Regarding the prevalence of spam messages today, in the first part of this series, 5 major ways to know if an SMS you received is likely a scam message was considered, in order for you to protect yourself from been a victim.

In this part, we will equally look at 5 more ways to uncover spam messages when you get them on your phone.

I just got a message on my phone ending with a call to action. The content of the message is so nice and enticing that it’s difficult to resist taking that action. Before I press the button to reply this message though I took a second to ask myself “How I’m I sure this SMS isn’t a scam”?

If you’ve ever found yourself in this shoe of mine before, then you might just find the following 5 secrets in the first part of this series of how to recognize scam messages to be very helpful:

SMS Spamming has grown so widespread that barely a day passes by without you getting a spam message either in your email account or on your mobile phones.

Find listed here 5 tested and trusted tips that can help you avoid falling prey to SMS spamming.

Your phone makes the message beep. You open and check and it reads “Wow, you have won yourself 1 million naira in the ongoing 'blablabla' promo. To redeem your prize, call me now”. You knew you didn’t participate in the promo, infact, you never bought their product. That’s a spam message.

 

You have one message received. So your phone reads. You open and find a long text about something that doesn’t really interest you from someone or a number you don’t recognize, and at the end of the write-up you find “Send this to 20 persons today and get rewarded with 'sososo' amount of money”. You are a recipient of a spam message.

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