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Android Messages is getting a new feature to help fight spam

6 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

If you find your SMS inbox blighted by spam, and your phone is running Android , help is on the way - Google is rolling out a new spam protection tool inside its Messages app, according to users who've seen the update on their devices. First reported by Android Police , the change seems to happen server-side - which means you don't actually need to update your app to see it - but it doesn't appear to be live for everyone at the moment. The new feature is announced via an on-screen pop-up and can then be toggled on and off in the settings for the app. Based on a support page that has since...
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Android Messages will try to protect you from spam messages but at what cost?

Android Messages will try to protect you from spam messages but at what cost?

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Following the call screening feature Google introduced to Pixel 3 phones earlier this year, similar functionality is now being implemented in Android Messages in the form of a new spam protection filter.
There is no official announcement from Google as yet, meaning that like most new features the company rolls out, it is a server-side change that is going to gradually go live for users, depending on device and geographical location. The spam filter was first spotted by Android Police and is located in the Android Messages Settings menu. It is accessible by tapping ...
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