How To Stop Or Opt Out Of MTN And Etisalat Spam Messages

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How to stop or opt out of MTN and Etisalat Spam Messages

Are you tired of receiving Unsolicited messages from MTN and Etisalat i have good news for you. Nigeria’s Largest Telcom company, MTN has launched a code to be used to opt out of all the Unsolicited SMS messages that pops in your phone without your consent.

In May 2016, Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) ordered all telecommunication industries in the country to stop sending unnecessary SMS and adverts to their subscribers without their consent or will be penalize for it. MTN has be the first to adhere to NCC direction.

We all know how annoying it’s when your phone keep on beeping because of messages that doesn’t interest you. We have even gone as far as using some apps to block certain numbers known for sending those Unsolicited messages but after everything, the network providers would still device a way to intrude into our lines and bombard us with adverts and charge us unnecessary.

How To Stop Receiving Unsolicited SMS From MTN Via DND
◾Simply Send HELP to 2442 for free and you’ll see options to opt out from any particular sms campaign ranging from educational, health, sport, banking etc..

SMS 7: Tourism & Leisure
SMS 8: Sport
SMS 9: Religion
STATUS: To check your DND status.
DND options. Send any option below to 2442.
STOP: To stop all sms. ALLOW: To receive all SMS.
SMS 1: To receive Banking / Insurance/ Financial Products. SMS 2: Real Estate. SMS 3: Education. SMS 4: Health.
SMS 5: To receive Consumer goods & Automobiles sms.
SMS 6: Communication/Broadcasting/Entertainment”

NoTe: Send STOP to 2442 to opt-out of all the message
Send STATUS to 2442 to know your STATUS that’s the Unsolicited SMS you receive

How To Opt Out Of Etisalat Unsolicited SMS
Text STOP to 2442

banking,insurance & financial products: SMS 1 to 2442
◾ real estate: SMS 2 to 2442
◾ education SMS: 3 to 2442
◾ health: SMS 4 to 2442
◾ consumer goods & automobiles: SMS 5 to 2442
◾ communication/broadcasting/entertainment/IT: SMS 6 to 2442
◾ tourism & leisure: SMS 7 to 2442
◾ sports: SMS 8 to 2442
◾ religion: SMS 9 to 2442

So to opt out from any of the Unsolicited SMS From MTN and Etisalat use the following codes above, we hope other network providers comply.

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My Name is Chukwuebuka Ogbuchi , a passionate blogger with full interest in making the world a better place for the tech lovers in the society at large,our main aim is to help and solve any related technology issues.

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  1. Wow good work from NCC, this has been many people problem overtime. Thank for sharing

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