't block just a particular segment of senders.
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here is the bad news about using the firewall in that instance.... even though it prevents your from seeing the messages, you are still charged by your carrier for each sms, mms (as you'll see, it keeps count for each blocked incoming msg, which means its still receiving the msg, just preventing you from seeing it).

i had sms, mms blocked for a while until i realized that incoming msgs were still being billed to me. to truly block those messages, you have to call your carrier and ask for the service to be blocked.
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You don't. What's the point of blocking them if you want to view them?
LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLVery logical answer
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