Manage messages: Samsung Galaxy S4

    Learn how to block, delete and save SMS / MMS messages on the Samsung Galaxy S4.

     

     

     

    Block messages or spam

    From settings

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Tap the Menu key.
    3. Tap Settings.
    4. If necessary, tap Spam settings to select the check box.
    5. Tap Add to spam numbers.
    6. Tap the + plus sign.
    7. Manually enter the number or tap the Contacts icon to search your contacts list.
    8. When finished, tap Save.

     

    From the number

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Touch and hold on the conversation thread from the number you want to block.
    3. Tap Add to spam numbers and then tap OK.

     

    Unblock messages

    From settings

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Tap the Menu key.
    3. Tap Settings.
    4. If necessary, tap Spam settings to select the check box.
    5. Tap Add to spam numbers.
    6. Touch and hold on the desired number and then tap Delete.
    7. Tap OK.

     

    From the number

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Touch and hold on the conversation thread from the number you want to block.
    3. Tap Remove from spam numbers.

     

    Delete picture messages (MMS)

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Choose one of the following options:
      • To delete the entire conversation thread
        1. Touch and hold on the conversation thread.
        2. Tap Delete thread and then tap OK.
      • To delete an individual picture message
        1. Tap the conversation thread containing the message you want to delete.
        2. Touch and hold the picture message you want to delete.
        3. Tap Delete message.
        4. Tap OK.

     

    Delete text messages (SMS)

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Choose one of the following options:
      • To delete the entire conversation thread
        1. Touch and hold on the conversation thread.
        2. Tap Delete thread and then tap OK.
      • To delete an individual text message
        1. Tap the conversation thread containing the message you want to delete.
        2. Touch and hold the message you want to delete.
        3. Tap Delete message.
        4. Tap OK.

     

    Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Tap the conversation thread containing the message you want to save.
    3. Touch and hold the picture you want to save.
    4. Tap Save attachment.
    5. Tap the file name to select the the check box.
    6. Tap Save.
      Note: The image will be stored in your Gallery in the "download" folder.

     

    SMS service center number

    Note: You cannot change the service center number. Follow the steps below to view the current number.

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
    2. Tap the Menu key.
    3. Tap Settings.
    4. View Message center.