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How to Block Text Messages on Virgin Mobile

Updated March 23, 2017

Text messaging has become a major form of communication for many people. Although text messages have advantages, they can result in a high phone bill for someone who doesn't have a text messaging plan. Receiving unwanted text messages can also be annoying. Whether you have unlimited text messaging service or not, Virgin Mobile makes it easy to block phone numbers from sending unwanted text messages to your phone in a matter of minutes, online or by phone.

Go to the Virgin Mobile USA website (see Resources) and click on the "Sign-In" tab on the top-right corner.

Type in your phone number and password and press "Submit."

Find the "Message Setting" tab on the left-hand bar and scroll down to the "Block Text" option in the drop-down menu.

Add the numbers that you wish to block text messages from and click "Update."

Tip

You can also enter *86 on your cell phone to speak with a Virgin Mobile customer service representative. Provide the representative with the area code and seven-digit phone number for the number you wish to block. If you prefer to not receive any text messages from anyone, you can disable text messaging on your phone.

Things You'll Need

  • Internet connection
  • Telephone
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Paul Lin has been writing professionally since 2010. He has written scripts for the National Science Foundation and short films that have won awards at film festivals. Lin holds a Bachelor of Arts in scriptwriting from the University of North Texas.