Manage messages: Microsoft Lumia 640

Learn how to block, delete and save SMS / MMS messages on the Microsoft Lumia 640.

 

 

 

Block messages or spam

  1. From the start screen, swipe left
  2. Scroll down to and tap Messaging.
  3. Touch and hold the number you want to block messages from.
  4. Tap block number...
  5. Tap OK.

 

Unblock messages

  1. From the start screen, swipe left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap call + SMS filter.
  4. Tap blocked numbers.
  5. Touch and hold on the number you want to unblock.
  6. Tap unblock.

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

  1. Swipe left from the start screen.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Messaging.
  3. From the threads screen, touch and hold the conversation thread.
  4. Tap delete.
  5. Tap delete again.
  6. To delete an individual MMS message:
    1. From the threads screen, select a conversation thread.
    2. Touch and hold the MMS message you want to delete.
    3. Tap delete.
    4. Tap delete again.

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

  1. Swipe left from the start screen.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Messaging.
  3. From the threads screen, select a conversation thread.
  4. Touch and hold the text message you want to delete.
  5. Tap delete.
  6. Tap delete again to confirm.

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

  1. Swipe left from the start screen.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Messaging.
  3. Navigate to and select the picture you want to save.
  4. Tap the More... icon.
  5. Tap save to phone.

 

SMS service center number

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

 

  1. Swipe left from the start screen.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the More icon.
  4. Tap settings.
  5. Scroll down and view the SMS center number field. The default number is +12063130004.
  6. This number cannot be changed on this device.