HTC 10™ - 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 icon Apps menu icon > Settings Settings icon > Apps.
  2. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  3. Tap Configure apps.
  4. Tap Special app access (Advanced section).
  5. Tap Premium SMS access.
  6. Select the app then select an option:
    Note Apps listed vary and only appear if they've previously been used for premium messaging.
    • Ask
    • Never allow
    • Always allow