How to Block Scam Calls and Messages Using ScamShield App on iPhone

Published by Hanisah on April 26, 2022
Category: How To

Tags: apple

How often do you get calls from suspicious numbers? Do you also receive constant calls and SMS from different unknown numbers? Scammers will go out of their way to perform illegal acts to easily access your credentials or gain possession. Want to find out how you can avoid yourself from potential scammers? We are here to guide you step by step on how to do so!

By using ScamShield app, you will less likely be contacted by scammers as the app helps to filter out scam messages and calls from numbers used for malicious purposes

Take note: ScamShield app is available only on iPhone for now. ScamShield app blocks numbers that have been reported by others. Therefore, ScamShield app does not 100% block your phone from getting calls and messages

Let’s start!


1. Tap on ScamShield app. By using ScamShield, you will less likely be contacted by scammers as the app helps to filter out scam messages and calls from numbers used for malicious purposes


2. You can read through the benefits of using ScamShield. Tap next twice


3. Exit the app and tap to open Settings


4. Tap on the search bar


5. Type in ‘Phone’
6. Tap ‘Phone’


7. Swipe up and tap ‘Call Blocking & Identification’


8. Tap to switch on. This enables ScamShield app to detect and block incoming calls from your phone. This feature does not collect or access any of your personal information
9. Tap on the arrow at the top left twice to return to the search page


10. Tap X to erase the previous texts


11. Type ‘Messages’
12. Tap ‘Messages’


13. Swipe up all the way to the bottom
14. Tap ‘Unknown & Spam’


15. Tap on ‘ScamShield’


16. Tap ‘Enable’ to activate the SMS filtering from ScamShield which filters out unnecessary messages and categorized them into the list. This allows you to not receive any messages or notifications from suspicious contact numbers


17. Go back to scamshield app
18. Tap done once you have created and modified your settings

You can now explore new features and what you can do to let others be aware of such scams!

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