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Cellphone Parenting

Is there anything I can do about the spam my kid's phone gets?

Cell phone spam (unsolicited bulk messages) is a growing problem, and if kids click on these ads, they may unwittingly give away information or opt into a service. Call your cell phone company to report the problem; they may ask you to forward the spam to a specific number. Then block the caller, either by using your phone's settings or by going through your carrier.

Have you noticed your kid's phone getting a lot of spam calls?

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Teen, 14 years old written by scholarlyleopard

If by spam, you mean lots of alerts -- I can help. It all depends on the phone. iPhones are easy -- simply go to the "notification center" under "settings" and turn off alerts for whatever they're getting spammed with. For other phones, I would assume there are similar features. Check under the settings of the phone for alerts, and try to find a way to turn it all off. Google can probably tell you more :)