How can I block spam text messages on Verizon?
Update (06/14/19): Verizon has rolled out a new spam/robocalls blocking tool called "Verizon Call Filter." This new feature alerts Verizon customers to to incoming spam calls and allows them to report and block unwanted numbers. Depending on your device, you will see "a name, a picture, city and state when you receive an incoming call, text or voicemail from an unknown number." Click the link above for a Verizon Call Filter guide. You can also click here for more spam/robocall blocking tools on your iPhone.
Verizon Wireless makes it possible to block incoming text (SMS) messages on your iPhone. After logging into My Verizon follow these steps to block texts:
1. Navigate to My Services and select Verizon Safeguards.
2. Click Spam Controls and then choose Internet Spam Blocking.
3. Enter the phone number, email or domain the spam messages came from.
4. Click Save.