Ways to Respond to Spam Messages

It is normal to get spam text messages on your phone every now and then.

When that happens, you should do the right things with regard to these people. It is clear they have their own agenda as to why they are doing that. Believe it or not, you should not really spend time trying to find out what that is. What’s important is you know these messages are spam and you can’t really do anything about it in the long run. As a matter of fact, some people do it for a living. The good news is that you can do a few things with regard to these spammers. Here are some of them:

Block

The person who sent the message won’t know that you blocked him. After all, blocking that person would mean that you won’t receive any more messages from that person anymore. Yes, the best part is the fact that this person won’t be able to bother you anymore with these annoying messages. If it means blocking several numbers then so be it. The important thing is that you don’t get bothered. After all, when you check out the message, you will just be wasting a few minutes of your time. It would be a lot better if you forget about it and just move on.

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Delete

You can just delete the message and move on with the other things that you need to do for the rest of the day. In fact, you can act as if nothing happened. Unlike your email, you don’t have any options to transfer the message to your Spam folder. The only thing you can do right now would be to do what is best for business and that is to erase it which would just take a few seconds of your time.

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Have Fun

If you are in the mood to have some fun then you can respond to the scammer as long as you don’t give out any personal information to that person. It is all in the mind when you respond to someone like that. Of course, you can’t really expect the scammers to respond to you as it is highly possible they are texting many people at the same time. They would rather respond to people whom they would effectively scam. It is possible they would need a dozen attempts before anything happens. When you respond to them, your response can contain current issues so they could feel shocked at your response or they can be related to it.

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Whatever you do, you will surely influence other people to do the same.

Besides, when the pandemic brought the number of poor people to an all-time high, some resorted to dirty tactics to get income and you can’t really blame them for doing so. There are even scammers posing as famous people so better watch out. The last thing you would want to happen is to get sucked in because of the charm of the scammer which is shameful.