Unwanted SMS from GLO, MTN, Airtel or Etisalat How to Stop or Unsubscribe from thise annoying SMS/Mobile Ads.
One of the most annoying SMS we receive in our phones are unwanted Message and SMS from our network providers.
The messages, SMS or Calls are annoying that most of us always feel like throwing our phones when it happens.
Aside the disturb, we unknowingly subscribe to a service that will keep deducting our airtime every day, weekly or monthly.
So today, I will write on How to permanently stop to such unwanted SMS from Mtn, Glo, MTN or Airtel.
Before I share with you how to unsubscribe from those unwanted SMS or messages let us first know what it is and the body that made it possible to unsubscribe from it.
One thing to know is that most of these unwanted SMS are not directly from our Network Providers – MTN, GLO, Etisalat, Airtel etc
They are from 3rd party who registered with them and pay a percentage as commission this is why NCC step in
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given a directive to the telecommunications operators in Nigeria to active DO NOT DISTURB service that customers can use to unsubscribe from unsolicited SMS, annoying SMS and unwanted message.
This means that customers can choose to opt out totally from the service or chose to subscribe to any of the service categories they like without being send random SMS.
How to Unsubscribe Unwanted SMS or Message from MTN
To unsubscribe from such SMS or to totally stop receiving from MTN you can simply dial *123*5*4# and press 1 to opt out
Alternatively you can dial *123*1# and follow the prompt to know your active service and cancel any or all of them. Hope this helps for MTN users.
How to unsubscribe from Receiving Unwanted from GLO, Airtel Etisalat and others
To unsubscribe or stop receiving messages/SMS from Etisalat, Glo or Airtel, just write STOP in an SMS and send it to 2442 which is the dedicated DND number to opt out.
This will automatically remove your number from their database and you will stop receiving unwanted messages and SMS.
Those that want to receive SMS from the network providers but on one category or can still subscribe by sending Help to 2442 and reply with the keyword to receive SMS from specific categories.
Text keyword to 2442 to receive message from specific categories.
Now that you know how to unsubscribe from those unwanted messages and calls or how to subscribe partially
Remember to share with your loved ones to teach them as they still loose money receiving unwanted message.
Any further question please do let us know by commenting.