Managing the Blacklist

Last updated: 2020-08-03 10:49:54

    The blocklist feature offers a proactive way to block spam SMS messages. You can add mobile numbers to the blocklist, and the blocked numbers cannot receive messages sent with the corresponding signature. Up to 1,000 numbers can be configured for all signatures under one application.

    Blocking a Mobile Number

    1. Log in to the SMS Console.
    2. In the application list, click the name of the target application to enter the application details page.
    3. Select the Blocklist Management tab and click Add a Mobile Number.
    4. Select a signature and SMS message type and enter a mobile number.
       >If you need to add multiple numbers, separate them by pressing Enter (one number per row). A maximum of 1,000 numbers can be added under one application.
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    5. Click OK.
       After the addition succeed, the operation will take about 5 minutes to take effect. When the status of the number becomes effective, it will be unable to receive SMS messages sent with the corresponding signature.

    Querying a Blocked Number

    1. Log in to the SMS Console.
    2. In the application list, click the name of the target application to enter the application details page.
    3. Select the Blocklist Management tab.
    4. Enter a mobile number and select a signature at the top of the blocklist and click Query to check whether the number is in the current blocklist.
       

    Removing a Mobile Number from the Blocklist

    Removing a mobile number from the blocklist is irreversible, and the number can receive SMS messages sent with the corresponding signature normally.

    1. Log in to the SMS Console.
    2. In the application list, click the name of the target application to enter the application details page.
    3. Select the Blocklist Management tab.
    4. You can choose the removal operation as needed:
       - Single removal: click Remove in the row of the target mobile number.
       - Batch removal: select the numbers to be removed and click Batch Remove at the top of the blocklist.
    5. In the pop-up window, click OK.

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