How to delete unwanted messages

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How to delete unwanted notification messages

If it's in your interest, get rid of the notify indesiderate that you receive continuously on smartphones, tablets and computers, then this is the section of the tutorial that best suits your case: carefully follow the procedures that I am about to expose you e, I guarantee you, you will be able to solve the problem in a few minutes.

How to delete unwanted messages from Chrome



To block unwanted messages from the browser Google Chrome (e therefore from websites), proceed as follows: if you use the Chrome app for Android, start the browser, tap the icon (⋮) resident at the top right and select the item Settings from the menu that appears on the screen.

In the screen you now see, tap on the item Notifications, locate the box Sites e, to completely block all websites from seeing notifications, move to OFF the corresponding levetta alla voce Show notification; if, on the other he, you prefer to disable notifications from only certain websites, remove the check mark from the boxes next to the respective names.

The procedure to be performed on Google Chrome to computer it is quite similar to the one we saw earlier: after starting the browser, click on the button (⋮) placed at the top right, then on the item Settings located in the menu that appears on the screen e, subsequently, on the item Advanced, located at the bottom of the page that opens.


Now, click on the section Site settings matching to the riquadro Privacy and security, reach the sections Notifications and Allow e, after identifying the site from which you receive the unwelcome notifications, click on the button (⋮) placed next to its name and choose the item Block give the menu visualizzato.

To completely inhibit requests for sending notifications from websites, move to OFF the corresponding levetta alla voce Ask before sending: Please note, however, that the change has no effect on permitted sites. To find out more, I refer you to reading my guide on how to remove Chrome notifications.


How to delete unwanted messages on Android

Receive, come on Android, unwanted notification messages from various apps? In this case, you can easily deactivate them through a specific system functionality.

To begin, then enter the Settings of Android, by touching the icon ofgear placed on the home screen or in the drawer of the device, reach the section App and notification, if the wording Show all apps and locate theapplication that sends you unwanted notifications in the list that appears.



Now, tap his name, then on the voice Notifications e, to completely deactivate the reception of the same, move to OFF the corresponding levetta alla wording Show notification; to hide only some categories of messages, instead remove the check mark from the boxes next to the types that annoy you the most.

How to delete unwanted messages on iOS / iPadOS

Disable receiving unwanted notifications on iPhone and iPad is even simpler: open the Settings of the operating system, by touching the symbol of gear wheel which resides in the home, tap on the item Notifications and identifies, in the proposed list, theapp that bothers you. When you have found it, tap on its name and move up OFF the corresponding levetta alla voce Consenti notified. That's all!

Alternatively, you can choose whether to display only certain types of notifications, using the boxes next to the items Screen lock, Notification Center and Banner.


How to delete unwanted messages on your PC

Per delete unwanted messages on your PC coming from some installed programs, all you have to do is disable their notifications from the settings of the operating system you are using.

So, if you use a computer equipped with Windows 10, april il Start menu by clicking on the icon in the shape of pennant located in the lower left corner of the screen, open the Settings by clicking on thegear placed inside it, click on the icon related to System and then on the card dedicated to Notifications and actions, located on the left.

Finally, go to the section Get notifications from these senders, find the program from which you no longer want to receive notification messages and move to Disabled the lever placed in correspondence with his name. To delete the notification messages already present, click on the symbol instead comic placed next to the clock and then on the item Cancel notifications, located in the panel that appears on the screen.

If, on the other he, yours is a Mac, open the System preference by clicking on gear wheel which resides in the Dock bar, locate the program of your interest in the left sidebar e, to disable notifications, move to OFF the corresponding levetta alla wording Allow notifications from [program name].

Finally, you will be pleased to know that all the most used operating systems for smartphones, tablets and PCs, such as Android, iOS / iPadOS, Windows 10 and macOS, include a feature, called Do not disturb, which allows you to inhibit the display of notifications in certain periods of the day of the case.

How to delete unwanted SMS

If your problem is with SMS e, more precisely, all those unwanted messages you receive from mostly unwelcome senders, you can deal with the problem using the tools made agolable by Android and iPhone. Find everything explained below.

How to delete unwanted SMS on Android

Per delete unwanted SMS on Android and prevent the receipt of other communications by the same sender, you can block the latter using the functions of theapp dedicated to Messages present on your device (eg. Google messages).

To do this, start the latter by tapping on its icon (generally depicting a comic) located on the home screen or in the application drawer, identifies the conversazione from the unwelcome sender (the one containing unwanted SMS, so to speak) and make a long tap on it.

Now, to delete all messages without blocking the sender, tap on the icon in the shape of basket that appears at the top and confirms the will to proceed, touching the voice Delete; if, on the other he, you want to prevent the sender from receiving future SMS, touch the symbol prohibition and confirm the next warning by selecting the item OK.

To ensure that the sender is reported to Google (e the operator) as a potential spammer, put the check mark next to the wording Report spam, before pressing OK. Please note that blocking a number through the Messages app also blocks phone calls from it.

To block the receipt of advertising messages on Android in advance, you can also use the SMS filter included in the app Google messages: to proceed, start the latter, touch the button (⋮) located at the top and select the item Settings from the menu that opens. Finally, go to the section Spam protection and turn on spam protection moving up ON the zoom lever.

To further strengthen the blocking of advertising messages, including those without numbers, you can evaluate the use of third-party apps, such as Truecaller (at the expense of a little privacy), or Calls Blacklist, which I told you about in my guide. to block SMS on Android.

How to delete unwanted SMS on iPhone

If, on the other he, yours is a iPhone, you can delete unwanted messages (e block their senders) as follows: To get started, open the app Messages of iOS, locate the conversazione of your interest e, if you want to delete it without blocking the sender, swipe left on it and press the button Delete per due turn consecutive.

If you want to block the sender of the SMS, access the chat instead, by tapping on it, press on phone number / name of the sender, located at the top, touch the icon (I) resident in the next panel e, after selecting the number / name contact, double-tap the button Block contact.

Following this operation, all messages received from the blocked user will disappear from the Messages app, you will not receive notifications about new ones and the reception of calls and FaceTime by the user in question will also be inhibited.

Unfortunately, iOS does not include any features for the native blocking of advertising SMS: to overcome the problem, even in this case, you can rely on a third-party app like VeroSMS, which I told you about in my guide on how to block SMS. without number.

How to delete unwanted email messages

Receive often email spam and want to delete them from your inbox? Nothing could be simpler: all you have to do is use the appropriate functionality attached to the email app you are using, or to your supplier's web service.

For example, if you use the gmail or that of Outlook for smartphones and tablets, you can easily block advertising messages as follows: after starting the application of your interest, locate thee-mail and make a long tap on it, in order to activate the quick action menu.

Now, tap the button (⋮) (your Android) or (...) (on iOS / iPadOS) that appears at the top e, to move the message to the spam folder and mark the sender as a "nuisance", tap on the item Report spam / Report spam located in the menu that appears. Following this operation, messages from the same sender will be automatically redirected to the Spam folder.

To completely block the receipt of emails by a specific person, instead, open the email message, tap the symbol (⋮) placed next to the sender contact name and select the item Block [name] from the menu that appears on the display. Please note that this last feature is present only in the Gmail app and not in the Outlook one.

If, on the other he, you use Gmail or Outlook through their respective websites, after logging in to your mailbox, put the check mark next to the message of your interest and click on the symbol depicting a exclamation point surrounded by a hexagon or on the item Junk Mail, both resident at the top, to mark it as spam.

If, on the other he, you want to completely block the receipt of emails by a given sender, open the email message, click on the button (⋮) resident next to the name user and select the item Block [sender name] from the proposed menu, if you use Gmail, or on the button (...) e, subsequently, on the menu items Security options and Block [username], if you use Outlook.

If you feel that these features are not meeting your needs, you will be pleased to know that most of the existing email services, including Gmail and Outlook, allow you to apply custom filters, able to automatically manage e-mail messages when they reach the inbox: to find out more, take a look at my guide on how to block e-mails, in which I have explained everything to you in great detail.



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