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10 Best SMS Blocker Apps For Android in 2020

Well, if we look back, we will find that text messages have revolutionized the ways of communications. Now we got the ability to communicate with our friends and family through text messages. However, these text messages can also cause distractions in our everyday life.

Let’s admit, we all deal with unknown messages and calls on our smartphones. Dealing with spam text messages and unwanted calls is what we always try to avoid. Fortunately, to prevent spam messages, SMS Blocker apps exist. There are plenty of SMS Blocker apps available on the Google Play Store, helping you manage conversations and block SMS spam.

Best SMS Blocker Apps For Android

In this article, we will share a list of the best Android apps with SMS Blocking features. These SMS Blocker apps will allow you to add contacts to the blacklist. Once added, you won’t receive SMS from those contacts.

1. Calls Blacklist

Calls Blacklist

If you are searching for an Android app that can help you block both calls and SMS, Calls Blacklist might be the best pick. The app can block calls and messages from unknown or private numbers. The great thing about Calls Blacklist is that it provides users an SMS Messenger, which can be used to send and receive SMS. To block a contact, simply add the contact to the messenger’s blacklist, and you won’t receive SMS from the blocked contact.

2. Key Messages

Key Messages

Key Messages is one of the best and top-rated Android messaging app that’s available on the Google Play Store. The messaging app for Android features a powerful spam blocker that automatically blocks all spam messages. Thanks to the AI-based technology of Key Messages that makes spam blocking much more effective.

3. Call Control

Call Control

Call Control is both a call blocker and SMS blocker app available on the Google Play Store. The app is massively popular on the Google Play Store, and it’s available for free. Guess what? Call Control automatically recognizes and blocks spam calls and SMS. Not only that, but Call Control also offers a Do Not Disturb Mode, which automatically hides all calls and SMS notifications.

4. Hiya – Caller ID & Block

Hiya Caller ID & Block

Hiya – Caller ID & Block is probably the best and top-rated caller ID identifier you can use on your Android smartphone. Hiya – Caller ID & Block also features a full-fledged call and SMS blocker that allows users to block calls and SMS from unknown numbers, spammers, etc. The great thing about Hiya is that it’s powered by a database of hundreds of millions of phone numbers. It grabs the caller information from the database of phone numbers to identify and block spam messages and calls.

5. AntiNuisance


If you are searching for an easy to use and simple call & SMS blocker apps for your Android smartphone, then you need to give AntiNuisance a try. AntiNuisance provides users a full-fledged messenger app that can be used to send and receive messages. To block SMS, users need to set AntiNuisance messenger as a default messaging app. Once done, users can block all numbers and texts using the SMS Blacklist and Do Not Disturb Mode.

6. Phone by Google

Phone by Google

Well, Phone by Google is an Android call app that helps you easily connect with family & friends, block spam callers, and know who’s calling before you answer. Phone by Google is pretty much similar to the TrueCaller app that has been listed in the article. Apart from the phone calls, you can set up the apps to block unknown or spam numbers.

7. Google Messages

Google Messages

Google Messages is a full-fledged messaging app for Android. The app comes built-in with most Android smartphones. As of now, Google Messages is the only Android app to support the RCS messaging feature. You can find out more information about RCS in this article. If we talk about SMS blocking, you just need to long-press on the number on the inbox and click on the ‘Block’ icon to block it.

8. Truecaller


Truecaller is one of the best and most unique caller identifier app available on the Google Play Store. You won’t believe it, but 25 million users right now use Truecaller. The app has almost everything to meet your communication needs, whether for caller ID or for blocking spam calls and SMS. Truecaller also offers few smart messaging features as well.

9. Caller ID – Phone Dialer, Call Blocker

Caller ID - Phone Dialer, Call Blocker

Caller ID – Phone Dialer, Call Blocker is another best Android app on the list, which is pretty much similar to the Truecaller. The Caller ID – Phone Dialer, Call Blocker Android app can be used as the default SMS app to block spam and telemarketing SMS. Apart from SMS Blocker, Caller ID – Phone Dialer, Call Blocker also offers users a call blocker, smart call log, etc.

10. Mood Messenger

Mood Messenger

Well, Mood Messenger is the best alternative to your stock Android SMS & MMS App. The user interface of the app is pretty simple and easy to use. When it comes to messaging features, Mood Messenger offers a wide range of features like 100+ free themes, custom font & text size, SMS Blocker, etc. The app also offers location sharing and message scheduling features.

So, these are the ten best SMS Blocker apps that you can use on your Android smartphone. If you know any other apps like these, let us know in the comment box below.

This post was written by Amarnath Chakraborty and was first posted to TechViral

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