Update July 3: How To Stop Receiving Unwanted Adverts Messages from Airtel, MTN, Glo, Etisalat
Subscribers can now deactivate unwanted messages on their numbers using the Do NOT Disturb feature. This means no more annoying advert SMS. To begin send the word HELP to 2442.
Many subscriber complain about how often their mobile phones get spammed by mobile operator. These messages are very annoying because they seem to be very irrelevant and most times come at odd hours and moments. Well after much complain to the NCC, a solution has is now available. So in this post I will be showing how to stop all mtn messages eg MTN PLAY, MTN FASHION guide, MTN cnn news etc.
However, note that you may also unknowingly subscribe to these services by accepting cell broadcast messages that pop up on your phone, so be careful of what you accept.
To opt out of MTN adverts from numbers such as 32043, 33070, 5010, 4100, Isa49v and others simply dial *123*5*4# and follow the instructions.
HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM ETISALAT SPAM MESSAGES
Navigate to Text Message => Create New Text Message => Then sms “STOP” to 224.
How to Stop MTN Zone Messages
Simply deactivate Cell broadcast messages. This can be located either in Message Setting or Call settings depending on your mobile phone brand (Nokia or Android).
Menu = Settings=Call=Cell broadcast