Manage messages: Samsung Galaxy Avant

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

 

 

 

Block messages or spam

 

From settings

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap Menu icon > Settings.
  3. Select the Spam filter check box.
  4. Tap Add to spam numbers.
  5. Tap the plus sign.
  6. Manually enter the number or choose from contacts.
  7. When finished, tap Save.

 

From the number

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Touch and hold the conversation thread.
  3. Tap Menu icon > Add to spam numbers.
  4. Tap OK.

 

Unblock messages

 

From settings

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the Menu icon > Settings.
  3. Select the Spam filter check box.
  4. Tap Add to spam numbers.
  5. Touch and hold the number.
  6. Tap Delete.
  7. Tap OK.

 

From the number

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Touch and hold the conversation thread.
  3. Tap Menu icon > Remove from spam numbers.
  4. Tap OK.

 

Delete picture messages (MMS)

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Touch and hold the message, then tap Delete.

 

Delete text messages (SMS)

 

Delete an individual message

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Touch and hold the message and then tap Delete.

 

Delete a message inside a conversation

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap to expand the conversation thread.
  3. Touch and hold the message and then tap Delete.
  4. Tap OK.

 

Delete a conversation

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Touch and hold the conversation.
  3. Verify the conversation you wish to delete has a green check in the check box
  4. Verify any conversations you do not wish to delete are not checked.
  5. Tap Select all to delete all conversations.
  6. Tap the trash can and then tap OK.

 

Save pictures received in a message (MMS)

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the conversation thread.
  3. Touch and hold the picture, then tap Save attachment.
  4. Tap the file name to select the the check box.
  5. Tap Save.
  6. The picture is saved in the Gallery inside the download folder

 

SMS service center number

You can view the current service center number.

 

  1. From any home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the Menu > Settings.
  3. Tap Text messages.
  4. View the number under Message center. This field cannot be changed.