Blocking a number from messages

Apple iPhone 8 on iOS 16.0.0

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If you no longer want to receive text messages from a contact, you can block their number on your device.

  1. Step 1/6

    From the Messages app, select the conversation with the number you'd like to block.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/6

    Tap the Contact dropdown.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  3. Step 3/6

    Tap Info.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  4. Step 4/6

    Scroll to and tap Block this Caller.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  5. Step 5/6

    Tap Block Contact.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  6. Step 6/6
    Step 6 of 6:

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