Block up to 5 numbers for 90 days. Go to Block calls and messages in My Verizon to set up the numbers you want to block.
Learn more on our Block Numbers page.
Internet Spam Blocking
Block up to 15 email addresses, websites or text names permanently. Visit Internet Spam Blocking in My Verizon to set up your blocks today.
Learn more about internet spam blocking from our Fraud FAQs.
We offer 3 different service blocks:
- Messaging Blocks: Prevent a device from using all messaging services or block specific types, including multimedia messaging.
- Purchase and Gifting Blocks: Prevent a line on your account from charging third-party apps, virtual goods, services, donations and gift cards to your Verizon Wireless bill.
- Free Services: Choose to opt in or opt out of the Verizon Selects program.
Learn more from our Blocks FAQs and How to Add Blocks video.
Receive alerts when you reach certain percentages of data usage. You can customize these on the Usage Alerts page in My Verizon. If you have allowances for minutes and messaging, you can also receive alerts for your usage in those categories. Visit our Tools for Monitoring Usage page for more information on Usage Alerts and other similar tools.
Note: Usage Alerts are free and different from Usage Controls.
Verizon Security & Privacy
Preloaded on your Android® device, this free* app helps protect your phone and information from malware and viruses. You can also upgrade to the Multi-Device version for a monthly fee, which extends the security services to all your eligible household devices, including computers.
For more information, visit our Verizon Security & Privacy FAQs and How to Use Guide.
Data charges may apply.