How do I stop spam messages on O2?

Register your mobile number for free by texting TPS and your email address to 85095. You should get less unsolicited calls after a few days, although it can take up to 28 days to be fully effective.

How do I report spam text messages?

If you get an unwanted text message, there are three ways to report it:

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

How do I stop spam texts UK?

Sending unsolicited text messages is illegal. So, if you want to stop receiving spam texts you can report this to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You can also report unsolicited text messages to your mobile provider.

Will changing your phone number stop spam texts?

These spams are useless unless you entertain them. However, changing numbers is not the solution, changing your attitude towards such spam and upgrading your carrier would help.

Why am I getting lots of spam calls?

Why do I keep getting spam calls? Experts credit the ascendance of spam phone calls to fundamental problems with caller ID, a phone system where anyone can operate as a carrier, the inability to detect bad callers, and a number of bad actors exploiting those flaws to drive billions of calls to American phones.

What is the number to forward spam texts?

Simply forward the text to 7726. An easy way to remember ‘7726’ is that they’re the numbers on your phone keypad that spell out the word ‘SPAM’. You may get an automated response thanking you for the report and giving you further instructions if needed, like forwarding on the number the spam text message was sent from.

Will O2 email or text me for security information?

Remember, we will never email, text, or call you and ask for a one-time code, password, or other security information you’ve set up on your O2 account. Signs that an email, message or call might not be genuine: it asks you to provide sensitive personal or financial information or passwords, or to make transactions by following a link in the message

How do I report a scam text from O2?

forward the text message, including phone number or company name, to 7726. It won’t cost you anything and it means we can investigate the sender As well as reporting the scam text, block the number and any other numbers that arrive with a similar text: I got a text too and I opened it thinking it was o2.

What should I do if I receive an urgent text message from O2?

If this happens, call O2 with a number you trust (like the one here). The message might have an urgent tone, asking you to act immediately. Call O2 directly, to check that the text or message you’ve received is legitimate. You can find the number to call on their help and support website page here.

Are these ‘my O2’ messages or calls genuine?

These messages or calls can be very convincing and look or sound like genuine messages sent by organisations you already deal with. They might even appear within an existing text message string from an organisation you know, for example, some of ours are ‘My O2’, ‘O2UK’, ‘O2SwapMySim’.