iMessage Spam Reporting

Information on reporting spam or junk messages in the Messages app

Differences between iMessage and SMS messages

The key difference between an iMessage and SMS message is the colour of the text. An iMessage text appears in a blue colored bubble, and an SMS text message appears in a green bubble.

If your message appears in green see our Report spam text messages article.

Report spam or junk in the Messages app

You can report iMessages that look like spam or junk from the Messages app.

If you get an iMessage from someone who's not saved in your Contacts, you'll see a message stating The Sender is not in you contact list. Report Junk.

Select the Report Junk link to forward the sender's information and the message to Apple.

Email Apple to report spam or junk

If you don't have iOS 8.3 or later, you can send an email to with this information:

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