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How to block SMS spam on the iPhone with iOS 11

How to block SMS spam on the iPhone with iOS 11

With iOS, Apple introduced a new 10 blocking spam function in the Phone application, and with its help, you can filter messages.

In many countries, particularly developing countries, SMS turn into an endless stream of spam.The same thing happened with e-mail. Mailboxes because of it contain a special folder for spam. Now, such a function and to lock SMS.

What to install a spam blocker?

As with blocking calls, you will need to go to Settings and allow a specific application to filter your messages. You can install only one application.

There are several such applications, but we recommend setting VeroSMS. This blocker puts privacy first. The filtering is not involved third-party services, and your data is protected.

In addition, VeroSMS – a free app, if you add only your keywords to block. You can buy the premium version for $ 0.99 and get access to the main list of keywords specific to your region. In the future, the application will add VeroSMS functions related to machine learning.

Another unique feature of this application – the “white” list. You can add it keywords, messages which do not exactly go to your spam folder.

How to turn on lock

When install and run VeroSMS, go to  Settings, open the section  Messages and select  Unknown and spam. Next, select VeroSMS and click on the pop-up window Enable.

Return to the application and you will see two sections –  Blocklist and  Whitelist. Click the Add the Keyword in any of the sections, to add keywords. If you buy the premium version, you can choose words from the final list.

Where to go is spam?

When you activate the lock, the report will be a new tab, which will store all messages with keywords you’ve selected.

call block

If you have already installed the application, blocking calls as  Hiya or  TrueCaller, in which you can configure and enable blocking and SMS-messages.

Download:  VeroSMS


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