How do I forward a message to 7726?

Press the message (be careful not to activate a link) Choose Forward (from the menu) Forward to 7726….How to forward a text message from your phone to 7726

  1. Touch and hold the message.
  2. Select More.
  3. Select the message you want to forward, then select the arrow in the bottom right corner.
  4. Enter 7726.
  5. Select Send.

What does the 7726 number do?

7726 is a number that most mobile customers using UK networks can text to report unwanted SMS messages or phone calls on a mobile. The number ‘7726’ was chosen because it spells ‘SPAM’ on an alphanumeric phone keypad – that’s a handy way of remembering it.

How do I stop spam texts from voicemails?

For Android phones, look for the three dots in the top right-hand corner of your text. Click on it and select “People” and “Options.” Next, select “Block” to stop receiving spam text messages from that number.

How do I report spam messages?

Report it on the messaging app you use. Look for the option to report junk or spam. Copy the message and forward it to 7726 (SPAM). Report it to the Federal Trade Commission at

Does forwarding to 7726 do anything?

Once you forward the text to 7726 and give us the number it came from, we can act. Forwarding to 7726 goes straight to AT’s spam defense team. You’ll get a response from us. Simply reply with the number the suspicious text came from.

Why am I getting so many spam texts all of a sudden 2021?

You get spam messages because someone gets access to your email address or phone number. Think about how often you provide your phone number or email address when checking out online, when registering for something, or when signing up for a rewards program in a store.

Is 7726 a free number?

You can report spam texts directly to your mobile phone provider. All operators now use 7726 as the short code to report spam texts, which is free of charge.

What happens after you report spam?

Reporting a spam message will move the email from the user’s inbox into their spam folder and will also send a copy of the email to Google to analyze, helping to protect other users from spam and abuse. Blocking the sender of a spam email also sends the message to the user’s spam folder.

Can your phone be hacked by listening to a voicemail?

Moving back to the first question, the short answer is “yes!” Hackers can listen to your voicemail and while you may think there is no value in your voice messages, there most certainly is. In fact, they can use these messages to hijack many of your online profiles and accounts and I am about to show you how.

Does it cost to text 7726?

The number ‘7726’ was chosen because it spells ‘SPAM’ on an alphanumeric phone keypad – that’s a handy way of remembering it. You will not be charged for sending texts to 7726.