Content Blocking

Content Blocking is a free service available to all T-Mobile customers.

 

With Content Blocking, you can block all chargeable downloads. Keep in mind that free downloads aren't blocked, and Content Blocking doesn't work when roaming internationally.

 

What's blocked

Types of downloads that are blocked include:

  • CallerTunes
  • All third-party purchases using a short code
  • Games
  • Ringtones
  • Wallpapers
  • Apps
  • Content & service subscriptions

 

 

Add or remove Content Blocking

You can add or remove this feature through the T-Mobile app or through My T-Mobile.

 

To add it through the T-Mobile app

  1. Open the app.
  2. Tap to open the menu (the image of the three horizontal lines in the upper left).
  3. Tap USAGE & PLANS.
  4. On the line you're making changes to, tap View line details.
  5. Scroll down to the Services section and tap Manage Services.
  6. Tap the + next to Messaging to expand it.
  7. Select or clear the check box (next to Free) to add or remove the service.
    Note: For more details about this service, click the + next to Block Content Downloads to expand that section.
  8. Tap NEXT and follow the remaining steps.

 

To add it through an Internet browser

  1. Go to My T-Mobile and log in to your account.
  2. Click PLAN.
  3. Click/expand the desired line.
  4. Click the CHANGE SERVICES button.
  5. Under Messaging, next to Block Content Downloads, select or clear the check box (next to Free) to add or remove the service.
    Note: For more details about this service, click the + next to Block Content Downloads to expand that section.
  6. Click NEXT and follow the remaining steps.