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Stopping Messages From Displaying On Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

The following guideline will show you how to disable the text message previews or pop-ups including the pop-ups on the lock screen. This is done to ensure privacy. In order for you to keep curious eyes from gaining access to your sensitive info, Samsung provides an option where you can choose to either hide or show contents from the notifications. We will explain how you can disable it on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.

The latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus come loaded with features. From a micro-SD card to the much improved camera to the IP68 water resistance feature. The other cool feature that characterized the new Galaxy S8 smartphones is the very useful pop-up of text messages and a preview of the message on your lock screen.

You will however NOT access the message without either of the fingerprint, password or PIN if the lock screen security is turned ON.

 

Blocking Messages Or Spam On Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus 

From the Settings

  1. Go to the Home screen
  2. Hit on Messages
  3. Hit on the Menu icon
  4. Hit on Settings
  5. Hit Block Messages
  6. Hit Block Numbers
  7. Enter the contact info of the person you wish to block manually
  8. Then hit the Back button

 

From the number

  1. Go to the Home screen
  2. Hit on Messages
  3. Hit on the thread of the contact you wish to block
  4. Hit on the Menu icon
  5. Hit Block Numbers
  6. Hit Message Block to toggle the slider ON
  7. Hit OK

 

Unblock messages

  1. Go to the Home screen and press on Messages
  2. Hit the Menu icon
  3. Hit settings
  4. Hit block messages
  5. Hit block numbers
  6. Press the – icon adjacent to the contact you wish to remove
  7. Then hit the Back button

 

How to delete picture messages (MMS)

  1. Go to the Home screen and hit on Messages
  2. Pick on the following picks to delete the message

 

Deleting a particular message

  1. Press and hold the message you want to delete

 

Deleting a particular message within a conversation

  1. Expand the thread to view the specific messages
  2. Press and hold on the conversation

 

Deleting an entire conversation

  1. Press and hold on the conversation
  2. Confirm the conversation and check all
  3. Once you have chosen the message you wish to delete, hit DELETE
  4. Hit DELETE

 

Deleting text messages

  1. Go to the Home screen then hit Messages
  2. Pick any of the following options

 

Delete a specific message

  1. Press and hold the message you want to delete

 

Deleting a conversation completely

  1. Press and hold on the thread
  2. Confirm the conversation and ensure ‘’Select All’’ is checked
  3. Once you have chosen the message you wish to delete, hit DELETE
  4. Hit DELETE

 

Saving pictures received via MMS

  1. Go to the Home screen and hit Messages
  2. Hit the conversation thread with the message you wish to save
  3. Press and hold on the picture you wish to save
  4. Hit Save attachment
  5. Hit the file name and choose hit the check box
  6. Hit save
  7. The images will be saved in the Gallery in your ‘’download’’ folder

 

SMS service center number

  1. Go to the Home screen and hit on Messages
  2. Hit the Menu icon
  3. Hit Settings> More settings
  4. Hit Text messages
  5. Check the number below the “Message center”

 

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