We understand that you may want to turn off Report Junk on your iPhone with iOS 16. You can’t really turn it off though, but here’s everything you need to know to handle this feature properly.
iOS 16 brought many changes to the iPhone. The Messages app itself gets a lot of improvements, like unsending and editing messages, using SharePlay with iMessage, and more. One of the features introduced in the Messages app is Report Junk. This is an option that allows users to mark unwanted messages and alert Apple as spam. This is a nice feature to avoid receiving such messages in the future, but some users have expressed an inconvenience.
In this post, in iMessage[迷惑メールを報告]Learn why and when the option appears, and how to avoid using it accidentally.
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Why am I seeing Report Junk in my Messages app?
If you choose to delete messages from unknown contacts from your iPhone’s Messages app,[迷惑メールを報告]Options are displayed. When you delete a message from a phone number that has not been saved as a contact, a screen prompts you to confirm the deletion of the message.
If your region and network carrier support it, you may also see an additional prompt asking if you want to report the deleted message as spam. Here you will see two options for him, Report Junk and Don’t Report.
Marking messages as junk can greatly improve your messaging experience, but what many users complain about is how this option appears on their iPhone. This option appears as a second prompt when deleting messages, so it’s inconvenient to see the Report Junk option every time you delete a message that you don’t want to mark as junk.
Another important factor that users worry about is what this option means for their privacy. When he accidentally reports the message as spam to Apple, the actual message content is shared with his Apple and network his carrier. If the message in question is itself junk, this isn’t a problem, but if you’re sharing messages like transactions, 2FA logins, locations, passwords, or other sensitive information, it becomes a concern for many. increase. Please do not share with others.
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What happens when I use Report Junk in iMessage?
Deleted messages from unknown numbers[迷惑メールを報告]When you tap , iPhone sends deleted messages and sender information to Apple and network carriers. If you continue to mark similar messages or messages from the same contact as spam, Apple and network carriers may take action against the sender by preventing the text from reaching you or other users in the future. may be taken.
with a specific message[迷惑メールの報告]If you use the option incorrectly, don’t worry about receiving future messages from this number. Reporting a number as spam does not immediately stop you from receiving messages from that number. I will continue to receive important messages from these numbers in the future, unless Apple receives reports of multiple junk his messages from the same sender.
This means that you may still see messages from numbers you mistakenly report as spam. However, if you want to stop receiving messages from the same number, you can prevent messages from appearing by blocking the number on your iPhone.
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Can I turn off Report Junk in the Messages app?
Unfortunately, no. iOS 16 now has[設定]There is no option to completely turn off the Report Junk feature within. In other words, there is no way to avoid facing Report Junk option when deleting messages from unknown number on iPhone.
How to avoid accidentally using the Report Junk option on iOS 16
As mentioned above, the Report Junk option is a useful tool for alerting Apple to potentially unwanted messages. There is no way to disable the second prompt asking whether to report the message as junk, so the only way to stop using it is to ignore it.
To avoid accidentally pressing Report Junk, choose to delete the message and ignore the second prompt entirely. When you use the removal tool to remove unwanted messages, you’ll see an initial prompt asking you to confirm your action.where you erase Continue the removal process.
When the second prompt appears on the screen,[ジャンクを報告する]or[報告しない]Don’t tap any of the options. Tap an empty space outside the prompt instead. Doing so will dismiss this prompt, but will still remove the selected message from your device.
This may not be as helpful as avoiding the Report Junk option altogether, but you can train yourself to do so until an update arrives to fix this issue.
Will Apple fix this report junk issue in the future?
After facing concerns about the Report Junk option, Apple recognized the problem and fixed the issue in iOS 16.1 beta. In this beta version of iOS, when a user tries to delete a message on his iPhone, only one prompt will appear for him. Instead of adding a second confirmation prompt, Apple included an option to report the message as junk in the same prompt that appears as soon as you tap the trash can icon.
The updated version displays a new confirmation prompt and gives the user three options ([削除],[ジャンクの削除とレポート],[キャンセル]) is provided.If you want to delete a particular message without marking it as junk, from this prompt[削除]Just tap Similarly, delete the selected message,[削除してジャンクを報告]to alert Apple that it considers it junk.
If you’re running iOS 16.1 beta, you may be able to do this. However, if you’re currently using the public build of iOS 16, you may have to wait a while (maybe days) for the same option to be available on your iPhone.
Report Junk is not available in iMessage. why?
When you try to delete a message in the Messages app on iOS 16, you may see one or two confirmation prompts, depending on where you live and which network operator your iPhone currently uses.at the first prompt[削除]If you don’t see another prompt on your screen when you tap
Currently, the Report Junk option only appears on iPhones running iOS 16 in the US. This option is visible to users with carriers such as Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile.
That’s all you need to know about how to turn off Report Junk in iOS 16.
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