02-21-2011 7:47 PM
When using Smart Limits to block a number, if that number tries to text you, do they get an error message or a message that says they are blocked, or does the text just appear to go through like normal?
Solved! Go to Solution.
02-22-2011 12:16 PM
If the person who is trying to text you is an AT&T customer, they would receive a text message that says: The wireless subscriber you are trying to reach is not accepting incoming msgs at this time.
If they are not an AT&T customer, they would not get a message back and they would not know whether or not their message was successful.
Hope this helps. Let us know if you need anything else.
03-15-2011 2:31 PM
i want to block a number on my childs phone and dont want them to know it,
is there a way
03-17-2011 9:01 AM
04-07-2011 2:38 PM
Hi, bcaziam. Thanks for your post! There isn't a current option available to prevent the phone attached to the wireless number you're trying to block from receiving this standard text message:"The wireless subscriber you are trying to reach is not accepting incoming msgs at this time."
03-27-2012 12:27 PM
Thank you Texas_Mom. Good to know.
Do you know about what shows up on the caller's phone? Say I block a number on my son's phone from him texting that number or that number texting him. When he tries to text that number does he get a message that says he has been blocked from texting that number or does it just show it has gone through?
10-17-2012 11:15 AM
02-13-2013 6:24 PM
I know that blocking a number for texts on an iphone won't work if the other person is an iphone user because they can simply send an imessage, but will it work for calls? I thought the block feature/smartlimit would work for calls even on an iphone. The previous comments are making me wonder. Please advise. Thanks!
07-10-2013 9:44 PM
How do I know my text messages are being blocked? If the person blocking me is a sprint customer?
09-11-2013 11:21 AM
© 2016 AT&T Intellectual Property.This link will open a new window All rights reserved. AT&T, Globe logo, Mobilizing Your World and DIRECTV are registered trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
Congratulations! You earned the Liz badge!