Sometimes the number of unwanted text messages and spams get as much annoying that you prefer to just leave your phone and you may miss important message meanwhile. The Spam Filter feature on the Galaxy S5, let you Block unwanted text messages and get rid of Spam messages without even noticing them. Do as follows to setup the spam filters:
1. Open Messaging app
2. Tap the 3dot icon and go to the Settings.
3. Scroll down, open the "Spam Filter" option and make sure it is enabled
4. Tap the "Add to spam numbers" options, tap the Add icon and starting adding Phone Numbers or Contacts to your spam list
5. You can also use the Match Criteria option and send the messages sent from a phone number starts with specific digits, right to the spam box
It seems that some carriers have disabled the Spam Filter option on the Galaxy S5. So, if your device lacks the spam filter option, the only way to filter spam messages on Galaxy S5 is using alternative messaging applications, like GO SMS Pro.
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