How to Block Text Messages on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       April 6, 2021      Tutorials iPad


Getting unwanted text messages on your iPad? You can use a feature on your iPad to block the phone number from sending text messages to your iPad again. After you block the phone number, you won’t get any more text messages from that phone number again.

Here’s how to block text messages on your iPad:

  1. From the iPad’s home screen, tap the Messages icon.

  2. Tap the message from the phone number you want to block.

  3. Tap the contact’s profile picture at the top of the screen, as shown below.

    Blocking text messages on your iPad

  4. Tap Info.

    Blocking text messages on your iPad

  5. Tap Info.

    Blocking text messages on your iPad

  6. Tap Block this Caller.

    Blocking text messages on your iPad

You’ve successfully blocked the phone number from sending text messages to your iPad. If you ever change your mind and decide to accept text messages from the phone number again, you can unblock the phone number.

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