Samsung Galaxy S® 4 - Turn Premium SMS Permissions On / Off

If you're having issues sending text messages to short codes, view this info to check permission settings.

Note Notes:

  • Steps only apply if you've previously used a messaging app to send a text to a premium content provider or short code.
  • Short codes are typically 5 or 6 digit numbers commonly used when participating in contests, making donations, etc.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Gear icon > Application manager (My Device section).
  2. From the ALL tab, select the appropriate messaging app (e.g., Messaging).
    Note If necessary, swipe left or right to switch tabs.
  3. From the Permissions section, tap the 'Send premium text message' dropdown.
  4. Select an option:
    • Ask
    • Never allow
    • Always allow
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