1. deeinlbc's Avatar
    I have Verizon wireless, and a BB Curve 8530

    I am going through a very nasty breakup and need to know if there is a way to block SMS from one specific number. Also, is there a way to retrieve those SMS messages once they are sent? <--- I have done a search of the forum and no one was able to answer this question when it was asked. Anyone know?

    Also, I would like to block incoming calls from a specific number. Is there any way to do this, and can the other party tell if they are being blocked?

    I am open to 3rd party apps if Verizon doesnt offer this service.

    Thanks so much for any and all suggestions.
    02-09-10 04:50 PM
  2. hondateg91's Avatar
    Sign into your MyVerizon account online, click My Services tab, then spam controls, and from there you can block up to 5 numbers.
    02-09-10 05:12 PM
  3. syquest1's Avatar
    There are also apps like Call Blocker Professional and You Got Blocked that could come in handy if hondateg91 suggestion doesn't work.
    02-09-10 05:17 PM
  4. DenverRalphy's Avatar
    Contact your service provider (Verizon lets you set it up online) and tell them you wish to block any calls/sms etc from a specific number. Or you can just change your number.

    And yes, when they're blocked, they'll know it.
    02-09-10 05:19 PM
  5. deeinlbc's Avatar
    Sign into your MyVerizon account online, click My Services tab, then spam controls, and from there you can block up to 5 numbers.
    I'll try that... is this for both SMS and phone calls, or just one?
    02-09-10 05:22 PM
  6. NashwB's Avatar
    I'll try that... is this for both SMS and phone calls, or just one?
    Your blocking their number entirely so its for both. Also some phones have an ignore setting for certain numbers, try that out.
    02-09-10 05:24 PM
  7. hondateg91's Avatar
    I'll try that... is this for both SMS and phone calls, or just one?
    It blocks all incoming messages and calls for that number, but starting April 15th it will only block sms and calls.
    02-09-10 05:28 PM
  8. deeinlbc's Avatar
    Hmm... I went onto my account online, under My Services, but see nothing about spam controls. I've looked around at other possible areas, and even a search turns up nothing.
    02-09-10 05:53 PM
  9. Swamp55's Avatar
    Hmm... I went onto my account online, under My Services, but see nothing about spam controls. I've looked around at other possible areas, and even a search turns up nothing.
    It's in the "Verizon Safeguards" selection. Click the arrow next to this item and you will see the Span Controls option.
    02-09-10 07:08 PM
  10. hondateg91's Avatar
    It should be on the left and its the last bottom black box.

    Verizon | Answers to FAQs - Verizon Wireless Support
    02-09-10 07:11 PM
  11. Exiled Bulldawg's Avatar
    Yet another reason someone should develop software for the device that blacks calls AND SMS...
    02-16-10 04:02 PM
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