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Text Message Blocker Apps for Android and iPhone

Top 10 Text Blocker Apps

While text messages have revolutionized the way humans communicate with one another, some problems have come with this new technology. While you can message your friends and family, text messages can cause a huge distraction in our day-to-day lives.

Text Message Blocker Apps for Android and iPhone

However, while we adults can deal with distractions or have our ways around them, our children might not have so much willpower. With children averaging around 4-7 hours of their smartphones, computers, and tablets, parents need to be aware of what their children are doing and help them block spam messages or text with the assistance of the message blocker.

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If texts are distracting your children, whether they're at school, going to bed, or are studying, using a text blocker app can be a great way to minimize this problem. If your kids are receiving messages from unsolicited people, using a text blocker can also be a great way to keep these texts away.

Today, we're going to explore ten of the best text blocking apps for both Android and iOS devices, so you can choose the best one for you.

Best 10 Text Message Blocker Apps for Android and iPhone

#1 - VeroSMS

call blocker and text blocker for Android and iPhone - VeroSMS

This is a dedicated SMS filter that prioritizes your privacy. You can filter through and block messages based on certain keywords or using crowdsourced data from your region. There are also whitelist features to stop your friends from becoming blocked accidentally.

Supported OS - iOS

#2 - SMS Blocker

how to block a number from texting for Android and iPhone - SMS Blocker

Rated one of the best Android text blockers, there are so many options and filters available here that you can enjoy one of the best and most personalized filtering experiences. There are even customizable interfaces, and it doesn't slow your phone down!

Supported OS - Android

#3 - Hiya Caller ID and Block

message blocker for Android and iPhone - Hiya

While this is marketed primarily as a call blocker, the app has a gorgeous interface and does come with some built-in text blocking features. It's easy for you to see what messages have been blocked automatically in case you miss something important.

Supported OS - iOS

#4 - Blacklist

app to block text messages for Android and iPhone - BlackList

Blacklist is a complete call and SMS blocking app for Android that allows you to create a blacklist of numbers you wish to block completely. The app is simple, beautifully designed, but does require the exposed framework to operate.

Supported OS - Android

#5 - Blocking SMS

block messages app for Android and iPhone - Blocking SMS

This is a powerful call and SMS blocker where you simply block the number of the contact or unknown number, and you'll be unable to receive calls and texts from that number. You can even set up codes that block entire area codes, or even entire countries!

Supported OS - Android

#6 - Call Blocker (Blacklist, SMS Blocker)

spam text app for Android and iPhone - Call Blocker

While marketed as a call blocker, this is a powerful contact blocker that can be used on both calls and texts. This is a fully-featured messaging app to replace your default messaging app, but then has the blocking features fully integrated into it.

Supported OS - Android

#7 - firewall Call & SMS Blocker

block calls and text app for Android and iPhone - aFireWall

A firewall is a really basic call and SMS blocker that uses blacklisting filters to block messages and calls from unsolicited numbers based on the feedback of the user community. You can also whitelist numbers, block-based on keywords, and add a protected numbers list.

Supported OS - Android


Text Message Blocker Apps for Android and iPhone - TEXT BLOCKER

While this is a rather dated text blocker, it does exactly what it sets out to do most simply. Received a text from a number you don't want to contact you? Simply block it, and that's all you have to do.

Supported OS - Android

#9 - SMS Blocker for iPhone

block messages and calls app for Android and iPhone - SMS Blocker

As the title suggests, this is a dedicated iPhone SMS blocking app that's designed to make it easy to block unwanted messages. You can do this using a filter, by keywords, by numbers, or by using the "wildcard" rule.

Supported OS - iOS

#10 - Call Bliss

best sms app for Android and iPhone - Call Bliss

Designed to free you or your child's device from unwanted calls and text messages, you can simply block all communications and whitelist the people you want or blacklist the people you don't want to contact you.

Supported OS - iOS

How to detect and get real-time alerts of spam text?

While your average text blocker, like the ones we've listed above, can help you regulate who your child speaks to via text and call, it's a rather basic function that only covers one base. If your child has their device, the chances are that they're using the internet to talk to their friends anyway.

This is where you're going to need a parental control app to step in and help you understand what your child is up to.

FamiSafe is a powerful parental control app that can help you take back control of the way your child uses their device, ultimately helping them to live a balanced life with technology and the real world. Some features you can expect here include;

message blocker with FamiSafe Parental Control

1. Monitor dangerous text messages and detect porn images

Get real-time alerts whenever suspicious words are detected in your kids' SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger, Messenger Lite, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Kik, Gmail on Android devices, and detect YouTube suspicious content on iOS devices. Also, parents can add their self-defined risky keywords.

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  • Web Filter & SafeSearch
  • Screen Time Limit & Schedule
  • Location Tracking & Driving Report
  • App Blocker & App Activity Tracker
  • YouTube & TikTok History Monitor & App Blocker
  • Social Media Texts & Porn Images Alerts
  • Works on Mac, Windows, Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, Chromebook
2. Web Content Filtering and Browse History

Using FamiSafe, you can toggle between different types of online content filters from a range of different categories to block that content from appearing on your child's phone. You can also type an individual URL to block an entire website.

3. Real-Time GPS Location
4. App Activity Management and App Usage Blocker

On the FamiSafe app block feature, you can track what apps your child is using, how long for, and which apps they are installing and uninstalling. If your child is using an app too much, you can simply block it.

Additionally, you can set up an app schedule, which means the app will only be able to be opened if it's a certain time of the day. This is great for school time, study time, bedtime, and family time.

FamiSafe Parental Control - text block app

As you can see, there are plenty of options out there when it comes to blocking unwanted text messages or your child's phone. However, mixing these text blockers with the power of a parental control app like FamiSafe, and you can be sure your child is well-protected at all times.

FamiSafe is available for both Android and iOS devices and can be downloaded for free via the app store. There's even a free trial period, so you can see whether this is the app you're looking for!

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Thomas Jones

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