How to stop someone on Facebook from texting me

Final Thoughts

So there you have it—6 nice ways and 6 not-so-nice ways to get someone to stop texting you. To recap, here are your options if you don’t want to be mean about it:

  1. Ask them nicely
  2. Tell them you’re seeing someone else
  3. Plead with them
  4. Get a new number
  5. Take time away from screens
  6. Ask help from mutual friends

And when they force your hand, here are your meaner options:

  1. Send prank error texts
  2. Block their number
  3. Get a number-blocking app
  4. Ask them firmly
  5. Threaten them
  6. Ask help from the police

Remember that most people are mentally stable enough to get the hint when you ask them to stop texting. Others may require a bit more insistence, especially if you’ve added a large amount of value to their lives. For these people, the nice methods are likely to suffice.

That said, you might be dealing with a psychopath, a narcissist, or someone with a mental issue. And with these people, the nice way won’t cut it, since being ignored is what they hate the most. You’ll need one of the firmer, more drastic measures to make them stop texting you. And the sooner you do it, the better.

So go ahead—start with the kinder methods, moving up to the firmer ways when they don’t work out. Your mental health depends on it.

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2. How to Disable and Customize Facebooks Notifications, Texts

Feb 19, 2018 — On the Web Log in to Facebook click the dropdown arrow in the top right and select Settings. Next, select Notifications from the sidebar.(4)

Enter “32665” (without quotation marks here and throughout) as the recipient. Type “Off” in the subject line. Send the message and await a reply text message, (5)

Tell him/her. Just tell them about your feelings and don’t wanna talk with them anymore, seems silly but always useful. · Block him/her directly. You can choose 2 answers  ·  1 vote: Hello there ,

If you are having Messenger you have an option to block the messages without (6)

How to hide posts from a certain person or people

While you can’t turn off comments outright in non-group posts, there are some other workarounds. If you have a particular person, or people, who regularly make annoying comments on your posts, it is possible to hide your posts from them. Here’s what to do:

When you create a post, look for the “Friends” dropdown menu underneath your name.

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Limit who can see your post on your Facebook. Credit: screenshot: amy-mae turner

Click this. In the window that pops up, look for the “Friends except…” option.


Select “Friends except” to limit who can see your Facebook post. Credit: SCREENSHOT: AMY-MAE TURNER

Click this, and select the person or people you want to hide the post from.

9. Text Message Notification Settings Android

Here’s how to turn text message notifications for your Android smartphone on or off via the Messaging app.(27)

Oct 27, 2012 — Eager to stop people you don’t know from sending messages or friend requests on Facebook? Follow these three easy steps so it won’t happen (28)


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