Question: Why Is A Blocked Number Still Able To Text Me?

Where do Blocked messages go?

Hi Asb328, welcome to the Android Messages User Forum.

As far as I know, “blocked” messages are actually BLOCKED and do not get sent to your phone.

They basically don’t exist….Steps to view blocked messages.Open messages app.Tap More Archived.You will find all your archived and blocked messages here..

Does a blocked number know they are blocked?

When you block a phone number or contact, they can still leave a voicemail, but you won’t get a notification. Messages that are sent or received won’t be delivered. Also, the contact won’t get a notification that the call or message was blocked.

Can you see if a blocked number has tried to text you?

Try sending a text message However, if a person has blocked you, you won’t see either notification. Instead, there will just be a blank space beneath your text. It’s worth noting that being blocked is not the only reason why you might not see a notification.

Can you block phone calls but not texts?

Most Android phones have a native number blocking feature. This feature is usually found in the Call or Message settings of the phone. Blocking a number ensures that you aren’t disturbed by calls or texts from the blocked number. They are sent straight to voicemail or the text goes undelivered.

Will blocked messages come through when unblocked?

Text messages (SMS, MMS, iMessage) from blocked contacts (numbers or email addresses) do not appear anywhere on your device. Unblocking the contact does NOT show any messages sent to you when it was blocked. … Unblocking the contact does NOT show any messages sent to you when it was blocked.

Why am I still getting texts from a blocked number iPhone?

If an iMessage, did you block the number, or the Apple ID. If you just added the number, then it may be coming from the Apple ID. If you blocked the contact, make sure it includes the number and caller ID.

Can I see if a blocked number tries to call me iPhone?

The blocked caller goes to voicemail. And you can see a list of blocked calls by tapping the Voicemail option in the Phone app.

How long does a number stay blocked?

Phone numbers are only blocked for 90 days.

Is a blocked number still able to text me?

Most Android phones have a native number blocking feature. This means that you can block numbers from calling and texting you through the settings of your Android phone. Calls from blocked numbers will go straight to voicemail and text messages from blocked numbers will go undelivered.

Why is a blocked number still able to call me?

They are able to call you because they have blocked their caller ID, therefore making it impossible for you phone to block the number. Originally Answered: How does a blocked number still get through and make my phone ring? It will show you in the notification that the blocked number has called you.

What happens if a blocked number tries to text you?

For example, when a blocked person sends a text message, it won’t be sent, and there will be no delivery notification and of course, that number won’t receive that message. In general, there is no difference between notification that the caller hears or gets when he calls with iPhone, Android Samsung or other devices.

How many times does the phone ring when you are blocked?

If the phone rings more than once, you have been blocked. However, if you hear 3-4 rings and hear a voicemail after 3-4 rings, you have probably not been blocked yet and the person has not picked your call or might be busy or is ignoring your calls.

What does it look like when you text someone who blocked you?

If an Android user has blocked you, Lavelle says, “your text messages will go through as usual; they just won’t be delivered to the Android user.” It’s the same as an iPhone, but without the “delivered” notification (or lack thereof) to clue you in.