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So i learned something new today.
If you text

Block followed by the phone number to 9999

Sprint will block all texts from that number for you.

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Thank you very much good sir lolz
This will definitely come in handy

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Text "Help all" to 9999 to display all the.block options.
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This can also be done through the sprint website through your account preferences. You can also block up to 100 people from calling you.
 
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This is awesome news. I just started receiving this crap about junk cars.
 
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An app from the market called "airpush detector" works great for identifying what apps are spamming you.

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