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My system doesn't support sms/mms blocking?

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Hey there, I am on a Nexus 6 with Android 5 and just installes ESM. I wanted to add some phonw/sms blocking butbESM tells me that my system doesn't support ams/mms blocking?

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As of Android KitKat, there's only one application in the system that can modify sms/mms messages. Due to this security limitation, EMS cannot filter incoming messages.

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I am on Android Lollipop...is it the same as with KitKat?

Also: Could you add the option to multi-select persons instead of adding one by one?

Currently I have like 57 ppl I want to block, I added them to a google group and could block that group but I also want to delete them from my google account meaning the group will be empty afterwards. So I would have to add them one-by-one :/

Also: Will there be any notification when someone who is blocked calls me? Or will it be simply ignored but shown in the "block history"?

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See the EMS for Android FAQ for all compatibility requirements and issues:

 

hxxp://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN2711

 

For the issue with Kitkat, that doesn't apply to other Android versions (see question #11):

 

Android 4.4 Kit Kat users

SMS & Call Filter is not functional in the ESET GUI on devices running Android Kit Kat 4.4 due to new SMS/MMS handling on this operating system. Users running Android Kit Kat 4.4 will see messaging that alerts them to this issue.

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Well I am runing Android 5.0.1 and not 4.4.x which is why I am asking ;P

And a way to multi-select contacts or import contacts from a group would be nice. Right now it uses the contacts within a group but when I empty the group later then nothing will be blocked anymore?

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Is there maybe a file that stores the blocked contacts ? That way I could copy & paste the 57 contacts I want to block instead of adding each one-by-one ?

 

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Anyone? My trial time is running out soon and I am not sure if I want premium if it causes me those problems :S

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Hey there, I am on a Nexus 6 with Android 5 and just installes ESM. I wanted to add some phonw/sms blocking butbESM tells me that my system doesn't support ams/mms blocking?

Thanka

 

 

I am on Android Lollipop...is it the same as with KitKat?

 

 

Sorry for the confusion, as Marcos said, this feature isn't supported on Android version 4.4 Kit Kat and above, which includes Lollipop (v5). 

 

For other users who want to use this feature with many contacts, you can create a group in your phone's contact list instead of a Google account and then select that group in EMS

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Hey there, I am on a Nexus 6 with Android 5 and just installes ESM. I wanted to add some phonw/sms blocking butbESM tells me that my system doesn't support ams/mms blocking?

Thanka

 

 

I am on Android Lollipop...is it the same as with KitKat?

 

Sorry for the confusion, as Marcos said, this feature isn't supported on Android version 4.4 Kit Kat and above, which includes Lollipop (v5). 

 

For other users who want to use this feature with many contacts, you can create a group in your phone's contact list instead of a Google account and then select that group in EMS.

Well that is exactly the problem I have right now. Since Android 5 you csn't hide contacts any.ore from the dialer app (only from the contacts app). So I don't want to have a group "blocked" since that group will always be shown in my dialer app. And when I import that group to EMS but then delete the group from my phone/google account - will it work with EMS? From tge looks of the gui it won't.

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And when I import that group to EMS but then delete the group from my phone/google account - will it work with EMS?

Well...

I tested it with a local phone group, so I added a group, blocked it and deleted the group afterwards. But then there happen something strangely - it seems to be buggy. It displayed nothing anymore in the rules list, so where the name of the group was before it was just nothing now. And if I tapped on the name "without a name" EMS required me to choose a (new/other) group.

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Please note that I tested it with Android 4.4, but this shouldn't make a difference. But as you can see it doesn't seem to work this way.

So you would either have to accept a group in your dialer/phone app or you must add all contacts one by one.

 

Another strange but possible workaround would be to create a blocking rule for one contact and add all phone numbers you want to block there. However I don't know if this would be easier. Maybe it would be even more difficult...

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